Since the time Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a lockdown, there is some kind of stress that’s not going easily. Spending all the time locked inside your home can be really stressful. But complete isolation and social distancing are the needs of the hour and therefore we have to follow the instructions given by the government. Also Read - Coronavirus: Benjamin Netanyahu Tests Negative, Will Continue to Stay in Isolation
But what about your mental health? You cannot let it suffer. Generally, people suffering from anxiety and stress are suggested to indulge in exercise and cooking as they are of therapeutic nature. But if you are bored of doing these monotonous works, here we bring some offbeat ways to self care and reduce stress and anxiety. Read on to know about them. Also Read - Angela Merkel Tests Negative for Coronavirus For Third Time
Light aromatic candles
Soothing fragrance of these candles can boost your mood and help you unwind. Apart from making your home smell wonderful, aromatic candles plays a significant role in the way you feel. Scented candles are actually used in aromatherapy. They set your mood by sending strong signals to your brain and increasing secretion of happy hormones. Also Read - Experiencing Stress Due to Coronavirus Pandemic? These Oils May Help You Beat That
Follow a morning beauty routine
When you look good, you feel good. So, it is important that you pamper yourself and take out time to enhance your look. Have an extensive morning beauty routine. This can give an instant boost to your mood and you will feel happy and confident.
Get a foot massage
During the time of lockdown, you cannot go to a parlour but can definitely ask one of your family members to give you a nice foot massage. Massaging specific pressure points on your feet can relax your entire body and boost your mood. So, if you are feeling stressed out, get a foot massage that can clear your mind and relieve stress.