Deepstash brings you key ideas from the most inspiring articles like this one:
Read more efficiently
Save what inspires you
Save all ideas
Doing so during stressful of traumatic periods of time will boost your resilience.
A routine could mean: eating meals at the same hours, sleeping, setting regular times to exercise, etc.
This is an excellent way to stay healthy and occupy your time while being indoors.
Anything that gets your heart pumping or builds muscle is excellent for both physical and mental health....
This is much easier in the country or suburbs. But remember to stay six feet away from other people.
Spending time in nature is a boon to both mental and physical health.
Take advantage of the situation to work on your home.
Cleaning has a dose of predictability and control that helps especially when dealing with uncertain times. Just be careful not to be...
Meditation reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety, and it can increase the volume of certain areas of the brain.
But if meditation isn’t for you, just breathing slowly might be. Controll...
Social connectivity is perhaps the greatest determinant of wellbeing there is.
Even if you can't engage in physical contact, try to be creative about it: texting, picking up the phone or orga...
Serving others from a distance, even via small acts of kindness, has strong and immediate mental health benefits and it arms us with a sense of purpose.
Even though it might be a challenge right now (especially if you've felt the more brutal effects of the pandemic, like job or business loss, or illness), write down some of the things you’re gratef...
It's easy to be hard on yourselves when things don't go perfectly in your household. Don't focus on the hours the kids spend in front of the TV, or on the fact that you missed your workouts.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Human suffering is often about freedom and constraint. We rebel against too much containment (“I need space!”) or if we have too much freedom, we feel lost in space. Fearful. (“Where did you go?...
Our bodies need to stretch, reach, twist, bend, step, and sweat. It's not about staying in shape. It's about your immune health and mental health.
Build movement in your structure. Try for at least 20 minutes per day.
You don't have to ban small treats. However, it is essential to set up a daily structure that fills you with nourishing healthy foods.
Make a dietary change, learn to meal prep, or teach your kids to cook.
2 more ideas
Acknowledge and accept it. It is a normal reaction to something we perceive as a threat. Reframe your anxiety and don't identify with it. These are just feelings, thoughts and emotions that come an...
Dedicate 30 minutes a day to worrying. Do this at the same time and place. This will help you be more present in the rest of the day.
During your "worrying time", try to make the difference between what you can control and what you can't.
Try to switch perspective a little.
See this isolation period as an opportunity to slow down and focus on yourself and your household.
3 more ideas
...while working from home: