Globally, Covid-19 has crashed the economy, challenged the healthcare system, and disrupted daily life in ways no one had imagined before. Below given are some of the major lifestyle changes because of this pandemic.
Impact of COVID-19 on Lifestyle related behaviours:
1. Changing Lifestyle: Social Distancing
The most important lifestyle change brought by COVID-19 is social distancing. Social distance systems are effective ways to identify and isolate a person’s contacts.
2. Face Mask
Face masks are effective in soothing the coronavirus primary transmission route. Studies show that face masks provide about five times the protection versus no protection when not worn.
3. Work from Home
The coronavirus epidemic has witnessed the world’s most significant work from home conditions to human history. In the future, remote work is here to stay because employers worldwide have adapted to this new form of lifestyle.
4. Public Transportation
Public transportation has changed, and the need for social distancing means buses, trains, and trams have lost their capacity in recent months.
5. Retail Shopping
Retail shopping has really undergone a complete overhaul. Now, rather than buying dazzling pieces, investing in classic and versatile wear is the latest trend.
Mental peace has taken priority. This is the reason why yoga sessions or spiritual therapies have increased at an all-time high.
7. New Shopping Habits
Supermarket shopping has also changed, and the signs are that the new habits, which we have taken, will be the new normal soon.
8. Staying Content
It’s very important to teach your children the art of staying happy in minimum needs. Staying content with bare necessities has become the biggest lesson of present times.
9. Indoor Gardening
Indoor gardening is no longer a show off rather it has emerged as the need of the hour. So, spend time setting up an indoor garden for yourself.
10. Education : Online Classes
Education has changed dramatically, and while parents, students, and teachers are likely to return to school, distance learning will not go away.
11. Digital Health Tools
Visiting the GP’s surgery for a few months was impossible or very scary to think about. It will probably look at the use of digital health tools in telemedicine from long-distance travel acceleration and evaluation services.
12. Online Streaming Services
According to the most recent figures from the most recent statistics, online streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and various players have seen the number of people in their 60s age up 15 percent in the first phase of the coronavirus lockdown at the end of March the Central Statistics Office.
13. Drinking Habits
As soon as the pub closes, people start to build theirs in house pub. But the drinking has also drastically reduced to a very few pegs every day.
14. Cashless Payments
At the time of lockdown, the amount received from ATMs was reduced by about two-thirds, as people moved towards cashless payments.
15. Nearest Neighbor
We’ve heard countless stories of neighbours looking for each other in recent weeks. Young people shopped for older people, people gathered for socially spaced bingo sessions on their streets and flat complexes.
16. Embracing Technology
As the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide increases, people sitting at home after an emergency lockdown protocol increasingly feel the need to switch to technology for their day to day needs.
17. Stocking up Essentials
People believe in stocking up on essentials as they are unaware of how and to which degree the pandemic will strike.
18. Spending Time with Family
All those exotic holidays have taken a seat back. Now, spending time with family and loved ones has become a priority in the comforts of own home.
19. Prioritizing Health
Health has taken priority. It’s time to take care of your body first and in the best way possible.
The entire world has now shifted to the Ayurveda domain. This age-old medicine culture has completely replaced the artificial medicine system.
The coronavirus epidemic made us fear to shake hands and feel safe in social distances and the fear that the coronavirus could strike twice with the realization that health and lifestyle are paramount that health and lifestyle are paramount.