MINDCARE: HOW TO SPEND A PANDEMIC MENTAL HEALTH DAY?

Currently, life seems to be a page sprung out of Hunger Games. Or Avengers. Or something worse, because nothing comes close to the dystopia we are living in. All of us are left reeling under a constant fear and hence, alarming stress levels. Everyone deals with stress differently, people have their own ways to negotiate and manage emotions. Usually, people do this so instinctively that they are unaware of the process. But, with the pandemic, stress levels have broken the ceiling. The world has finally woken up to the silent pandemic hidden in the curtains. Finally realised the importance of self care and detox days.Physical and mental health do not exist independent of each other. The last year has been tough on all of us. And this year is running a rampage on our mental health. The stress, the doom, the burnout is taking a toll on everyone. Now, more than ever, we need to hit a pause button. Pause the incessant stream of worry, guilt and anxious thoughts. It is completely alright to take a break, turn all the buzz off, to escape. Rest days are essential to wellness. A mental health day does to your mental fitness what a workout rest day does to your fitness routine: gives you time to recover and re-energize for the road ahead.Now that we have decided that a mental health day is essential, we are here to give you some ideas on how to use that day off to garner the best results.

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