Never would we have thought our world would experience such a major pandemic and we’ve all had to learn how to adapt to change quite quickly.

We have had to relearn a new way of thinking, a new way of living, and more so accepting to what has been thrown at us during the year of 2020.

Naturally we can sometimes hope to close our eyes and have it all disappear, but unfortunately this pandemic is something we cannot avoid. The more we resist to adapt to change, the tougher our life becomes.

At MD Health we wanted to take this opportunity to reach out to you all with how we can challenge ourselves and allow ourselves to accept our new current environment.

Being prepared for change

During this time, we need to be prepared for what approaches us. Regulations are changing all the time. It is always more positive to be prepared for change, as it gives us the control over how we react. In taking a positive aspect on this current situation, take this opportunity to challenge yourself in stepping out of your comfort zone. If we ignore from the challenge of change, we deny ourselves the opportunity to learn and grow.

Living a balanced lifestyle and managing stress

There is no escaping the impact that COVID-19 has brought into our lives. Managing change in life is key to living a life where you are not only surviving but thriving as well. Living a balanced and healthy active life builds our resilience and ability to successfully manage the disruption that change can have on our lives. Stress is a normal response to dealing with changes and challenges in daily life. In the short term, stress can help you perform better under pressure, but constant stress can pose problems for your health. Finding positive ways to deal with the stress and pressure that we face daily is key to our survival on both a physical and emotional level.

Some healthy lifestyle actions you can use to successfully manage change and disruption in your life are:

There are many things you can to do to live a healthy balanced life. The key is to commit to activities that enable you to be resilient, optimistic, and physically and mentally fit. This will enable you to successfully work through the impact that change like this can bring to your life.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to our staff at MD Health if you need to – we are here for you!

How can we help you at MD Health?

Contact us on admin@mdheath.com.au or call us on 03 9857 0644 or 03 9842 6696 to book your next appointment or book online here.

 

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Author: Andrea Matias

Andrea obtains a Bachelors in Exercise & Sport Science & a Masters in Clinical Exercise Science & Rehabilitation. She also has recently completed her Diploma in Clinical Pilates. She has an interest in treating musculoskeletal conditions (especially lower back pain and specific diagnosis in hips). With her previous personal training experience, Andrea inspires to take her clients on journey moving from the rehabilitative phase, to progressing them to a more formal strength and conditioning program to restore optimal function. Beyond her role as an AEP, she is a 5th Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo, competing at an international level having won several titles for Australia.

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