In the hard times that many people are in a position of having to go through, it does help to have one or two daily, monthly or weekly pandemic activities to keep the mind healthy and lessen the effect of exhaustion and anxiety. It also helps to have a haven for those who do not want to become lazy and have a massive gap in their time now that they are practicing social distancing.
1. Positive thoughts
Having a positive view of life is a critical component of a healthy and balanced lifestyle, and it has many benefits in the social and spiritual spectrum. It is a method combining the power of influencing one’s thoughts to be interested in different things. And doing something different will offer the mind and soul a resting place, the resting place they need after so much time spent doing the same type of activity, which in the situation of a pandemic is staying home.
Minimalism is one of the trends that picked up many followers in the past decade, and it represents a lot of people’s choices in fashion and design elements on a large scale. It makes for a great way to pass the time productively and a fantastic pandemic activity. The idea behind this theory is to produce more out of less, which is the basis of positive and economic thinking, and it represents a good pandemic activity.
Writing is considered a healing factor for some people; others view it as a place to dump their creative ideas in a well-organized manner, which relieves their stress. And for that reason, it counts as a pandemic activity. Anyone has the ability to pick up a pen and start writing or have a computer and start putting their thoughts into a well-documented manner.
Doing home exercise is the go-to for many people in the last three months and good reasons too. It is a fact that creating a schedule for training the body to become healthier and in better shape takes the weight of spending time off of one’s shoulders. And there are many YouTube channels and articles online that can aid and assist a novice in starting one. Plus, exercise as a pandemic activity is a very efficient way of keeping the brain active without going outside.
2. Inner peace
In the event of an epidemic activity, the time available for the public to encounter and solve the problem is very long. Partly, because the situation has to have a broad set of controlling factors, but mostly because of the information and data gathered around, it is vital and constantly changing. That is why all of the people involved will be on high alert, and that calls for some formidable activities during the pandemic to keep their wits about them.
2.1 Practicing meditation
Meditation helps as a source of great relief and calmness; it also beckons the thought-provoking process about everything that happened in the last months. It represents the proper way of rationalizing the issue. It consists of breathing exercises, stress management, anger mitigation, and other activities that can fit into the pandemic context of the pandemic.
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- Dealing with the sleep schedule struggle during the lockdown
Originally published on Live Positively.