The top Google search is ‘self care’ followed by breathing exercises, virtual meditation, relaxation and peaceful playlist.
Mental health experts ain’t surprised as they are overwhelmed with queries about fighting stress and uncertainty. The new lifestyle where we all are stuck in our homes has impacted our sleep, our eating patterns, our activity levels and the most, our mental health. We all are doing more than we ever did, confined in a limited space. Thus, people are turning to self care help to keep themselves sane. Among other top Googled ideas are ‘how to organise’ and ‘how to stay calm’. Additionally, people have also been looking for ‘How to declutter your home’.
Medical practitioners worldover are asking people to eat well and sleep well. They are advising people to stay busy with whatever makes them happy and also recommend finding new hobbies. Many people have turned to honing their culinary skills, others are taking to art.
Experts are also encouraging people to stay active by engaging in home workouts or walking indoors. Climbing stairs is another workout that many can follow to keep their activity levels up through the day.
To calm the mind, there are many breathing exercises you can do, as well as guided meditation; you can easily find most of these sessions online, free of charge.