If you feel overwhelmed by the state of the world and need to relax, do these activities.
By Caroline Roberts, CNet.com
If you’re currently undergoing mandatory quarantine or self-imposed social distancing to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, you’ve probably seen posts online about how this is the perfect time to get your life in order. Even CNET has plenty of articles about how to be productive, including staying on top of your exercise routine to cleaning your whole house.
While focusing on productivity is helpful for some, many of us are struggling to just make it through these stressful times, and don’t take much solace in reading about how to improve ourselves right now.
If this sounds familiar to you, I have good news — there are plenty of activities you can do to help you feel grounded and less anxious. I spoke to Tara Martello, a meditation and mindfulness coach, who told me about how trying to be uber-productive adds unnecessary pressure to an already tense situation, and how we can institute basic meditative practices into our quarantined lives instead. Read more