CREATIVE SELF-CARE | QUARANTINE | WELLNESS Some of my favorite self-care activities involve taking a stroll through a botanical garden, wandering through bookstores, working from my favorite local coffee shop or cooking dinner with my bestie over a bottle of wine (cause friendship is self-care, too!). We’re in the midst of a new reality […]
STAY CALM AMONGST PANIC | COVID 19 | NOTHANDO SWAN We’re continuing my COVID-19 blog series with a piece by guest contributor, Nothando Swan. Nothando is a self-care expert, medical practitioner, and productivity guru. She’s graced the Joi Knows how blog before and we’re excited to have her back! In this post, she’ll share a […]
Some of us need space and time to process the global trauma we’re facing, without feeling like we’re failing if we’re not being more productive right now. I’m breaking my silence about the COVID-19 pandemic here on the blog with a series of posts to offer comfort, relief, and perhaps a few unpopular opinions. This first post in this series is part rant and part permission slips for you to adopt as your own.
I understand that all of our days are different, so I’ve shared my morning routine in steps that only require ten minutes of your time. If taking on this entire routine seems like too much, then I encourage you to simply pick one or two steps to practice and build from there. The simpler your morning routine is, the more likely you are to stick to it and reap the benefits.