Working from home is a dream that is turning to a nightmare under lockdown. For a lot of people, staying motivated and engaged for a day of zoom meetings, day after day, is proving hard work. The reason is called self-isolation stress. Indeed, being forced to stay at home affects your mood. As a result, you can feel sluggish in the morning. You find it hard to sit down and work; your brain is foggy, and you can't concentrate. But with a few simple tricks, you can look and feel alert for your next zoom meeting. Here's how: #1. Switch … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Can Do to Look More Alert
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It’s not surprising that gardening can be good for your health. Being out in nature is generally considered an antidote for mental health issues, and according to Psychology Today, gardening can help you reduce stress, develop a growth mindset, and be more present. At the moment, the COVID-19 pandemic has many of us stuck at home, and with pleasant spring temperatures, working in your yard or garden is a great way to break up a possibly monotonous day and release the tension you might be feeling at the moment. If you’re a … [Read more...] about Top 6 Spring Gardening Tips to Tackle During Quarantine
When it comes to staff in the workplace, you’ve got the opportunity to look after them because they’re in an environment that you’ve set up to help them stay safe while working. However, with this unexpected virus hitting the globe and therefore putting a lot of people working from home who may not typically work from home, safety has been compromised. Therefore, it’s important that as far as businesses are concerned, they’re taking the necessary measures to keep them safe. Here a few tips to use to help keep your own staff safe during this … [Read more...] about How to Look After Your Staff Outside the Workplace
Self-isolation has blown off all your plans for the year – at least until we know it’s safe to go out again. As a result, it’s not unexpected to experience frustration, anxiety, and a sense of sadness. If you are prone to depressive moods, being isolated at home can also reinforce these issues. Therefore, you know that now’s the time to look after yourself. Everyone is adapting to the new situation in the best way they can. Some choose to meditate daily to release tensions. Others get dressed up in the morning to maintain a sense of … [Read more...] about How Self-Isolation Affects Your Mind
It’s thought that right now, around half of the world is operating in some form of lockdown. Some of us are being asked to stay at home completely, perhaps because we’ve experienced symptoms of COVID-19, or because we are in an at-risk group, and so more likely to become ill if we do contract the virus. The rest of us are being asked to spend as much time at home as possible, only going out for essentials like medicine and food. It’s essential. All of the science shows that effective social distancing is the best way to stop the spread of … [Read more...] about Taking Care of Your Mental Health While Staying At Home
Social isolation is always a concern when it comes to senior citizens, but during a time of health crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, mandatory social isolation adds additional problems. While catching the virus can be harmful to an older adult’s physical health, social isolation and quarantine for those who need in-home senior care can be harmful to a senior’s mental health. These three tips can help you reach out to seniors while both they and you practice mandatory social isolation. Contact Socially Isolated Senior … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Staying in Touch with Senior Citizens During Mandatory Social Isolation
Lots of babies are born in the spring, which means there are a lot of kids out there wondering how they are going to have a fun birthday celebration when they cannot invite any friends over while we are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. Sky Zone wants to throw your child a virtual birthday party to mark his or her special day. Completely cost-free and stress-free experience for you, they will handle creating birthday invites and setting up virtual links for families to share. A Sky Zone Party Pro will lead the Guest of … [Read more...] about Quarantine Got You Feeling Down? Sky Zone Rescues Parents with FREE Virtual Birthday Parties!
The coronavirus has hit the US in ways no one ever imagined it would. Every day the number of infected and deceased victims multiplies. Hospitals are ill-prepared and ill-equipped, businesses everywhere have closed their doors and laid off thousands of employees in the process, most of the nation’s public and private schools have closed, and states across the country are ordering people to stay indoors. Psychologically, this is a lot to deal with. Not to mention, too much time indoors can cause adverse physical and emotional problems. … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Sanity During a “Stay at Home” Order