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Griswold Pride’s Weekly Wellbeing Resources

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Every week, Griswold Pride puts out a list of resources that is guaranteed to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Here is this weeks offering…

 

Career Wellbeing

·       Time Confetti and the Broken Promise of Leisure –  Leisure has never been less relaxing, mostly because of the disintermediating effects of our screens. Technology saves us time, but it also takes it away. This is known as the autonomy paradox. We adopt mobile technologies to gain autonomy over when and how long we work, yet, ironically, we end up working all the time.  Ashely Williams, Harvard Professor and author of Time Smart, discusses how to overcome time traps.

Social & Family Wellbeing

·       How to Divide Chores with Your Partner – Minus the Drama – As life gets more complicated, the logistics burden for a couple tends to increase. How you manage and divide up this logistics burden can be an ongoing source of conflict. Here is a process you can follow to get to a deliberate division of labor that fits your needs.

Financial Wellbeing

·       Money Talks with Loved Ones – Whether you’re navigating finances with a new spouse or sharing your retirement goals with your partner, Principal Financial will shed light on how to have productive money conversations with loved ones and reach your financial goals together.  Wednesday, December 9th at 12PM ET.

Physical Wellbeing

·       The Menopause Reset Method Master Class – RD and Integrative Nutritionist, Esther Blum, will be pulling back the curtain and teaching you her tried and true tricks for managing weight, sleeping deeply and tripling your energy while also working through menopause.  Free but slots are limited.

·       Gluten Free: Fad or Health Threat?  “Gluten Free” has become a major buzz word.  How did gluten come to receive so much attention?  Are people with celiac the only ones who should be on a gluten-free diet?  How do you know if gluten is making you sick?  In this podcast Dr. Mark Hyman and dietician Maggie Ward discuss why gluten sensitivity exists on a spectrum and how to determine if it is a threat to your health.

Emotional Wellbeing

·       4 Spiritual Lessons We Learn from Dogs – Dogs aren’t only our best friends, but they can also be powerful teachers.  Dogs of every shape, size, and age can be a source of inspiration and support along our journey. Here are four valuable lessons dogs teach us that lead to more vibrant, meaningful, spiritual lives.

·       Yoga for Tension Relief – Join Yoga with Adriene for a 28 minute at-home yoga practice designed to help you feel good and bring you back into a balanced state.

Community Wellbeing

·       Pandemic of Love – This is a grassroots, volunteer-led mutual aid organization that now has over 650 full-time volunteers around the globe.  The purpose of this organization is to provide help to those that need it in terms of getting essentials during this challenging time.   Check out their local communities section to give or receive help.

Written by: Mike Minarsky

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