There are still a few good months for outdoor activities, and while our usual exercise routines might have been upended because of the pandemic, we can still get outside for a walk. Walking is a wonderful form of exercise and partnering with a friend can add a much needed social boost!
When it comes to veggies, there’s always room for more, particularly the non-starchy kind. So, if you’re looking to expand your repertoire, it may be time to get acquainted with sea vegetables, or edible seaweeds, like nori, kelp, blue-green algae, kombu, dulse and wakame.
I look at food and not only see it as nourishment for my body, but also at the possibilities it has for my skin. I’m forever repurposing, reusing and “rebranding” my food. I take oatmeal from breakfast to face mask and zucchini water from waste to skin wonder.
Turns out that alcohol consumption has gone up during the pandemic. And it certainly makes sense as people are trying to calm their nerves during this stressful time. While the initial feeling of relaxation might feel good in the moment, alcohol can actually exacerbate the feelings of anxiety and depression, and disrupt your sleep.
With fuses short and anger coming at us from all sides, these days, forgiveness can seem like a tall order. But it’s absolutely essential that we learn to let go of the anger that can make us physically sick, injuring our cardiovascular system, our immunity, even our brain. Put it this way: your life may actually depend on your ability to forgive, so now’s the time to up your game.