Because of new knowledge, long working hours and caring for your family and yourself, the COVID-19 pandemic can feel daunting It 's important to pause and collect your thoughts for a moment, as pandemics can be taxing around the world. Keeping calm might help.
A feeling stressed or overwhelmed during uncertain times is normal. Emotions that react to uncertainty can include anxiety , fear, anger and sadness.
You could also feel helpless, discouraged and, sometimes, out of control. Headache, muscle tension, fatigue and sleeplessness may be physical responses.
personally i feel Sad depressed, and most time bored, during this lock down, i just wish school should open let me go back, and see all my friends i miss them a lot.
It's important to take care of yourself so you're equipped to help your family through this time. Here are some ideas you can use to look after yourself:
Eat a safe, well balanced diet and drink plenty of water to fuel your body.
Aim at getting seven to eight hours of nightly sleep.
Take deep breaths, and often stretch.
Avoid harmful or damaging habits such as alcohol consumption or substance misuse, heavy gambling or violating advice on public health.
Spend time outside, like for example: Go for a walk through the park but follow the guidelines for social distance.
Set a routine and keep it at home.
Reflect on the things that you can control.
Use technology to keep social ties with your loved ones. To give you something to look forward to, consider a regular check-in schedule.
Concentrate on the present and things to be grateful for today.
Hear to music, or read books.
Consume reliable sources of news that report facts, and avoid emotionally sensationalized media. If you find that it makes you anxious, limit your exposure or take a break from news and social media.
Rely on support for your personal values and your religion.
Look for ways to help your community, such as donating blood, checking older people in your own community Your neighborhood, or local organizations donating supplies or money.
Recognize and appreciate what you and your community are doing to help others.
Symptoms to look for
If one of these things becomes persistent or interferes with the daily functioning of the COVID-19 pandemic and is outside the norm, contact your provider for help and guidance:
Trouble focusing on daily activities
Anxiety which makes you feel out of control
Strong feelings which interfere with everyday activities