The recent pandemic that the whole world faced has impacted the mental, emotional, and sometimes the wellbeing of people, worry, isolation, loneliness, anxiety and depression, became a shared collective experience for everyone across the globe.
Society’s stigma has changed drastically the past year, as this collective experience moulded the way we think and view certain things in life.
Self care is now a priority, taking the time to reflect and heal emotionally, paying more attention to inner family and closed ones as the pandemic separated many people.
Self-care whether it is done through mediation, taking vacation day, travelling locally, learning a new skill, practicing yoga and healthy eating, being cautious to the nutrients we get through the food we consume is very essential towards healing, those steps are being practiced without the need to schedule or think about them. Health and wellness are becoming the most important subject this year.
People are learning about the importance of Vitamin D through soaking up in the sun which is very vital and plays an important role in wellbeing of a person as much as the physical parts of healthy eating and exercising. Research has shown that vitamin D might play an important role in regulating mood and warding off depression. In one study, scientists found that people with depression who received vitamin D supplements noticed an improvement in their symptoms
Exercise can impact a person’s mental wellbeing. When you exercise regularly, your body releases all the negative energy and gets rid of anxiety, unwanted residues of negative thinking, aids your body in the process of releasing happy hormones making you feel a rush of relaxation, happiness, calmness, and peacefulness.
Day-to-day life can be draining with most days being spent in an office or home, possibly doing a job you do not even like, adding a fun activity to your day or even your week will give you something to look forward to and a reason to be happy.
Eating a balanced diet can have many benefits, it can improve your mental health. Because a healthy brain stems from a healthy body, eating the right food can improve your emotional and mental well-being. Not only that, With the right vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, your brain will be in performing in the state possible.
Every once in a while, you need to be able to take a break and give yourself a chance to just meditate. Meditation allows you to breathe properly and release the stress building up in your body positively and healthily. Meditation is also a chance to connect with yourself, the universe, and empower yourself with doing simple things. As time stops and you try your best to relax, you give yourself the chance to take things slowly and appreciate the little things and breathe properly.
Limit your social media active hours
Make it a regular thing and even take the time to experience different things and you will find yourself getting lost in the moment and substituting your negative emotions with positive ones.
Break the routine
Studies show that people who spend a significant amount of time on social media experience increased anxiety and decreased self-esteem. Make a use of this platform to connect and meet new people, but do not take it as a 24/7 Habit.
Break the Cycle
The act of giving yourself some quality time with yourself to experience something you enjoy and have fun doing can boost your mental health beyond imagination, Break the routine and do something your soul would enjoy, a nice drive to a beautiful north of Jordan location or a drive to the dead sea can break some of the city busy life and routine