Many who are strongly self-disciplined would be better able to focus on the goals of wellbeing, career, and happiness. They make better decisions about commitment and accomplishment.
Self-discipline relies on one’s own desire to participate in specific activities, rather than relying on inspiration from others.
The pandemic is moving our temperaments vigorously in terms of time and endurance, and we need to continue pushing back through self-discipline to avoid, educate, correct, and evolve.
While we have torrential cloud bursting upon us with news and education related to happiness and wellbeing, many fail to follow the disciplined paradigms.
We need confidence, endurance, flexibility, and determination to be self-realizing, self-motivating, and self-disciplining ourselves.
The WHO acknowledges the importance of self-discipline in handling the pandemic.
Coronavirus was a global health crisis, and one of the most serious problems facing humanity. The contagion disease is terrorizing human lives and the essential criteria for preventing the deadly virus is to react effectively to and recover from this health issue.
Although we may love to blame authorities, the public, and countries, we want to ignore the most critical question: “How did I contribute to the improvement of the management of this crisis?
To survive these ‘bio-carnage’ people need to realize their duty. Doctors and officials constantly remind us to lay down basic precautions, namely to maintain social distance, regular hand washing, wearing masks, etc. When we grow comprehensibly frustrated, irritated, and undoubtedly careless, we have to remind ourselves to hold on and continue.
How difficult has the lockdown on India been?
A survey of mental wellbeing conducted between April and June on 8,396 Indians to collect Indian stress rates during the lockdown has found:
• 65 percent had mild to extreme stress — the main cause was the confusion as to how long the pandemic will last.
- A change in the work-life balance affected 59 percent.
- For Mumbai, 48% was the net increase in stress levels (the highest); for India, it was 37%; for Chennai, it was 23% (the lowest).
- Anxiety rose by 41 percent in people.
- The net rise in stress levels for students was 39 percent (the highest); it was 35 percent for working adults.
- Rage and irritability rose by 38 percent.
- 33 percent reported high stress; it had risen to 55.3 percent by the end of June.
- Rise of 22 percent in personal distress.
- Sleep declined by 11 percent.
- Reported 6 percent fall in ‘happiness’
COVID and Lockdown’s online mental health site, YourDost, has conducted the study Mental Health Consequences in India.