April 10, 2020
Social Distancing Does Not Mean Social Isolation!
Just because we all have to stay 6 feet apart does not mean we have to socially isolate ourselves from our family and friends. Here are some ideas to stay connected with your friends, families, and others!
Video call your friends. Zoom happy hours and other themed parties are more and more popular, but a regular call will be just as fun.
Call your family. Nothing like a good, classic phone call to catch up with loved ones.
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April 6, 2020
Turn Any Room In Your House Into A Workout Space
The current state of the world can cause stress, anxiety and fear. One way to combat those feelings is to take time for yourself. For many people, working out is a huge part self-care.
Gyms, fitness clubs, and workout studios are considered non-essential, here in New Hampshire, so that means they closed their doors a couple of weeks ago. This might change your exercise routine, but there is still lots you can do at home.
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April 2, 2020
Good Things Are Still Happening
The Coronavirus is affecting the entire world right now. Restaurants are closed, friends and family cannot get together, and everyday life feels so far from normal.
It can be hard to maintain a positive attitude during stressful situations. It's okay to be feeling however you are feeling, but one way to improve your mood is exposing yourself to uplifting moments of kindness or laughter. Things like this are happening all over the world:
In Barcelona, every night... Read More
April 1, 2020
How To Peacefully Coexist With Your Family
Now that we are all cooped up in our homes together, it can get pretty crowded pretty fast. This is the first time my entire family of six has lived together long-term in quite a while. We have all had to adapt and figure out how to coexist peacefully together. Being a full-time college student, I have multiple Zoom classes each day and have to find a quiet spot in my house to attend. Many of my family members need to do the same. As you can imagine,... Read More
March 31, 2020
Hello everyone! My name is Grace. I am a Healthy UNH Intern and senior Nutrition: Dietetics and EcoGastronomy student. This blog describes a day in my current life (March 25) as I follow social distancing requirements.
I have read that about the various things I can do to cope with during this trying time and establishing a routine is so important. Routines have many benefits, such as increased productivity and efficiency and reduced stress. I hope my daily routine inspires you to create a... Read More