1. WASH YOUR HANDS FREQUENTLY
This remains one of the top most effective steps you can take to prevent the corona virus spread. Choose Earthly Soaps for those frequent hand washes to keep your skin protected & nourished. You don’t need a harsh foaming soap when your hands are already struggling to hold onto moisture. Skip antibacterial soaps because they don’t work any better than regular soap in killing viruses or germs and create resistant bacteria in the population.
2. WASH YOUR HANDS FOR 20-30 SECS
So, what’s the Tasbeeh or Kalima you recite while you wash your hands? Or is it a song that you hum…or a jolly 1..2..3…? Remember, the longer you scrub, the better. Make sure to wash the backs of your hands, between fingers, and under fingernails
3. DON’T TOUCH YOUR FACE
I know it’s a hard habit to break, (I’ve stopped myself a gazillion times from touching my face while writing this).. . but the fact is that most microbes & viruses including COVID-19 enter your body by first sticking to your hands and then being rubbed into your eyes, nose & mouth so please be mindful and don’t touch your face, not without first washing hands.
4. NO HANDSHAKES
That also means NO fist or elbow bumps (remember you’re to sneeze/cough in your elbow). Perhaps take some inspiration from Ertugrul for the time being …
5. STAY HOME
Sounds boring and hard but it’s the need of the hour. Go out only if you really have to and when you do maintain social distancing.
Here’s the bright side: you now have the time to learn that craft you’ve always wanted to or practice your favorite hobby or spend quality time with your family. Make a list of all things you’ve been meaning to do, learn or practice but simply never had the time to and utilize this time wisely
These are simple tips, yet make big differences in preventing the corona virus spread and flattening the curve. Educate and help people around you. Be kind, be mindful and remember we’re all in this together.
With Love & Health,