WELLNESS TIP OF THE WEEK
Go Outside. Now What? A Look at Safe and Socially Distant Activities
USA Today published a nice summary of how to get outside and stay safe during the COVID-19 response. Anyone struggling with cabin fever and looking to take to the woods should read this. And if you’re wondering about pools, beaches and golf courses, the article provides some indispensable information.
WELLNESS AROUND THE WEB
What Zen Monks Have to Teach Us About Dealing with a Crisis
Thich Nhat Hanh is a 93-year-old peace activist, writer and Zen monk. This article contains snippets of his advice about how to deal with difficult times. Some of his recommendations? Savor your coffee or tea and enjoy the small moments, even in routine task as making breakfast. Another of his prescriptions that sounds great to me? Take a nap after lunch. Sign me up. Read the article here. >>>
Looking for an Easy Bread Recipe?
One way to keep your family entertained and active, and fed, during the current stay-at-home advisory? Bake bread. Here’s a simple recipe based on Navajo flatbread that requires only a few ingredients and not a lot of technical expertise.
Try it out and send us your pics!
In Praise of Hermits
Maybe those cranky hermits had it figured out long ago. Solitude, and isolation, can give us a chance to experience inner peace and to connect with a spiritual higher power. A website called Missouri Lawyers Media posted a nice overview of the lessons we can learn from hermits, and how we survive, and maybe even thrive, in these difficult times.
( Top photo by Deborah A. Venuti. )
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