Happy May, everyone. You made it through another week. This week, we’ve got advice for an unusual Mother’s Day, and some breathing techniques to help you relax. But before we get there:
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It’s Mother’s Day this weekend. And as much as many of us would like to hug our mums right now, we can’t (unless they live with us). Elizabeth Wellington looked into how we can show our love from a safe social distance. Here’s the cheat sheet:
We want to know how you’re celebrating right now. If you’ve come up with a clever way to celebrate birthdays and other notable milestones, we want to hear about it.
It can be hard to find calm with everything going on right now. And anxiety and dread can actually change the way you breathe, writes Cassie Owens. She spoke with Kapil Nayar, a counselor and mindfulness expert who grew up in Moorestown, N.J. for some exercises on how to calm you mind, and body down.
Nayar has another breathing exercise, and a 20-minute guided relaxation audio session, in Cassie’s full story.