How to Stay Healthy, Happy, and Sane Throughout the Pandemic and Beyond




~by Jennifer Scott


Being stuck at home for months on end will turn anyone stir-crazy. If you’re still unable to attend in-person sessions at your go-to gym, it can be even harder to keep your spirits up. Instead of letting restrictions hold you back from your fitness goals, find some creative ways to maintain a sense of normalcy if you’re spending more time at home. These self-care ideas will boost your mental and physical health during the COVID-19, and you don’t have to leave the house to do them!

Work Up a Sweat in Your Living Room

With gyms and yoga studios closed in many parts of the country, you’ll have to adapt my working out at home.


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Share Healthy Homemade Meals

You can still eat nutritiously even if you’re doing a lot less in-person grocery shopping.


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7 nutritious and healthy recipes using foods you already have in your pantry.

Learn a New Skill

As you spend more time at home, this is the perfect time to pick up a new hobby or learn something new.


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Get Creative with Kids’ Playtime

Kids are missing their friends and activities. Find ways to keep them engaged and entertained during the pandemic.


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Give Each Other Space

Each member of your family needs time to focus on their own needs.


The Lotus Counseling and Wellness Center is offering tele-mental health counseling.

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5 steps to creating the perfect home meditation space.


It’s normal to feel uneasy when your entire life has been disrupted. Instead of letting anxiety over the coronavirus crisis get to you, find ways to keep your mind busy and your body strong during the pandemic. With a positive mindset and the right tools at your disposal, you can get through this with your mental and physical well-being intact.

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