Meditating is an amazing tool to control anxiety and promote wellness. But what impact has COVID had on your meditation routine?
When the pandemic started, a lot of people had problems with keeping up with their routine and meditating. If your mind goes a mile a minute, you are full of restless and intrusive thoughts you might experience frustration. But there are some things you can do to stay mentally and emotionally well.
Check your feelings
Make sure you check a few times a day how you are feeling, remind yourself that it will be ok and breathe. Move past negative feelings and exhale.
Choose your activities wisely
Read all those books that you haven’t had the time to read, go for a walk, take in the endorphins, but don’t be hard on yourself.
Soak in all the pleasure you get from watching a good movie, playing some music, or eating the food that you love. Send a note to the universe saying how grateful you are.
Try doing simple breathing exercises that involve counting, ground yourself when you feel overwhelmed or sad. There are thousands of resources to learn breathing practices. Here are some ideas!
Practice as much self-care as you can. Have soothing baths, put on your favorite facemasks, give yourself a mani or Pedi and cook some comfort food.
This year's calls for understanding and resilience. Make sure you are kind to yourself.
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