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Simple ways to help you stay calm throughout the day

Simple ways to help you stay calm throughout the day

How do you manage to keep calm on a day when nothing seems to go right and you are working from home while managing a household?

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Adapting to the New Normal

Adapting to the New Normal

As quarantine restrictions are starting to ease off, reopening the economy and adapting to the new normal are the order of things.  The New Normal Face masks, social distancing and the increased attention to hygiene can be very challenging and strenuous as these constantly remind us that the danger is still out there and that there is no cure, for now.  Businesses that haven’t completely folded during the lockdown will run at 50% capacity. Schools will mostly be online and will be partly managed by the family, and professionals will continue to work from home wherever possible - all these...

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Self-discovering While on Quarantine

Self-discovering While on Quarantine

This quarantine period may yet be the perfect opportunity to find out more about ourselves and the people around us. Being confined at home for an undetermined period of time is not the best of circumstances. However, instead of seeing the glass half empty, we could start looking at things in a different light and start spending time on things we’ve always thought of doing, like gearing up with our Silouex Active Wear and moving up to the groove of that online Zumba or Yoga poses to keep you calm.  We could use this time to rest, recharge, learn new...

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How to Take Care of Yourself During the Pandemic

How to Take Care of Yourself During the Pandemic

The viral outbreak can be overwhelming with continuous global news feeds, disrupted everyday routines, and constantly worrying about the family’s health and ours, it takes very little to throw us off the rail. This is why we have to stop, take a breather and reassess the situation.  Having adverse physical and emotional responses like anxiety, irritability, vulnerability, headaches, sleeplessness, and fatigue, just to name a few, is normal. But, as we live through what is happening at present, it’s very important to keep our mental health protected and connected with the people around us to get through the pandemic. How...

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Ways to tap into the upside of Social Distancing and Staying at home

Ways to tap into the upside of Social Distancing and Staying at home

Fear and anxiety brought about by the quarantine can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Isolation and boredom can turn everyone antsy and testy, it wouldn’t take much to ignite a precarious situation. With schools and offices all out, meaningful activities that can be shared by everyone, kids, teens and adults, are crucial to keep everyone preoccupied and entertained. So, what are the things we can all do while in quarantine? While some activities could be downright childish, the keyword here is “fun”. Get with the program, you might just be surprised to find the child...

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