We know that the unknown can be scary, but managing your mindset is key in navigating this new normal. Take the weekend to concentrate on your well being with these 5 tips to evolving your mindset.
1. Take Deep Breaths
This one may sound simple, because it is! According to the American Institute of Stress, taking deep breaths allows more oxygen to your brain and gives you a sense of calm.
2. Eat Balanced Meals
Reaching for your favorite salty snack may be your go-to item to cure boredom during quarantine, but it can cause more stress in the long run. Try these tips from Harvard Medicine to help you make mindful food choices.
3. Exercise Regularly
Staying home for Nevada doesn't mean that we can't get fresh air and enjoy the sun's vitamin D. Even a 20 minute walk outside with your family can improve your mood. Try these 10 ideas to get more out of your walk.
4. Avoid Alcohol
Virtual happy hours with friends might seem like a good way to spend your Friday night during a quarantine, but over indulging could negatively effect your immune system. Read more on Global Health Now.
5. Schedule "Me" Time
Before you can take care of others, you need to take care of yourself first. Set aside an hour each day for something that makes you happy. This is also a great time to pick up a new hobby. Read about the benefits or choose a new hobby from this list.
Hopefully these tips help you have a good weekend. For tips on everything from financial assistance to home entertainment, view our Las Vegas Valley COVID-19 Community Resource Guide.