#HomeTogether Wellness Guide
During this time of global change and transformation, please know I'm here to assist you.
Below, I've put together a list of supportive services from my holistic health practice and others that you may find educational, nurturing, uplifting, and healing. Click on bold links to access information. Stay Connected: ~ Create Facetime, Zoom, and Skype hangouts, text, call to stay close and connected to those you love. Check in with each other. Don't wait for them to initiate contact. Be open to initiating and show your love and support. Send funny memes, and other uplifting notes. Summer Plans 2020: ~ New York Summer Day Camps Openings. ~ 11 Virtual Summer Camps For Kids. ~ How To Create A Summer Camp At Home. ~ Things to do when you’re #HomeTogether: Indoor activities for the whole family.
Emotional Well-Being Support: ~ Having a hard time trusting right now? I invite you to read: "Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts: Trust in God, Trust in Yourself, Trust in Others, Trust in Life" by Iyanla Vanzant (p.s. God can mean Universe, Love, Source Energy, or Divine Guidance, etc - whatever you’re comfortable with) ~ Feeling overcome with fear, worry, and anxiety? Flower Essences will help! ~ As a certified counselor, I've opened up office hours to assist you with emotional and mental health counseling, via telephone. If this is of interest to you, send me an email and let's put together a counseling wellness plan for you. ~ French Kiss Life's podcast: Enjoying Your Own Company.
Family/Baby/Children’s Educational Inspiration: ~ Online Baby Development Class: Learn to bond with your baby using hands-on techniques which support development, and support you as a parent.
~ The Business of Being Born: A Must-See For Every Parent-To-Be. Stream here for free. ~ What You Should Know About Home Births, Doulas, and Pregnancy During Covid-19. ~ Has your child's sleep pattern changed during this time of stress, or for another reason? Here's a list of things to consider, and how to address them with ease and effectiveness.
~ Online Resources to Keep Kids Engaged & Entertained at Home. ~ Students With Disabilities: Tips for Helping Your Child Learn at Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak (article) ~ Audio recordings you can listen to on your phone or computer: ‘What You And Your Family Need To Know To Build A Strong Immune System - Year-Round!’ and ‘Eczema Relief: The Simple Steps You Can Take Right Now To Truly Clear Up The Issue’. ~ Use this time to create a commitment to scheduled family meetings. Not sure how to go about this? This blog post will help! Work From Home Support: ~ Distracted? 6 Ways To Stop Interruptions When You Work From Home. ~ The Kate + Mike Show (podcast): Working Without Childcare While Quarantined. Listen here. Food/Grocery/Nutrition Support: ~ Check your local school district, and churches. You may be able to get to-go meals, and grocery. ~ Contact your local food bank, or pantry program for food support. ~ Look into Amazon Fresh, Mercato, Walmart Grocery, Fresh Direct, Misfits Market, Whole Foods Market, Thrive Market, and other sources for grocery delivery. p.s. Focus on fresh vegetables, and other foods that strengthen and nourish your family’s health. ~ Contact your local supermarkets. They may be able to take your order over the phone, and deliver grocery to you. Also. look into ‘Free Coronavirus Delivery Service’ (Call or text 929-320-0660), Task Rabbit, and Invisible Hands for NYC, and some areas of NJ, food delivery. ~ Stay Hydrated! Remember to drink half your body’s weight in ounces of water daily. Water cleanses, nourishes, and supports cooling upsetting emotions. Family Health + Well-Being: ~ Over 80% of our consultations and sessions are conducted over the phone. Learn more about Flourishing Health Telephone Consultations, and Wellness Therapies via telephone. Enjoy a special discount in cost. ~ With many feeling fearful, at this time, are you feeling triggered? Are you feeling past sexual abuse triggers? Rebirth can assist you. ~ Please read one of our latest e-newsletters on: pre-existing conditions, home birth, and releasing fear/anxiety. ~ Virtual breastfeeding services with Carmen E. Baker, IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant).
Physical Exercise + Wellness: ~ If you feel comfortable, get out at least once a day. A walk around the block during times when less people are out, or sit on your porch, or just opening the window and blasting the fan or air conditioner can provide you the welcomed fresh air that you need.
~ Yoga and Pilates with Ali Bozzolasco offers free classes on YouTube. (If you'd like to give a monetary donation to Ali, you may send it to her PayPal email address: Yogini4877@gmail.com or Venmo handle: @Alejandra-Bozzolasco. Thank you!) ~ Have solo (or family) dance parties! Dancing has been my go-to exercise, way of creating freedom within my physical body, and entire being while strengthening my connection to Source. I’ve been dancing to: Rufus + Chaka Khan’s Do You Love What You Feel Sylvester’s You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) ~ Emotional stress can lead to a queasy stomach? Address your emotions with love + take digestive enzymes. Safety In (And Out Of) The Home Resources (In an emergency, call 911): Being mandated to stay home can feel stressful and frustrating. It's best to create positive ways to deal with your emotions, and refrain from projecting them onto your child(ren) through spanking. Here's why it's absolutely horrible to spank/hit your child(ren). National Child Abuse Hotline 1.800.422.4453 www.childhelp.org National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.7233 www.ndvh.org Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network 1.800.656.4673 www.rainn.org National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 1.866.331.9474 www.loveisrespect.org National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1.800.273.8255 www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org National Drug Helpline 1.844.289.0879 www.drughelpline.org Other Support: ~ Where to Shop Online for Supplies When Walmart and Amazon Are Sold Out ~ If you can, buy gift cards or certificates from local businesses to support them as business may be slow or while they're at risk of closing - for good. ~ Tip: Want a change of scenery? Re-arrange your furniture! Give your home a new/different look - a new way of appreciating, and living in it. ~ College student makes masks for the deaf + hard of hearing. (article includes how to order) ~ How To Open And Clean Delivery Packages During The Coronavirus Pandemic Please reach out, if you have any questions about the above, or how my practice can serve you.
Our product safety guarantee: All work stations, where our products are created, are sanitized and gloves are worn. I trust that you and your loved ones are safe and well. ~N Over to you: Are there any positive resources you would add? Please comment below.