The Calm Place

The Calm Place

(Elections Are Happening. This is Not About Them.)

Put on some headphones.

Good. Now hit “play” and keep scrolling.

(TAKE A deep breath in.
hold FOR 3 SECONDS …

Image

AND breathe out. Repeat that Ten times.)

You’re doing great.
If you need to do some more breathing, spend some time with this guide.
How to Meditate

(click and hold
to scratch the
emotional support dog.)

[embedded content]
Stress? You?
If you’re familiar with this emotion, here are some ways to cope.
How to Be Better at Stress

(close Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.)

(SCAN YOUR BODY
AND NOTICE YOUR EMOTIONS.
SIT WITH THEM.)

Hi. We’re still here.
We’ve rounded up some of our own favorite ways to unwind.
Self-Care: A Working Definition

(TOUCH SOMETHING
THAT YOU LOVE, LIKE A STONE
OR A PICTURE of
your best friend.)

(name 5 things YOU can see in a room,
4 things YOU can hear in the room,
3 things YOU can touch or feel,
2 things YOU can smell
1 good quality about YOURSELF.)

Congratulations, you have achieved lasting inner peace.
But if not, we’ve got a little more guidance for you.
How to Be Happy

By The Styles Desk

Credit: Shutterstock (grass, candle, rocks, oranges, dog, hands, vapor)

Sign up for the Of The Moment Newsletter

Self-care and social change. Relationships and advice. Beauty and health. Fame and fortune. Stories picked for you. Get the Of the Moment newsletter.

Please verify you’re not a robot by clicking the box.

Invalid email address. Please re-enter.

You must select a newsletter to subscribe to.

* Invalid email address. Please try again.

* Captcha is incomplete. Please try again.

Thank you for subscribing.

View all New York Times newsletters.

An error has occurred. Please try again later.

You are already subscribed to this email.

View all New York Times newsletters.

  • Manage Email Preferences
  • Opt out or contact us anytime
  • Privacy Policy

  • tags

Related Posts

Got Something To Say:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*
*