Overthinking Mind, Sensitive Heart: A Problem in the Modern World

Our news feed has been occupied by COVID-19 for the last four months. Honestly, I feel like the amount of negativity and stress this year has already been more than all those years combined before the outbreak. 

When the virus started circulating in my city, I could feel my heart racing when learning that the number of new cases doubled in a day. The more news I consumed, the more I was feeling overwhelmed

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How to Keep a Healthy Diet While in Quarantine

Staying Healthy While In Quarantine

The world is experiencing an unprecedented level of stress right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of us are in lockdown, practicing social distancing procedures, and finding ourselves more sedentary than ever before.

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In 2010 I graduated from the New York School of Design and moved to Austin, TX. Since moving to Dallas, I’ve married my sweetheart, started a family, and founded a company in which I assist with interior design work. I have recently begun delving into the writing scene and enjoy writing about design, homes, and family life! To read some of my other writings check out my blog http://hickshomeanddeisgn.strikingly.comhttps://www.facebook.com/hicksinteiordesignhttps://twitter.com/ashhicksdesign

 

Getting Through Together, Apart

A lot has changed in the last days.

I am getting more and more hopeful for humanity in some ways. Seeing yoga instructors doing free courses online, meditation apps being given away for free and gym teachers going on Instagram once a day to help parents home school their kids... love and empathy are all around us. Things are hard right now but I am heartened by how many people have decided to use their skills and passions to remind us we are together and together we are much stronger.

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Nora Livingstone is the Co-Founder and CEO of Animal Experience International, a B Corp that matches animal lovers with beneficial and adventurous volunteer experiences around the world. She has volunteered with animals in more than 25 countries, including Croatia, Mongolia, Sierra Leone, and Guatemala. Nora holds a double major from Trent University in Environmental Studies and Cultural Anthropology and holds internationally recognized certifications for guiding, leadership, crisis intervention, and deployment during natural disasters. She carries a tiny plastic horse and stuffed mouse with her every time she travels.
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05/05/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
Our news feed has been occupied by COVID-19 for the last four months. Honestly, I feel like the amount of negativity and stress this year has already been more than all those years combined before... read more
Man slicing vegetables cooking in kitchen
04/21/2020
Staying Healthy While In Quarantine The world is experiencing an unprecedented level of stress right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of us are in lockdown, practicing social distancing... read more
Woman lying in fetal position with iPad tablet
03/24/2020
A lot has changed in the last days. I am getting more and more hopeful for humanity in some ways. Seeing yoga instructors doing free courses online, meditation apps being given away for free... read more
View from back of woman sitting on floor leaning on chair
05/05/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
Our news feed has been occupied by COVID-19 for the last four months. Honestly, I feel like the amount of negativity and stress this year has already been more than all those years combined before... read more
Man slicing vegetables cooking in kitchen
04/21/2020
Staying Healthy While In Quarantine The world is experiencing an unprecedented level of stress right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of us are in lockdown, practicing social distancing... read more
Woman lying in fetal position with iPad tablet
03/24/2020
A lot has changed in the last days. I am getting more and more hopeful for humanity in some ways. Seeing yoga instructors doing free courses online, meditation apps being given away for free... read more