Stress and boredom are real challenges for many of us right now as we withdraw from the outdoors, so we've put together a small round up of resources for exercising in-doors, meditating, and crafting to help you keep your mind and body well while we're all spending so much more time inside.
The benefits exercise has for your physical and mental well being have been proven again and again. One of the most important things to remember now that many of us are moving around so much less than we normally would, is that you don’t need a lot of space or a lot of time to elevate your heart-rate and make a significant difference. These articles offer exercises you can do from practically any room in your home.
Five Indoor Exercises You Can Do at Home
Indoor workout inspiration from Canada’s Olympic hopefuls
NHS’s 10-minute home cardio workout
Taking COVID-19 seriously is what will help keep us healthy, but anxiety and stress can also create health concerns. Meditation can help keep you calm and focussed, and even improve your sleep—and all you need is a place to sit. These articles can guide and inspire you to start or maintain a self-directed home meditation practice.
How to Do Meditation at Home
50 Meditation Tips for Beginners
30-Day Meditation Challenge for Beginners (With Guided Meditations)
Keeping your hands busy is another amazing way to keep your mind calm, and creating something fun and handmade to brighten up your space or share with friends and family online (or maybe even via mail!) is really uplifting. These projects don’t require a sewing machine or any prior knowledge!
Macrame Wallhanging for Beginners
How-To: Fool Proof French Knot for Hand Embroidery
10 Simple Origami Projects for Beginners