Five Ways to Find Strength as We Emerge From COVID
All of us have been running a COVID-19 marathon for more than a year. How can you fuel your body and mind to energize and renew yourself?
Try these tips:
- Get optimal sleep: Download this Sleep Tip Sheet. It’s created for healthcare workers but it applies to everyone.
- Small steps can lead to lifelong habits: Small, consistent changes such as a few minutes a day of sunshine, increased movement, adding a fruit or vegetable to your plate or limiting screen time and alcohol can make a big difference over time.
- Prioritize your mental and emotional health: When we sleep, we often process the day’s events, and anxiety and worries can surface. Flex your resilience muscles! These powerful muscles are strengthened every time you take a deep breath, click here to practice Box Breathing.
- Energy is contagious: Celebrate successes, recognitions and think of three things you are grateful for. Your vulnerability is a strength so check-in with your friends, family, and co-workers and provide space for courageous conversations.
Shifting your thoughts to what you can do, connects you with your inner strength. We can get over the finish line together!