Physical and Emotional Well Being During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by | Apr 4, 2020 | Cleanroom News

Taking care of ourselves and others in the Coronavirus Pandemic – together we will persevere and grow stronger

Living through the threat of a public health emergency such as the Coronavirus can be extremely stressful. Many are faced with anxiety and fear that they could be exposed to the coronavirus or their loved ones will become sick. With the rapid change of news coverage and sometimes conflicting information, there is a high level of uncertainty and fear. During these times, it is important that we all take care of our physical and emotional health.

Taking care of yourself, your friends, and your family can help you cope with stress. Communities will grow stronger as we help each other cope with the Coronavirus pandemic. We all have a part to play and we will get through this and be stronger than we once were.

At Precision Cleanrooms, our focus is on the safety, health and well-being of our clients, employees and the communities we serve. First and foremost, follow the steps to protect yourself and others during a Coronavirus outbreak, found here on the CDC website. Below are some additional practices that can help all of us manage our stress and cope in these difficult times.

Physical Health

  • Maintain a healthy cardiovascular exercise routine, exercise can help you relax, boost your mood and help you in managing your stress levels.
  • Meditation can help to relieve stress.
  • Make sure to get good sleep to keep your mind and body healthy.
  • Breathing exercises can help you to minimize stress and keep a clear mind.

Emotional Health

  • Limit social networks and viewing news channels.
  • Find time for hobbies or games that challenge you mentally.
  • Maintaining your physical health through exercise and cardiovascular activity contribute greatly to your emotional health.
  • Stay positive and be optimistic.

Social Health

  • Keep in touch with friends and family by phone, facetime or online virtual meetings.
  • Stay calm and be kind. In these high stress times, it is ever so important that we all remain calm and respect each other.
  • Offer to help those who are less fortunate. 

Nutritional Health

  • Maintain a healthy balanced diet.
  • Minimize alcohol consumption. Alcohol is a depressant and drinking in excess can alter your mood and increase anxiety and stress.
  • Decrease caffeine intake before bedtime.
  • Stay well hydrated.
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