With everything going online, our working environments have changed drastically. Many people work or study from home these days, yet we often keep ourselves occupied with the tasks ahead of us, forgetting the essentials that keep our bodies healthy. Staying healthy is important, because it is the foundation to achieving great goals. Here are some tips that we have for you to stay healthy!
Physical health is often overlooked, simply because of how busy everyone is. It is ok to start small at the beginning, as it is all about building out the habit of reminding yourself to take good care of your body. Setting aside 10 to 15 minutes each day to do some fitness challenges, or setting an alarm every few hours to remind yourself to drink water is a great start. Remember to keep yourself active!
There are thousands of studies out there that can tell you how important a good, healthy and balanced diet can affect your body. Having a great diet can help you focus, feel better, be more productive, and have a balanced lifestyle. Avoid consuming overly processed or high sugar products, and make sure you have enough fruits, vegetables, and proteins for your body to function well.
As we shift from in person to the virtual world, staying connected with others had become progressively difficult. However, technologies are here to help us, so that we could stay connected with one another even in this new normal. Use your social medias to engage with friends, families, peers, or even meet new people! Join a club or network, learn a new skill, or simply enjoy having interactions with other people.
Mental health is all about your cognitive, behavioral, and emotional wellbeing. It can be hard to remember that we have to take good care of our mental wellbeing simply because of how busy life is. When studying or working from home, it is important to always take some time to reflect on oneself. Check out the resources at GBC, such as PeerConnect, Counselling & Student Wellbeing, and Accessible Learning Services.