How to Make the Most of Your Stay at Home Life
We are all being impacted by COVID-19 in different ways.
One thing’s for sure: it’s an unusually stressful time.
*Before I continue writing, I want to pause and say, human to human, heart to heart, I hope you’re doing okay. Or at least, as “okay” as possible.*
I’m here to support you and be a resource for finding calm in the midst of the chaos.
With the collective anxiety at an all-time high, I’ve gathered some stress-relieving reading, listening, and cooking ideas all in one place to help you feel as good as possible in your [temporary] stay at home life.
Here are some ways to keep your mind and body healthy and spirits lifted right now:
Nature is Still Open If you need an instant way to clear your mind and quiet your overthinking, get outside. When you surround yourself with trees, grass, and sunshine, it stimulates chemicals to help cope with anxious thoughts and reduce stress.
De-Stress and Create Calm While it’s not exactly breaking news that stress can take a negative toll on your overall health, you’re bombarded with information right now which can amp up your nervous system. No matter how stressed you feel, there’s always something you can do to bring your stress levels down!
Give Your Kitchen a Fun Cleanse Now is the time to make your kitchen an inspiring place to be! Those extra spices from your 2016 curry phase or that jar of unused protein powder might prevent you from seeing clearly when you step into your kitchen. Release the excess to feel instantly lighter, physically and mentally!
Modify Your Daily Non-Negotiables Most of our routines have been anything but routine! Instead of putting pressure on yourself to stick to an exact schedule, try this SUPER SIMPLE practice to keep you grounded, even in the midst of uncertainty.
Get More Rest When it comes to dramatically improving health, thinking clearly, and impacting your quality of life, sleep is a superfood – so be sure to get plenty.
Strengthen Your Immunity There’s no doubt we want to feel extra resilient, extra strong, and extra nourished. You can include some simple ingredients, easy recipes, and doable lifestyle shifts right now.
Curry in a Hurry A new and quick immune-boosting dish with modifications so that even if you don’t have all the fresh ingredients, you can use pantry and frozen items instead.
Golden Hug in A Mug The savory version of a turmeric latte that you need in your life right now!
Morrocan Chickpea Soup If you’re looking for something to do with all those cans of beans, this warming recipe is pure nourishment for your body and your soul.
Everything but the Kitchen Sink Cookies Tap into the therapeutic and calming benefits of baking with these nutrient-dense treats.
Baby Fudgy Bars Whip up a batch of these tiny snacks to keep your blood sugar stable and your sweet tooth satisfied as you navigate working from home.
How to Cope with Anxiety Feel more peace and ease with the advice and insights from Holistic psychiatrist, Dr. Ellen Vora. Learn how to minimize your anxiety naturally, no matter how overwhelming things seem right now.
7 Ways to Heal Yourself Health is at the top of all your minds. Tap into the 7 keys to strengthen your yours today.
Transform Your Energy, Mind, and Mood Breathing is one of the simplest tools to reduce stress. Unlock the power of slow deep breaths.
Your Sensitivity Is Your Superpower If you’re feeling a range of emotions, here’s how to honor your sensitivity and protect your energy.
Eat for Inner Peace When life feels out of control, it’s easy to slip into old habits of restricting or overeating. Get insights on how to reconnect to the wisdom of your body.
Make Cooking Stress-Free Not sure what to make while you hunker down inside? Some helpful tips on how to instantly take the stress out of cooking and eating.
One last thing: As uncertain as life feels right now, nature reminds us that no matter what we’re going through, we will always bloom again.
Sending you a virtual hug,