Health & Wellness

Better Tips To Navigate Through The Summer Meltdown

How to navigate through summer: Helpful tips

In the scorching heat and vibrant energy of summer, it is crucial to embrace mindfulness and prioritize health and hygiene. This season offers a unique opportunity to recentre ourselves, rejuvenate our bodies, and safeguard our health and hygiene. Let’s explore how we can enhance our well-being through simple yet impactful practices during the summer months.

Importance of Health and Hygiene

Health and hygiene are essential aspects of maintaining overall well-being. They play a vital role in preventing illnesses and promoting a healthy lifestyle. By prioritizing health and hygiene, we can enjoy the summer season to its fullest potential.

Stay Hydrated

Hydration is key during the summer months, especially under the sweltering heat.

Drinking an adequate amount of water helps in regulating body temperature and promotes overall health.

Infuse your water with fresh fruits or herbs for added flavour and benefits.

Protect Your Skin

Sunscreen is a non-negotiable essential to shield your skin from harmful UV rays.

Opt for a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 50 apply 30 min before going out and reapply it every 2 hours.

Wear protective clothing, hats, and sunglasses to further safeguard your skin from sun damage.

Mindful Eating

Embrace the bounty of summer fruits and vegetables to nourish your body.

Practice mindful eating by savouring each bite and listening to your body’s hunger cues.

Avoid processed or sugary foods, and opt for lighter, hydrating meals to support your well-being.

Avoid consuming packed foods.

Exercise Outdoors

Take advantage of the longer days and sunny weather to exercise outdoors.

Engage in activities like walking, cycling, or outdoor yoga to boost your mood and stay active.

Remember to wear appropriate sun protection and stay hydrated while exercising in the heat.


Allow yourself moments of relaxation to recharge your mind and body.

Schedule downtime to unwind, practice deep breathing, or indulge in a calming activity.

Quality rest is essential for overall health and plays a significant role in stress management.

Mental Health Check-In

Summer can be a challenging time for mental health due to increased social expectations and FOMO.

Check in with yourself regularly, prioritize your needs, and set healthy boundaries.

Seek professional help if needed and remember that mental health is just as important as physical health.


In conclusion, summer presents a prime opportunity to focus on mindfulness and self-care for our health and hygiene. By staying hydrated, protecting our skin, practicing mindful eating, exercising outdoors, prioritizing rest, and monitoring our mental health, we can elevate our well-being during this vibrant season. Let’s embrace these practices and cherish the summer months with a renewed sense of vitality and self-care.

Keep in touch with distant family member/relatives and guide them also how to deal in the summers.


As we navigate the summer season, let’s commit to prioritizing our health and hygiene through mindfulness and self-care practices. Remember, our well-being is a precious gift that deserves our attention and nurturing. Embrace the warmth of summer while safeguarding your health with intention and care.

By Dr. Shalini Tomar & Dr. Anamika Singh

Dr. Shalini Tomar

Dr. Tomar is a consultant Gynecologist at ESI Hospital, Agra, India. She has keen interest in Gynecology, Infertility and Life style medicine.

Dr. Anamika Singh

Dr. Singh is a Sleep Specialist and Professor in Physiology at UPUMS, Saifai, Etawah, India. She has keen interests in the fields of Sleep Medicine, Cosmetology and Life style medicine.

Shalini Tomar

Dr. Shalini Tomar is a consultant Gynecologist at ESI Hospital, Agra, India. She has keen interest in Gynecology, Infertility and Life style medicine.

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