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Daily Pandemic Destressors

All of us were thrown for a loop when COVID-19 erupted, so know that if you’re feeling anxious or stressed, you’re in good company! Change is always a challenge, but when so much of life is shaken up, it’s especially hard to find your bearings. With that in mind, we’ve put together some resources to help you destress your days, even in the midst of a life-altering pandemic.


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Actions That Alleviate Anxiety


It’s hard to relax if your mind and body are filled with tension and negative thought patterns. Give yourself a reset with a few simple, positive, anxiety-reducing actions.

  • A yoga class or outdoor activity with Sun Breath Yoga can keep you centered and relieve stress.

  • Snag some sunshine to boost your brain’s stress-reducing chemistry.

  • Do you have a furry companion? The Anxiety and Depression Association of America says spending time with your pet can reduce anxiety, depression, and stress levels.

  • Turn on some tunes to relieve tension and lighten your mood.

  • Adding some CBD oil to your daily routine can help you relax.

  • Another easy way to alleviate anxiety is to add some aromatherapy to your home.


Make the Most of “Me” Time


As anxiety ebbs, you can really relax. Take time out today, just for you.


Maintain Energy Levels


Finding the right balance between relaxation and energy is a must to stay happy and productive.

  • Do some decluttering—it can raise productivity levels, lift your mood, and reduce stress levels.

  • As Fitness Magazine points out, the right nutrition is a must to keep you going strong throughout your day.

  • Picking up a new hobby is a great way to motivate yourself and reduce stress.

  • A metabolism booster could prevent fatigue and help you lose weight.

  • Get some exercise every day to stay in shape and maintain your energy levels.


Tools You Can Use


It’s easy to get off track, even if you have a program in place you’ve tailored to your needs. Make your to-dos easy on yourself with a few load-lightening tools.


  • Add apps to your phone to guide you through comforting, peace-providing meditation.

  • E-readers make sure you can take your library with you wherever you go, whether it’s the back porch, your couch, or out to run errands.

  • Snag a slow cooker that makes preparing nutritious meals ultra convenient.

  • A fitness tracker can act as a coach, telling you how your fitness program is going and encouraging you to keep it up.


The pandemic has shaken our world, but you can stay strong with some daily destressing. Take steps to reduce your anxiety, relax, and keep your energy levels up, and employ tools that make things easier on you. These healthy choices will help you through.


Sun Breath Yoga is currently offering outdoor activities and private, online, and indoor physically distanced yoga classes. To schedule your private session or group class, please email hello.sunbreathyoga@gmail.com!


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