• Mona Laru

COVID-19: The Daily 5 for Building Immunity

COVID-19 is forcing us to reevaluate so much of our lives. It is imperative each of us double-down on self-case -- not just for ourselves but as our civic responsibility to contribute to the solution.



What CAN I do daily during this pandemic?

Take care of your body and your mind and connect with others to benefit your mental health. Set reasonable goals each day and outline steps you can take to reach those goals. Give yourself credit and recognize some days will flow more than others. Be gentle and kind to yourself.


Tip:

Limit exposure to news and media. Constant news about COVID-19 will increase anxiety and decrease your immune system. Keep up to date through reliable resources.





The Daily 5:

  1. Nourishing meals. Plant-based meals will decrease your risk of serious illnesses.

  2. Movement. Sweating releases toxins and boosts your mood.

  3. Meditation. Start if this proven technique to decrease anxiety.

  4. Mental health check in. Start a journal using this format.

  5. Give back. Here are some ways to safety contribute from your home.