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Navigating COVID with a Disability

It has been nearly six months since the country first started to shelter in place to avoid the potential spread of COVID-19. While many companies race to find a vaccine, we continue to adapt to our new normal. Obviously there is nothing normal about wearing masks and keeping a strict six-foot distance from one another, but we do our best to stay positive, productive, and keep our health in check. Staying healthy might be more challenging for those with small school-aged children, those with pre-existing conditions, the elderly, and those with disabilities. Having an impairment doesn’t necessarily put you at a higher risk for contracting COVID-19, however, there are certain disabilities that can make illness more complicated. For example: people …

Toasted Oatmeal Coconut Bars

Sometimes, a yummy breakfast bar just hits the spot. And, sometimes they can also break the bank! So, why not make them on your own?! We found this great recipe from the blog The Purple Carrot for how to make these deliciously filling toasted oatmeal coconut bars. So, without further ado… What you need 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (I used finely shredded) 3 cups all purpose gluten free flour (or flour of your choice) 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup coconut oil, melted 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup sunflower butter (or nut butter of your choice) 1/2 cup almond milk (or milk of your choice) 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats Optional: extra shredded coconut and …

5 For Friday: 5 Yoga Poses You Can Do In Your Office stress got you down? Well, consider clearing your workspace and your mind with these 5 easy-to-do yoga poses you can do from the comfort of your own desk! 1. Mountain Pose Sit erect, clasp your hands, and extend your arms forward. Turn the palms away from you and raise your arms until the palms face the ceiling. Stretch and feel yourself growing taller as you reduce the stress in your head, neck, and shoulders. This posture lengthens your sides. If you want, add to this posture by bending your arms to each side. 2. Eagle Sit erect and place your arms in front of you at a 90 degree angle. Cross your arms so that the right arm is above the …

Meal planning for health (and savings)

Planning and preparing lunches ahead of time can lead to a healthier, cheaper diet.

3 Keys to a Stress-Free Life

Carson Tahoe Behavioral Health Services provides tips for dealing with stress in everyday life.