Helpful Reminders in Practicing Self-Care
It is always good to practice self-care, but it is especially important during these unprecedented times. We’ve compiled a list of SELF-CARE REMINDERS to support you through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Calm your body
Learn and practice relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation, or tai-chi. Take a look on YouTube to find many great training ideas.
Take deep breaths
Breathing strategies can help you reduce stress and clear your mind. Here’s a few of the best breathing apps available on your phone.
- Prana Breath: Calm & Meditate
- Universal Breathing: Pranayama
- Relax: Stress & Anxiety Relief
Make sure you’re getting enough sleep. If you like white noise, ocean or nature sounds try these apps to find the perfect sound for your nightly routine: Ambience, Calm and Relax Melodies.
Manage your thoughts
Try journaling and recording apps like Day One, Momento, and 1 Second Everyday to focus your mind and embrace a positive outlook.
Call a loved one
Sometimes we just need to talk with another person to refresh our day. Who do you miss today?
Enjoy simple games
Apps like Lumosity and Happify have games that are backed by research to reduce anxiety.