Physical Hygiene

This has never been more important than today. Since the habit of washing hands has been set during the crisis, let us stick to it. When you practice good hygiene you keep going with it:
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Mental Hygiene

There is so much stress around us often due to the bombardment of news. Do not read every news and WhatsApp and presentations. It’s cumbersome and our brain is wired to think the worst. Bad news sells, and the media knows that.
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Eat

Eating as healthily as possible is important not only for your physical health, but psychological well-being, too. A healthy diet reduces the risk of chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, as well as depression and anxiety.
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Move

Exercise releases chemicals in the body that make us feel good, and it’s also been linked to better sleep, reduced stress and anxiety, and improved memory and cognition. Watch out for the lockdown timings and walk briskly or perform any other physical activity for 30 minutes.
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Sleeping Soundly

Sleep is essential for our bodies to repair cells, clear toxins, consolidate our memories and process information. Sleep deprivation can have major impacts on our health — negatively affecting our psychological wellbeing concentration and even our emotional intelligence.
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Distantly Positive

We may not be able to socialize as much as we did earlier as a precautionary measure but we can still socialize distantly and be positive about it. But it’s now more than ever that we need our friends!
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SELF DEVELOPMENT:
LIFE @HOME WITH ASTER

It is key not to try take on too many things, so perhaps choose 1 or 2 areas you’d like to focus on. Perhaps it is something you have always wanted to spend more time on, like meditation or working out, or something you have wanted to learn, like a language or skill. It is also imperative that you remember that these are trying times, and some days if you just do the bare minimum like getting out of bed, showering and showing up, that is okay too. Not everyone has to come out of this a master baker, adept at a new language or with a six-pack. Everyone’s journey is different, and it is important to be gentle with yourself. We’re spending a lot of time with our inner dialogue nowadays, so make sure it’s a kind one.

Stay Calm

This is an ideal time to get your life in order. While observing #socialdistancing, you can take up a number of activities that will help calm your nerves to the uncertainty around us.
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Work from Home

It is likely that most of us will end up working from home in the coming months. But WFH does not mean remaining glued to the screen. We need to learn to MOVE between meetings to stay healthy.
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Seek Spirituality

Emotions are running high and its natural to be anxious, to panic or stress out. The best way to calm our emotions is to seek spirituality. There are several ways to maintain mindfulness when in transit between all of life’s demands.
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Individuals at High-risk

Who are at high risk? Elderly, Smokers and Adults with Diabetes, Chronic pulmonary disease, Cardiovascular disease, Renal disease and Obesity

What should they be careful about?

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Skill Sets

Learn a new language - the DuoLingo app is a good starting point as it is interactive and intuitive, and if you want to do something more intensive, coursera/Udemy also offer language courses.
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Self Development

If you want to spend this time focusing on self-development, the Mindvalley platform offers some incredible resources from helping you on your fitness journey to your meditation practice, and even programs in making your memory better, or in developing a goal setting method.
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Personal Finance

These tips can help you relook at your personal financial plan or start a new one:

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