5 Daily Habits if You're in a Slump - Stonz
. ? or
5 Daily Habits if You're in a Slump

5 Daily Habits if You're in a Slump

March 23, 2020

5 Daily Habits if You're in a Slump 

 

Does anyone feel like they’re in a slump? I do.
 
We’re all trying to do our part in flattening the curve, which means most of us are staying at home. Although it’s great to be back with the kids full time, our usual daily routine is out of whack. No more leaving the house to go to work, no more visiting friends, no more driving the kids around. This weird slump feeling has happened to myself within just the first week of quarantine, and I imagine some people relate to my bummy feelings too.

I found a few little tricks that I do everyday in order to feel more “myself” at home, and I’d love to share them with you. They are super easy to do and don’t take more than a couple minutes a day! Here they are:

 

1. Make Your Bed  

This was part of my daily routine before the COVID-19 outbreak, and it still is now. By making my bed each morning, I feel like I already accomplished something before I leave my bedroom. It also makes me feel like I’m in control of something, and it sets the tone for a good day ahead.

2. Journal Everyday

I used to not journal – it felt weird writing my feelings into a book and I would always pressure myself to write something really profound. That’s not true. Overtime, I realized I could write whatever I wanted, and that fitting even 1 minute of journaling into my day has helped my outlook in life. What I do now is I just bullet point a few things that I’m grateful for and/or a little victory that I completed for that day. It could be doing one load of laundry, eating a piece of fruit or even getting out of bed (yes that’s a victory in itself). Doing this has really put my life in perspective and I often feel very lucky for the current blessings I already have.

3. Daily Movement 

I love moving. I love being in the outdoors and exercising, so staying home has been pretty difficult for me. Everyday, I feel more like a potato and my butt is starting to get sore sitting on the same chair all the time. Luckily, the internet has provided lots of ways to move around. Look online for yoga stretches, at-home workouts, or even have a dance break with the kiddos when you’re feeling icky. This will immensely help both your physical and mental health, even if it’s just for a few minutes. Here is a video that I tried recently:

4. Crack Open the Window

If we can’t go out, bring the outside air in. Breathing in some fresh air and getting rid of the stuffy air inside will clear your mood and maybe get rid of those headaches.

5. Get Out of Your PJs 

Lets face it: sweats and PJs are life. Are jeans even a thing anymore? HOWEVER: I’m a firm believer in that what you wear drastically shapes how you feel for the day. For me, wearing PJs mean that I’m going to be a bit lazier and slower than usual. That’s why I’ve started to wear other pieces from my wardrobe like some loose-fitting pants, cardigans, comfy sweaters, etc. Occasionally, I even put on some makeup if I have time and I instantly feel more awake.

 

Hopefully my tips help you in some way. Please remember: make sure you take care of both your mental and physical health during this transition period – this is weird time for all of us, and you’re not alone.

Let us know if you try any of these tips or if you have any tips of your own! Tag us on Instagram or let us know on Facebook

 

Xoxo,

The Stonz Team

 



Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Stonz Blog

How to Keep Your Kids’ Spirits Lifted—Even When Yours Are Down
How to Keep Your Kids’ Spirits Lifted—Even When Yours Are Down

June 12, 2020

With experiencing the Covid 19 pandemic and horrible death of George Floyd and resulting anti-racism demonstrations, it is only natural for parents to feel anxious, stressed—and even depressed. If you are a parent, you likely already know how hard it can be to keep your children’s spirits uplifted when your own spirits are feeling down. Let’s take a closer look at how you can keep up your children’s spirits even when you’re not feeling great.

Read More

Why it’s Important to Spend Time Outdoors
Why it’s Important to Spend Time Outdoors

May 15, 2020

With most of our days spent indoors self-isolating due to the current health crisis, it's easy for our kids to get attached to their tech gadgets, while forgetting about the world outside. While it is crucial to stay indoors for our safety, it's also our responsibility as parents to remind our children about the importance of the great outdoors. Of course, if you can afford to step outside every now and then, they you should definitely take the opportunity.

Read More

3 Ways to Make Chores Fun for Kids
3 Ways to Make Chores Fun for Kids

May 06, 2020

Chores are not really fun... for adults or for kids. But since we're at home anyway, we can make the best out of it and have some fun while we're tidying up. Doing chores with your children also teaches them ways to help around the house and teaches them a sense of responsibility as well - I loved helping my parents around the house when I was little. So, without further ado, lets get to the tips! 

Read More

SIZE CHARTS

 
Please use the following charts as guides to help you purchase the correct size for your little one. As children grow at different rates, all age and size ranges are solely guides.  When using both the Booties and Liners, please consider the following: 1) Liners will take up space inside the Booties and 2) The Booties will fit slightly smaller with a layer inside.

 

APPAREL


Apparel Size Chart for Stonz's Products - Baby and children’s footwear, accessories and apparel.

 

BOOTIES AND LINERS


Booties and Liners Size Chart for Stonz's Products - Baby and children’s footwear, accessories and apparel.

 

MITTS


Mitts Size Chart for Stonz's Products - Baby and children’s footwear, accessories and apparel.

 

RAIN BOOTS AND LINERS


Rain Boots Size Chart for Stonz's Products - Baby and children’s footwear, accessories and apparel.

 

WINTER BOOTS


Winter Boots Size Chart for Stonz's Products - Baby and children’s footwear, accessories and apparel.

 

WEST BOOTS


 

West Boots (All-Season) Size Chart for Stonz's Products - Baby and children’s footwear, accessories and apparel.

 

SHORELINE


 

YALE AND POWELL