How To Be At The Peak Of Health During The Pandemic

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The way people all around the world approach the state of their health is interesting. How people treat their bodies has an important and authentic influence on the quality of health. We often fail to understand that human health is supreme to everything else on this earth.

General Health

Despite these undeniable facts, the truth is we are at present going through the unhealthiest era of our lives. Since the detection of Covid 19, the whole approach towards healthy life and healthy living has changed. It has been found that people took the aspect of health for granted, and now we are paying the price for it. So, whether it is intentional or not, it has become a global issue now, whether you want to admit it or not. It is obvious that whenever something is taken for granted, like at the moment human, it is given less priority than it should have been. Quite natural, the outcome has been a negative one too, and so the consequences have lately been negative. And, in the most severe cases, the outcome has been fatal, as it has been observed in the case of the coronavirus. It is, therefore, necessary than ever that we take good care of ourselves.

The practices that can help are going for frequent health check-ups, seeking professional advice, and helping whenever you feel that you are not ok, whether physical or mental. During such times, ensure that you are surrounded by people who make you feel positive and extend a positive environment. Also, there has to be a proper diet and exercise.

Healthy life

Many people have a mindset of ‘I will start from tomorrow onward’. Well, there may not be anything wrong with it. But, what happens if tomorrow never comes, and so nothing substantial happens. People are either too busy or too lazy to think of a healthy lifestyle unless it’s too late.

Lately, it has been observed that modern people are busier than usual. So, yes, everybody is time-pressed, and it all boils down to priorities. Also, it has been observed that people do everything they can to stay fit and healthy but still fail to achieve the desired results. It happens so since people think that doing a lot will help, but a smart approach is way more effective than strenuous efforts. Therefore, it can be said that every individual can maintain peak health at all times during the pandemic provided they go for the right approach.

The human body is incredible. Humans were a hunting-gathering group who traveled and wandered for survival by gathering fruits or berries or Marijuana. It suggests that the human body has evolved to resist movement and exercise. It is an important understanding since how the human body is treated directly reflects the quality of life.

The diet of a person is most important. It has a huge impact on how the human body feels, acts, or the immune system would respond to external pathogens. At the same time, a healthy diet does not mean not having the favourite dishes at all. However, a healthy diet is the one that works best for an individual depending on the specific lifestyle. It usually consists of having fresh food and drinks and a balanced daily schedule as much as possible.

A healthy diet ensures that the body is at its peak and functions normally and reliably. It is easier for the body to process healthy food instead of working the body to process them. Apart from diet, exercise is crucial for good overall health since it provides the much needed adrenaline necessary for survival.

According to most medical and health experts, exercising for at least 30 minutes every day works best for the body. However, since something is better than nothing, any amount of time dedicated to exercise is beneficial. The best thing about diet and exercise is that both extend their benefits individually, but both must be followed in collaboration with each other for the best results.

It is not shocking that people are still not aware of how the human body responds to something. However, since the onset of the pandemic, people have realized that it is crucial to be aware of the basics, at least for maintaining a healthy body. The key is a balanced and healthy diet, following a comfortable enough work-out schedule, and regular visits to the health expert.

Corona Virus And Human Health

Corona infection has affected the lives of people across the globe in unusual ways. Since things are continually changing, it is evident that people will be confused and stressed. Social distancing coupled with good hygiene practices is necessary to restrict the spread of the disease.

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In a challenging time like this, where the chances are relatively high that you may suffer from sadness and loneliness, here are a few things that you can try so that you are healthy and happy till things become normal:

Mastering Mindfulness

You see, if you are mindful enough in the activities that you do at a particular time, it can help you develop a sense of being. Such an approach has been practical enough to overcome stress, loneliness, and anxiety among most people.

Please keep in mind that the practice does not have to be intense or complicated. Just be mindful of what you are doing, and that will be more than enough. While you have food, you can be mindful by taking adequate time to eat. Ensure that there is no distraction. Just make yourself comfortable and enjoy your food.

Mindful breathing can be beneficial too. Breathe slowly. While exhaling, extend the breath. It helps a lot to relax the parasympathetic nerves of the body. In the long run, this practice can help you achieve inner peace and content. Hope you have noticed that your breathing becomes heavy when you are excited or nervous. So, slow down the breathing and count as you let go of your breath. It will help calm your mind too.

Similarly, mindful thinking can help to counter negative feelings. If you find that your temper is rising or you are getting so emotional that you may lose control of yourself, acknowledge those feelings. Give adequate time to yourself so that you can express yourself. You may also consider reaching out to someone in case you feel that might help.

Healthy Food Balanced Diet

It’s simple. If your diet is healthy enough, it can considerably boost the immune system to help fight diseases, including Covid. Your diet must consist of healthy fats, vegetables, fruits, healthy protein, and whole grains.

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At the same time, keep yourself hydrated at all times, especially during the day. Reduce the intake of too much caffeine through black tea or coffee. Instead, you can consider peppermint or herbal tea. These can be beneficial for digestion and sound sleep.

Keeping In Touch

Just the way you are supposed to take time while eating, you must also manage the time to get in touch with family and friends. It doesn’t matter whether you are in isolation or not. If needed, take the help of whatever technology is available for reaching out to those who are near and dear to you. There are enough platforms available that can help you connect virtually and interact through voice or video. Even playing a game online can be pretty helpful. Take some time and write a letter to someone you haven’t been in touch with for long.

Active Life

Maintaining an active life can be as simple as going for a short walk in the neighborhood or the garden or even backyard. You may also consider getting onto activities such as cooking or knitting.

Keep the body flexible as much as you can. Go for some stretching exercises or yoga every day. An active daily routine is important for a strong, healthy, and energetic body. You may also consider practising singing or get associated with virtual coir.

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Singing can be a great way to boost your physical, mental, and emotional well being. The point is, you must be social enough and should have fun.

Be Entertained

During Covid, you must keep yourself entertained and active. Do whatever makes you feel good. Listen to music, watch movies, play games, learn something new, or experiment with a new idea. Just go with whatever you feel like doing or make you happy.

If you are fit and healthy, it is a joy of life. Therefore, you must aim to be healthy, happy, and fit throughout your life. Even during Covid, if you can manage a marathon, go for it. No matter what happens or how busy you are, never skip any meal, especially breakfast. Breakfast is the most crucial meal. Drink up at least 4 -5 liters of water. Better still, go for electrolyte water as much as possible. You must get adequate rest. Sleep for a minimum of 7 – 8 hours uninterrupted. You may be compelled to burn the midnight oil at times, but it should only be an exception. It must not turn into a habit. Re-work your schedule if needed.

Exercise at least 3 – 5 times a week, even if it is for just 20 minutes. Don’t be lazy. Make it a point to do it. Set up a fitness goal and gradually start following it. It may not be easy to maintain good fitness, but the benefits are tremendous. Remember that a vaccine alone is not going to be everything. Unless you enjoy good health, you will be prone to infections.


About Abhijeet Modi

I am a dedicated and hard-working person with a substantial gusto for sports. I am also an avid animal lover and a supporter of animal rights. It's been 5 years since I started working as a full-time writer and have been doing it to date. A journey full of skepticism is what I enjoy the most about writing.

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