The Shapeware Stories

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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Stuck at Home or Safe at Home: Coping up with a lockdown

Stuck at Home or Safe at Home: Coping up with a lockdown

  As weeks of extended quarantines are imposed by governments worldwide, people are ordered to stay at home, and in doing so, save lives. But broken plans and schedules, scarcity of supply and indefinite isolation is starting to unsettle people and is making everyone anxious. In these trying times, it is important to remain calm and focused and suppress the buildup of negative thoughts. Think positive. Are you stuck at home or safe at home? There’s a big difference in how you look at things, it’s that half full, half empty expression about being positive or negative, and in this...

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Stay Active While at Home

Stay Active While at Home

As the threat of the pandemic becomes more and more a reality for most of us and we contain ourselves indoors, our normal existence is disrupted and so are our eating habits and health regimen. But, it is now more than ever that we have to keep our immune system up and our body and minds healthy - this isn’t the time to turn into slobs, tempting as it may be.  And as anxiety grows over the uncertainty of how long the virus would run its course and wreak havoc in all aspects of our lives, it would be a...

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