To strengthen your immunity, you can get a good night’s sleep, eat healthy (more fruits and vegetables), increase your vitamin C and Zinc intake, take probiotics/herbs, exercise, forest bathe, garden, do yoga, and meditate. However, thoughts and feelings can affect immunity too. Remember, where thoughts go, energy flows.
Right now, fear can creep into your mind. It’s normal to feel some fear during uncertain times. But fear can cause restlessness and sleeplessness – which can affect immunity. Try to keep your mind on positive thoughts and emotions – as much as possible. Keep your vibration high by staying in love and gratitude. If you feel fear, turn your thoughts and feelings to gratitude. Or distract your mind by thinking about your goals or the things that you want to accomplish.
If you do become ill, then let illness be your teacher. You can still be well even if you are sick. Miles J. Stanford says, “Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being.” Humans beings go through cycles of health and illness, and now we have the new challenge of COVID-19.
Here is a 12 minute guided meditation to strengthen your immunity: