Stress Reduction Tip #1

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“Don’t build a wall around your own suffering – it may devour you from the inside.”

– Frida Kahlo

Change and uncertainty can be a scary time for everyone – and it can be an extremely difficult time to adapt to the change of the current pandemic we are experiencing.  At the same time, it is imperative to deal with the emotions you are feeling, build resilience and ensure your health and wellbeing is your number one priority.

Set yourself a commitment, one for each of our tips, to help you to best cope with the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, protect your mental health and maximize your wellbeing.

When making your commitments, make them as S.M.A.R.T. as possible (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time-bound)…and don’t forget to also take Ownership – make yourself accountable for the commitments you are setting!


In order to be productive and stay motivated, it is important to stick to a daily routine and to your normal daily habits as much as you can. This helps to add purpose to your day and keeps you on track for what you need to achieve.

For example:
‘Each morning I am going to wake up and go for a run’, ‘I am going to schedule out my breaks for the day ’ and ‘I am going to write down my to-do list and prioritize what needs to be done at the beginning of each day.  



This is just one tip to help you destress and to keep you moving.  Check out our other stress reduction tips here.  We have additional blog post specific to pilates, pre/post natal, bone building for osteoporosis/osteopenia, mindful meditation, restorative yoga therapy, partner and endurance training.  We believe in treating the whole person with a holistic approach and blend our knowledge and training of movement, nutrition, massage therapy and traditional chinese medicine.  

We love teaching mindful movement and are here to support you in your journey. We offer remote online training from anywhere in the world. Contact us today to get started and learn to move with less pain and greater ease. We look forward to partnering with you and answering your movement questions and/or concerns.   

Assumption of the Risk: By attempting any of the exercises, you do so at your own risk.  We make no representations, guarantees or warranties that the information or exercises on this blog are appropriate for you or will result in improvements of your medical condition or function.  

Not medical advice or physical therapy.  This content is intended to provide information and instructions on general exercises that may help increase strength, mobility, and function for specific areas of the body.  It is not intended to be a substitute for obtaining a medical diagnosis or medical or physical therapy advice from a qualified licensed provider.  You should seek medical advice from a qualified physician or physical therapist before trying any of the exercises or self-treatment suggestions on this blog, particularly if your pain is from a traumatic injury or event.