Take care of your mental health this lockdown by practising these habits

In these trying times, we need to take care of our mental health more than anything else. With so many things happening around it is not easy to stay positive and happy all day long.

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We are in the middle of a pandemic and it is completely okay to take some time off from your busy schedule and just breathe. Do not push yourself when your mind is cluttered with thoughts. Here are a few ways to release those feel-good hormones in these difficult times.(Unsplash)

We are in the middle of a pandemic and it is completely okay to take some time off from your busy schedule and just breathe. Do not push yourself when your mind is cluttered with thoughts. Here are a few ways to release those feel-good hormones in these difficult times.(Unsplash)

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Organise your home: This is another way of feeling productive and staying occupied. This will keep you busy for a good 1-2 hours.(Unsplash)

Organise your home: This is another way of feeling productive and staying occupied. This will keep you busy for a good 1-2 hours.(Unsplash)

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Rest and relax: Don't push yourself too much. It is okay to just lay in bed and do nothing. If you think you need some time off then just take it.(Unsplash)

Rest and relax: Don't push yourself too much. It is okay to just lay in bed and do nothing. If you think you need some time off then just take it.(Unsplash)

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Exercise: Doing any kind of physical activity is not only good for your physical health but also your mental well-being so make sure you work out for at least 30-40 minutes every day. You can skip one day of a week and just relax.(Unsplash)

Exercise: Doing any kind of physical activity is not only good for your physical health but also your mental well-being so make sure you work out for at least 30-40 minutes every day. You can skip one day of a week and just relax.(Unsplash)

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Maintain social connection: Call up your loved ones and tell them how much you love and miss them. Enjoy a burst of good laughter by recalling old fun memories.(Unsplash)

Maintain social connection: Call up your loved ones and tell them how much you love and miss them. Enjoy a burst of good laughter by recalling old fun memories.(Unsplash)

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Meditate: Meditation can help reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety as well as increase the volume of certain areas of the brain. After working out, meditate for a few minutes.(Unsplash)

Meditate: Meditation can help reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety as well as increase the volume of certain areas of the brain. After working out, meditate for a few minutes.(Unsplash)

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Self-grooming: Dedicate one day of a week to self-pampering. Get your grooming kit and trim those nails, apply a face pack, oil your hair, put on some music and just have fun.(Unsplash)

Self-grooming: Dedicate one day of a week to self-pampering. Get your grooming kit and trim those nails, apply a face pack, oil your hair, put on some music and just have fun.(Unsplash)

UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 10:17 AM IST
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