World Mental Health Day: How We Can Cope During the Pandemic

20 October 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has left people in complete disarray, causing overwhelming stress and anxiety. The sudden confinement in our homes and uncertainty about the future have had a negative effect on people’s mental health. On this World Mental Health Day on October 10 2021, we shared some steps and tips to recognize and prevent mental health challenges.

#1 To feel more in control of our lives, we can master our time management skills and improve our productivity throughout the day.


#2 Stability is crucial in these times. Learn to have a work-life balance to avoid burnout.


#3 Uncertainty can cause unwanted emotions to build up inside us, we have to stay mindful and consciously keep ourselves in check.


#4 A positive outlook on the situation can significantly impact our mind’s functioning. Take up new hobbies and indulge in various interests to keep learning.

#5 Don’t let yourself be overwhelmed by constant news updates and other content on the internet. Set limits on your media consumption.

Our CEO Archana Sinha has also highlighted the impact of mental health during the pandemic among employees in social enterprises. She has also shared the steps taken by social enterprises in tackling mental health issues.

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