When COVID-19 Separates You From the One You Love

COVID-19 has forced us to distance ourselves from one another physically – and for some of us, that means being apart from the one we love. Being separated can feel like an additional layer of difficulty on top of an already stressful time. But there are ways that you can bridge the distance during this …

Why You Shouldn’t Stress About Lockdown Weight Gain

There are a lot of jokes going around right now about stress-baking and snacking through stockpiled food. I can relate – my eating has definitely changed since the lockdown started weeks ago. I’m cooking heavier meals. I’m snacking in front of screens. And the only thing stopping me from baking more homemade bread and cookies …

How to Handle Coronavirus Isolation and Anxiety

The coronavirus outbreak may have you feeling lonely, isolated, stressed, and anxious. Whether you’re social distancing or required to stay home, these tips may help you feel better. Be social. Socialization is key, especially if you feel isolated. Feeling connected to others wards off loneliness and stress. First, swap the term “social distancing” for “physical …

How Does Coronavirus Spread?

With cases of the new coronavirus reported in few states, health officials are focused on slowing the spread. By understanding how coronavirus spreads, you can take the right steps so you don’t get sick and infect others. Person-to-Person Transmission Experts believe the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person. There are several …

What to Eat to Boost Your Immune System

Wouldn’t it be nice if eating a particular food could magically protect you against all the nasty bugs floating around? It’s not that simple, of course. Handwashing remains your best defense against picking up viruses, and sleep is a crucial component of a strong defense too. But what you eat does play a role in …