Whether you have been personally affected by the novel coronavirus or are feeling its effects - being asked to stay home from work and limiting your exposure to others - it’s important to make time for your wellness. Particularly, your mental health. These are some of the ways I’ve been prioritizing my mental health as a means of coping with this worldwide crisis.
I live in Central New York, where winter can sometimes last until late-April (I wish I was kidding). I know that winter can be trying and the "winter blues" is a real thing. Here are five tips for keeping your spirits up while you wait for spring.
When the wind is raging and the snow is falling it can be difficult to make yourself step outside - especially when you give yourself the option of sitting on the couch under a blanket with a warm cup of cocoa and your favorite slippers. But getting outside is important during all seasons and doing so - especially during the winter time - is a great way to practice hygge.