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58 Tips & Resources for Staying Well (& Sane) While Social Distancing

Whelp, life is a lot bonkers right now. You’ve been watching the news (probably too much, like me) so I’m not going to tell you to wash your hands or to help flatten the curve. You’re doing those things.

With so much that feels out of our control, I want to help remind you of all the things that you are still in charge of. Our attitude and how we take care of ourselves is a great place to start. So I’ve compiled a list of tips and resources to help you feel in charge of your routines, movement, nourishment, stress resilience, and connection. 

6 Brain Hacks to Boost Your Motivation

“I’ll start on Monday.”

-Myself and every other human at some point in our lives

If you have ever said to yourself “I just need to get motivated,” you can appreciate that motivation often feels like this elusive unicorn of a thing. Comes and goes when it pleases, requiring you to pounce on it because who knows how long it is going to stick around.

What if I told you this doesn’t have to be the case? What if I told you that how you think about motivation is actually only half the story? Read on, my friends, read on. [Cue the eery and whimsical music that plays when Aladdin peels open the treasure chest to reveal all the riches inside…]

8 ways to politely say “NO” to food pushers

“You’re not going to have any of my stuffing?? But I made it just for YOU!”

– Grandmothers everywhere

 

We’ve all been there. You’ve got this super slick plan for how you are going to navigate the holidays and not overdo it this year. Because you are 100% NOT overdoing it.

Until Grandma guilt trips you into another piece of pie.

15 Tips for Tricky Holiday Food Situations

“I can’t eat another bite.” [5 seconds later…] “Oh look, pie!”

– Everyone on Thanksgiving

The months of November and December are notorious for being challenging. With all the indulgent foods, sweets, and adult bevvies…temptation is everywhere. ALL. THE. TIME. The holidays can really derail even the most focused of individuals.

So I say, “Not this year holidays…not this year.”