Corona like symptoms – cough, cold, shivering, fever, sour throat, bitter taste, body pains and similar experience related to ARI. For any examination and diagnosis, contact doctor and medical expertise for relief and immediate attention.
DIET IF YOU HAVE CORONA LIKE SYMPTOMS
You may follow similar diet to get relief and feel better –
- Drink lukewarm water
- Add honey and lemon juice into lukewarm water
- Drink citrus juice – Orange, Mosambi, Melon and others
- Eat fruits – Apple, Pine Apple, Pomegranate, Papaya, Kiwi and others
- Drink Kadha – made from Indian spices as a constant immunity booster and instant relief to throat and nose.
- Keep clean and dry
- Wash your hands often. Use sanitizer. Keep distance
- Read books if you like. Watch movies. Check old albums/photographs. Keep light environment and avoid heavy debated talks or discussions either over phone or directly.
- Try looking at nature – birds, animals, plants, tree and likewise.
- Create craft or paint if you like or have interest. It is a good pacifier.
Drink some liquid every 2 hours and possibly hot beverages. Avoid coffee if possible.
Take medication if any issue persist and always seek medical attention by doctor.
Keep smiling and stay positive. Stay at home and stay safe. If you or your family members have to go out, keep your mask on and follow social distancing. Avoid touching surfaces and avoid strictly avoid touching your face at any time.
Invest in good mask if you are going out frequently and keep it clean and dry at all times.
It’s Monsoon in India – so keep precautions and watch. Avoid getting drenched as much as possible. If you have to go out – use raincoat and umbrella.
Share positive thoughts and stories. Pray if you may like. And keep calm.
COVID-19 FROM BEING A PANDEMIC TO BECOMING A STIGMA SLOWLY
There seems to be certain level of awareness regarding the COVID19 but within the attempt to raise awareness, there has been perforation of various uncertainties, which has led to the stigma, disassociation and fear in a way. The resultant response is not very clear from the suffering, neither from the people people around. Any respiratory illness and symptoms are being noticed and looked at, probably dealt in ways that might not been.
But amidst all the noise, news, updates, rumors and intent to raise awareness, what slightly possibly is missed is the acceptance of the uncertainty of the way virus may react on the host person and it may change. Secondly any symptomatic person must get attention – professional specialized Covid-19 attention to get the best treatment or response. People who have symptoms and have been in contact with positive confirmed cases should be very vigilant and report at the earliest. Along with that people who have no contact of any form but experience any mild symptoms of ARI, should seek medical attention and isolate.
But beyond all the medical terms and protocols, people must learn to empathize and show care of every form. By helping the people around with clear steps and reducing the vibe and nervousness, things may seem to get clear view.
Each needs to be dealt differently. Half the battle is won if the person is clear in the head.
So to avoid any kind of stigma or reluctance to proceed further with Corona testing or treatment, one must be given proper information and care. Also the time to digest the symptoms.
Empathy. Care. Affection. This will result into a strong response method combined with isolation, medication and precautions.
GEAR UP FOR YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTION
New Year is around the corner and with it all sorts of resolutions are making a buzz. You may be able to make something work and while something have always been in your pending list never actually getting crossed. If there is something that you are looking to start off as your New Year resolution, then don’t wait for 1st January to knock your door. Take your stride and start early to gain momentum.
If you are looking to improve your fitness as your New year resolution, then you can start from today and get some momentum going. So you don’t jump start into New year and feel too much happening at once. You can start slow now and as days progress you will be in rhythm to actually gain speed and feel better.
If you are looking to run or do some sport, then take out your shoes and go out in the ground and park. Stay slow and get that inertia out of the box.
Chase yourself and find yourself !
If you are looking to read a lot next year, then take some book now and start reading few pages a day. As you gain the flow to sit at a place and read, increase the amount of time you are spending on reading along with trying to gain from what your reading. So when you are building your wishlist of books to read, you are not confused or blocked.
If you are looking to start a new habit or learn something new like a language or a skill, then find a circle or a person with similar interests or join some club. As you get frequented with the environment, you will gain the necessary interest and practice to get going. As you step into new year, you will feel prepared and can focus well on your decision.
As the times have been challenging for all of us, there isn’t any need to push self or beat unnecessarily. Always try to find your natural flow and do that what makes you happy. Start with small and then increase or improve. Wishing you all the best for a boost into your choices and decisions for life and self. Chase yourself and find yourself. Cheers.