Nov 17, 2020
In this episode, co-hosts John,
Lisa, and Kim are sharing strategies for coping with pandemic
fatigue, along with Stephanie Murphy, an art therapist. The crew
came up with several good ideas and phrased them beautifully. Here
are some key takeaways:
- Depression could be caused by the lack of
future projection. So make plans for how you’re going to celebrate
when it’s over.
- Create wholesome routines. John, in California,
takes a walk-and-talk every morning with Stephanie, who’s in Santa
Fe. They get the benefits of relationships, exercise, nature, and
- Walking a dog has similar health/mental health
benefits. But even if you don’t have a dog, routinely take
- Create family Zoom meetups. Play games. Laugh.
Have a dance party, complete with costumes.
much screen time creating eyestrain and causing headaches? Get some
blue-light filter glasses.
whatever it is that you consider a spiritual practice. Meditations.
Deep breathing exercises. Yoga. Journaling.
or sit outside. Check out the birds.
- CONNECT WITH SOMETHING BIGGER THAN
- Angry? Make angry art!
- Family tension? Throw a family
a love letter to yourself. You deserve it.
your own strategies with the Alternative Health Tools community by
sending an email to one of the hosts, or Stephanie.
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