Self Care – Parents

As of 10/2021 Take the time to explain COVID-19 to your children in a way that is easy for them to understand. Here is a comic that explains coronavirus to kids.  Reassure your children if they are upset. Let them know that it is okay to feel scared, but that they Read more…

SelfCare – Stress Management

As of 2/2021 During these challenging and unprecedented times, it is normal to experience increased levels of stress. With limited access to friends and family members and the global situation changing on a daily basis, we may all benefit from some strategies to help minimize our stress during this time. Read more…

Self Care – Social Distancing

As of 10/17/2021 Current Mask Guidance from the CDC: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently recommend that individuals—vaccinated and unvaccinated—wear masks in schools and public indoor spaces in areas of the US where the virus is surging. This recommendation is based on slowing vaccination rates across the Read more…

Self Care – Nutrition & Cooking

As of 10/17/2021 Nutritional impact of COVID-19: A survey study of greater than a half-million participants living in the US and UK found that following a diet filled with healthy plant-based foods was associated with a lower risk and severity of COVID-19. This main finding of the study was upheld Read more…

Self Care – Healthcare Workers

As of 10/2021 Resources Headspace, a popular mindfulness and guided meditation app (available for both iOS and Android) has helped many healthcare workers cope with the COVID-19 related stress and trauma. Calm is a company and app that offers free resources, including a stress management workbook to help counterbalance stress. Read more…

Self Care – Fitness

As of 10/10/2021 Gyms are open in DC, Maryland and Virginia with capacity limits. Check online at your local gym’s website. Try creative alternatives to fitness routines! The alternatives include body weight exercises, using household items as weights, yoga, and dancing to name a few. If it is safe and Read more…

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