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Wellness Wednesday

June 30, 2020

General News

Wellness Wednesday

- Mindfulness meditation asks us to be in the present moment, observing sensations but not reacting. Mindfulness meditation and yoga are great options to reduce anxiety and stress and promote mental wellness. Learn more about mindfulness training and find a guided meditation here  https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/wellness.

 

- Coloring or drawing a picture can reduce stress! It can help improve focus and support relaxation that helps us sleep which reduces anxiety and develops brain function.  Find free adult coloring pages here https://www.art-is-fun.com/free-adult-coloring-pages

 

- Working from home during COVID-19 has created extra stress and anxiety. Be sure to prioritize physical and mental wellness by maintaining a sleep schedule, creating a designated workspace and taking breaks. Find tips to survive working from home at https://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living/your-work-from-home-survival-guide-for-self-care/.

 

- This #WellnessWednesday join us in celebrating the official Wellness Month of August! This month dedicate time to self-care, creating healthy routines, and stress management. Learn more about this month and take the wellness pledge here: https://wellnessmonth.com/

 

- Your mind is a muscle, let’s work it out! This #WellnessWednesday take some time to train your mind to be more mentally healthy by meditating, choosing to be present, and prioritizing sleep. See more tips here: https://www.calm.com/blog/9-ways-to-boost-your-mental-fitness

 

- Nowadays there seems to be a podcast for every subject imaginable - including wellness! This #WellnessWednesday consider listening to a podcast that focuses on a healthier mind and body, such as ‘Mental Illness Happy Hour’ or ‘Food Psych’. Find more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/31/arts/podcasts-exercise-diet.html

 

- Eating nutritious foods can help us achieve a healthy lifestyle. This week’s #WellnessWednesday tip is to eat lots of fruits and veggies, whole grains, and high fiber foods. Save money by buying frozen or dried produce! For more information, see here https://www.mhanational.org/fitness-4mind4body-diet-and-nutrition

 

 

 

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