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How to Beat the “Quarantine Blues”

It’s normal, and even expected, to feel more sad or anxious during these challenging and disruptive times. Let’s face it—the restrictions of quarantined life, loss of normalcy, and uncertainty about the future are starting to wear on all of us.

Stress and Your Tiny but Mighty Adrenals

The adrenal glands are small organs that sit on top of each kidney. They produce over 50 hormones and play a vital role in metabolism, reproduction, blood pressure, and immune health. Most notably, the adrenals manage our stress response by releasing hormones like cortisol and adrenaline.
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5 Tips to Dial Down Stress

If you are feeling stressed and overwhelmed right now, you are not alone. Others in your community and around the world are feeling much the same during this unprecedented time of uncertainty. Try these 5 tips to help dial down the pandemic-related stress.
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3 Tips to Make Exercise a Habit During COVID-19

If there was ever a time to exercise, this is it, and here’s why! Stress and anxiety levels are at an all-time high during the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of where the stress is coming from (health, finance, isolation), when it reaches a tipping point, it activates our natural fight-or-flight response.
Take Control During COVID-19 Outbreak

Take Control

We’re living a new reality. One that is unprecedented in our lifetime. As the coronavirus outbreak continues to evolve, one thing is clear: change. This is our new norm. How do we prepare for it and how do we take control?
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Maintaining Social Support

Remember that “social distance” does not mean “emotional distance”. Let’s not lose sight of the need to reach out and connect with those most important to us. Keeping ties with others can help to decrease feelings of social isolation and to maintain a sense of community and connection during stressful times.
COVID-19 Boosting Your Immune System

Supporting Your Immune System

When it comes to nutrition, there’s a positive side to these challenging times. Working from home has its advantages. It provides us with the opportunity to have more time for meal prep and regular home cooked meals. Let’s consider what groceries to buy and what to eat to help boost your immune system.
COVID-19 Adjusting To Working From Home

Adjusting to a Home Office

As global health concerns increase, and in the interest of containment, many of us are now offered or required to work remotely. Navigating this change can be tricky if you aren’t accustomed to working remotely.  Ready to transition to a healthy work-from-home environment? We’ve got some great tips for you.