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Psychological benefits of resting when sick

Published on Nov 29, 2023 06:00 AM IST
  • From building strength to boosting mood, here are a few psychological benefits of taking rest when we are sick.
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When we are sick, resting and taking a break can have a positive impact on our psychological health. "Taking time to rest, even in little ways, is crucial for both physical and mental health. Reducing stress, improving mood, and just giving ourselves a break are all part of the healing process," wrote Therapist Andrea Evgeniou.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 29, 2023 06:00 AM IST

When we are sick, resting and taking a break can have a positive impact on our psychological health. "Taking time to rest, even in little ways, is crucial for both physical and mental health. Reducing stress, improving mood, and just giving ourselves a break are all part of the healing process," wrote Therapist Andrea Evgeniou.(Unsplash)

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When we are sick, fatigue and illness can cloud our thinking. Taking adequate rest helps us in thinking better and making decisions. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 29, 2023 06:00 AM IST

When we are sick, fatigue and illness can cloud our thinking. Taking adequate rest helps us in thinking better and making decisions. (Unsplash)

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Often illness is accompanied by irritability. Resting helps in boosting mood and feeling better. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Often illness is accompanied by irritability. Resting helps in boosting mood and feeling better. (Unsplash)

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The body and mind feel drained when we are sick. Adequate rest helps the body and the mind to recover more efficiently. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The body and mind feel drained when we are sick. Adequate rest helps the body and the mind to recover more efficiently. (Unsplash)

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Rest improves resilience. When we allow ourselves to rest, we develop the strength to deal with future stress and illnesses. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rest improves resilience. When we allow ourselves to rest, we develop the strength to deal with future stress and illnesses. (Unsplash)

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Taking out time to rest can help in practicing mindfulness and self-awareness. It gives us the time to reflect and know the needs of the body.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 29, 2023 06:00 AM IST

Taking out time to rest can help in practicing mindfulness and self-awareness. It gives us the time to reflect and know the needs of the body.(Unsplash)

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