08 May COVID-19 And Your Mental Health
8 Ways to Successfully Create a Healthy Routine
While we are familiar with viruses like the common cold and the flu, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is new and presents a situation that none of us could have imagined a few short months ago. The fact that it is extremely contagious has resulted in business closures, social distancing, and quarantine measures which have disrupted our daily lives. It is more important now than ever to pay attention to mental health during this time of isolation and uncertainty.
Thanks to Mental Health America for highlighting these tips for #MentalHealthMonth.
THE POWER OF BREATHWORK IT RECONNECTS US TO OUR ESSENCE AND OFFERS US A DIRECT PATH TO HEALING It is said that how we breathe is how we live. And so, to live life to its fullest, we believe we should breathe to our fullest. Breathwork, the conscious awareness of your breath, is a practice that is thousands of years old, and while there are many variations, styles and names, all types of breathwork offer the chance for personal growth, awakening and transformation through improved mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. Our breath, or prana, is literally what keeps us alive, and yet, so often, we go through the day chronically shallow breathing, denying ourselves our full life force which often keeps us in a state of anxiety, or fight or flight. Breathwork, or the process of deep rhythmic breathing, moves us out of fight or flight and into the parasympathetic nervous system. Because breathwork literally raises our energy...