My Fave At-Home Health Resources

Try a bunch and find what works for you

Meditation and mindfulness

Dawn Buse

  • Dawn Buse is a doctor, professor, and licensed clinical psychologist who conducts research on migraine, pain, and stress, among other conditions. Her website has a bunch of great resources, including relaxation recordings.

Calm

  • My go-to app for daily meditation, which features a daily Calm, sleep stories, Masterclass  education series, and meditations like Seven Days of Anxiety/Focus, etc.

Insight Timer

  • I love meditations led by Sarah Blondin.

Headspace

  • This app has a great meditation for those suffering pain.

Gabrielle Bernstein

Passive Muscle Relaxation

  • Just do a search on YouTube. I love this one.

Tara Brach

Mental Health

MindShift app

  • CBT-based by Anxiety Canada

STOPP app

Five-Minute Journal

Dr. Allison Answers

  • Allison is a clinical psychologist who shares so much invaluable information on her website on topics like anxiety, anger, self-compassion, happiness, productivity, gratitude, and more. Check out her meditations, too.

Exercise

Yoga with Adriene

Down Dog Yoga

@activelyautoimmune on Instagram

Romney Studios

  • I haven’t signed up for their workout series, but they share some good exercises on their Instagram.

Entertainment

Audiobooks

  • Audible, iBooks, Overdrive or Libby apps.

Podcasts

  • I love Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Oprah’s SuperSoul and Masterclass, and Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, among many others.
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Our First House: Lessons Learned

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Use Your (Good) Stuff

Do you keep clothes with tags on them hanging in your closet to save them for the “right” occasion? What about nice dishes left untouched in your cabinets? Maybe it’s linens or even a vehicle that you want to preserve in some way to maintain its newness.

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My Morning Routine

I am obsessed with reading about other peoples’ daily routines – it’s like a little glimpse into their lives and something I can learn from and allows me to reflect on my own habits.

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Thursday Thoughts: What I’m loving right now

What’s getting me through this rainy and dull spring!

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Top shops in Kelowna

Where to go for some post-activity perusing/browsing in the health haven’s downtown for homewares, kitchen gadgets and dishware, gifts, accessories, candles, throws, perfumes and more. Continue reading “Top shops in Kelowna”