5 Ways To Stay Calm & Collected Throughout The Week
In this busy city and with this busy life, how could we not need a rest day once in a while... or actually, every night? While on weekends we can allow ourselves the luxury of sleeping in, drink mimosas at noon and hibernate in front of the TV for hours on end, on weekdays we aren't always that lucky – but don't worry, we've got a few solutions.
Go put a smile on and follow our five easy-peasy tips for staying calm and collected throughout the week. After this Election Day drama, we're sure you'll need them.
Start Your Day Off With A Cup Of Tealyra
A Canadian natural, this stunning brand’s life-changing Detox Teas provide tea-lovers with smooth floral brews with a variety of nutrients and flavors. Between the stress of Election Day, the highs and lows of modern life and the cold that has recently overtaken New York City, there is nothing we girls need more than a good cup of tea and a good ol’ chick flick. With its aromatic collection of feel-good fusions, Tealyra creates gourmet teas that give the body a natural boost of energy and a deep sense of ease. Aromatic, sweet, all-natural and exotic, these artisanal mixes – which contain mint, flowers, dried fruits, vegetables, plants, ginger, bark, and seeds among other things – help our bodies stay slim, healthy and balanced. Whether you’re looking to detox, sleep tight, lose belly fat or cure a sore throat, this holistic Canadian brand has the perfect earthy mix just for you. No matter the reason and no matter the weather, a hot cup of Tealyra is always a good idea.
Take A Fitness Dance Class At 305 Fitness
There's a reason dancing workout are so addicting, and it's because no matter the kind of gym girl you are, every city gal can enjoy a good party. Morning, midday or night, sweat it up to the beat of the live-DJ's contagious tunes and show off your curves like the queen you are at 305 Fitness' energy-boosting classes. Make friends, wake up your muscles, burn that belly fat and have the time of your life! Win win.
Meditate Using Your Simple Habit App
Wherever you are: work, home or on a fresh green meadow, applying meditation into your daily schedule is key to sustaining a balanced lifestyle. Even if you are not a yoga fanatic, or do not necessarily believe in the spiritual message of ancient Buddhism, you can still look at meditation as a simple way of staying calm, resting your mind and gathering your thoughts in order to show the world the most powerful version of yourself. Put your best foot forward, take a long deep breath and start your day off right.
End The Day With A Hot Bath Using Mullein & Sparrow's Bath Salts
Pamper yourself after a long day at work with a steaming hot bath using Mullein & Sparrow’s botanical skincare sets. These gorgeous all-natural skincare gems are handmade in Brooklyn and feature an array of magical products such as body oils, face serums, bath salts, floral facial steams, facial cleansers and more, all based on Ayurvedic (holistic healing) principles. This Election Night, give your body the relaxation it needs with this wellness-inspired local skincare brand and its floral aroma of peace. Start with a warm bath using M&S' Detoxifying Bath Salts, and once you feel rejuvenated, moisturize with the brand's organic Blossom Body Oils. Your skin will be smooth and glowing in no time.
Eat Up Some Comfort Food From Delivery Only's Gourmet Kitchen
You may think Seamless is the way to go when you're feeling lazy and in need of some TLC, but that's because you haven't tried the gourmet bites from Delivery Only! This newly opened online restaurant offers some of the best comfort food in the city from morning to night and delivers it right to your door – looking flawless and tasting juicy. Whether you're in the mood for a sweet stack of blueberry pancakes, a spicy plate of crispy chicken wings, or a romantic cheese platter to share with your other half, Delivery Only is certainly the way to go. No judgements, eat up!