I’m sure you’ve heard that “sitting is the new smoking.” If this is true, I know many of us had better start some new habits. With “sheltering in place” comes new work from home routines - sitting at your home desk (or makeshift desk), not going outside to pick up lunch, no time in the conference room or chatting at a coworker’s desk, generally... less movement.
In these stressful times, comfort eating is a soothing treat that many of us look forward to. But it’s also an extremely important time to take responsibility for our health, managing what is in our control.
We all know that sleep is essential to our immune health which is especially important as we try to combat the coronavirus. While some of us are using the “stay at home” order to get our 8+ hours of sleep, others of us are starting some bad habits with no normal schedule.
Everyone one is busy these days and trying to squeeze in some time for food prep can be hard. Planning out your week and having good food on hand makes it much easier to choose healthier meals on a regular basis - but I know you are thinking “That’s easier said than done.”