Staying consistent with your self-care amidst this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is really difficult.
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Staying consistent with your self-care amidst this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is really difficult.

Staying positive and taking care of one's mental wellbeing can be difficult. Therefore, I have decided to share 20 of my self-care recommendations for you! Make sure to keep social distancing – stay safe, everyone!

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Staying consistent with your self-care amidst this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is really difficult.

Taking a break from the constantly-overwhelming cycle of breaking COVID-19 CNN news updates should be deemed as OK and even necessary amidst this ongoing pandemic. Obviously, remaining aware of what's going on is important, but falling into a deepening cycle of disheartening phone reminders is not really healthy for everyone. Making sure to keep tabs on one's mental wellbeing is crucial during this unpredictable time. Below are some of my personal recommendations! Obviously, everyone is different, so some things might work for some people and not work for others and vise versa. Therefore, finding something a healthy habit that works personally for you is an individual process that can be difficult.

1. Staying actively connected with our friends, family, colleagues and support systems. Zoom, FaceTime, and Houseparty are surely convenient means of communication despite social distancing.

2. Try yoga

3. In-home fitness workouts

4. Download a mental self-care for meditation/sleep aid like Calm

5. Try out stay home, take tare

6. Join Quarantine chat

7. Listen to a NPR Tiny Desk concert series session

8. Going for a daily walk/run/bike rid outside can be refreshing and offer the little bit of consistency and mental ease that you're looking for.

9. Try listening to a new Spotify podcast

10. Baking

11. Bullet journaling

12. Watching a new Netflix/Hulu show

13. Taking up a new language with Duolingo

14. Picking up an instrument that you used to play from when you were little.

15. Try playing some board, card, or pong games with your family.

16. Try DIY scrapbooking or crafting a personal cookbook with old family recipies.

17. Play some game pigeon games iMessage with your friends.

18. Pick up a paintbrush, or try out an adult coloring book for a change!

19. Reading a book

20. When all else fails, TikTok will always be there for you.

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