6. Give yourself a facial:
This might be a tricky one or might sound hard to do. But believe me, there is so much you can do at home to give yourself an at-home facial, it doesn’t have to be complicated. During high levels of stress, the skin can take a turn for the worse, it can start prematurely aging, breakouts, and hormonal induced hyperpigmentation. Taking care of your skin will help with cell turnover, wrinkles, breakouts, texture, increase circulation, and you will feel so good. See this video of how to give yourself a 7 step at-home facial (https://youtu.be/5KuF3v-N5Ls).
7. Meditate (quiet time):
Meditation enables us to move from higher frequency brain waves to lower frequency, which activates different centers in the brain. Slower wavelengths = more time between thoughts = more opportunity to skillfully choose which thoughts you invest in and what actions you take. Meditation training improves a wide range of willpower skills, including attention, focus, stress management, impulse control and self-awareness. It changes both the function and structure of the brain to support self-control. Practicing meditation will help with stress and anxiety.
8. Write a journal:
Writing can do wonders for your mental health. Beyond keeping your creative juices flowing. Not only does regular writing make you feel good, it helps you re-live the events you experienced in a safe environment where you can process them without fear or stress. According to PsychCentral(https://psychcentral.com/lib/the-health-benefits-of-journaling/), keeping a journal can help you: Clarify your thoughts and feelings. Reduce stress, get to know yourself better Reduce stress, resolve disagreements with others, and solve problems more effectively. In fact, there’s so much data about the mental and emotional benefits of journaling that counselors, social workers and therapists often encourage their patients to do it.
9. Cook your favorite meal:
You can use cooking therapy to relieve stress. Instead of seeing cooking as a chore, you can view it as a fun activity that can help you stay stress-free. Counselors intimate that cooking courses soothe stress, reduce negative thinking and build confidence. Most people love food. Food is one of the things that connect people. When people meet somewhere, they always meet over drinks or food. If you love food, the best way to follow your passion is to get into the kitchen and try out as many recipes as possible. When you love food, you will concentrate more on making good food, and you will have no time for stress.
10. Avoid smoking, drugs & alcohol:
According to the addiction center (addictioncenter.com) limit smoking and the use of drugs & alcohol because it weakens the immune system and other health issues. And, this disease harms more of those with a lower immune system. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease which impairs breathing, so smoking may increase the risk of coronavirus complications. Alcohol & substance addiction can also affect our sleeping pattern and concentration. It will also damage your skin, liver and worst make a person feel depressed.
They also believe smoking marijuana can also increase the risk of contracting coronavirus. Several posts have circulated on social media making claims that CBD (a chemical found in cannabis) has medical properties that can treat coronavirus. Although some studies have shown that CBD can be effective in treating pain and anxiety, there are currently no known treatments or cures for COVID-19. In fact, inhaling hot smoke of any kind can be damaging to your lungs. When smoking marijuana and sharing joints, pipes and paraphernalia, be aware that they may contain saliva and potentially spread virus-bearing germs