May 28, 2023
May 28, 2023
With the spread of pandemic Covid-19 (Corona) virus has called for unprecedented lock down from social distancing to being quarantined depending on the location where we live, where we have traveled recently or what we have been exposed too. The social gatherings, going out, going to games, restaurants, travel, vacationing, movies, and gym etc. have become out of reach. Even visiting a place of worship for soul upliftment is not an option open or available. In short the reality is that there is not much than we can do. If we try to fill our time emails, social media, movies on DVD player it gets boring, old and unstimulating with its sameness. Instead of time flying, now the situation is clock is hardly moving at all. The days have stretched out long.
This has resulted in situation; we had not anticipated or prepared for. All of sudden we are at a loss as to what to with all the time at our disposal. The days can be filled with physical and mental inertia making us forget which day of the week it is. The ways thinks are evolving we are not sure how this feeling helplessness is going to last and what to do with a feeling of being adrift on a life boat in the midst of an ocean. So, how keep ourselves physically and mentally engaged when atrophy abounds? So, if one is thinking how to keep engaged, here are few suggestions/options to incorporate:
Let us take care of our physical and mental wellbeing when subjected to unplanned down time. Let us not allow it to have a profound effect on our moods, add anxiety, extreme frustration, or depression etc.