6 Reasons Collaging Should be Your New Pandemic Hobby

Here at Free Period Press, we're obviously big fans of mindful, creative activities that help you slow down. In celebration of our newest product, the Collage Kit Magazine, we want to share just a few reasons why collaging is the perfect hobby to take up during the pandemic.

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Five Senses Mindfulness Exercise (Free Download)

Way back in March, Elizabeth Gilbert posted about this mindfulness exercise on her Instagram. I’ve returned to it again and again to stay grounded when things feel overwhelming (so, all the time).

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How to Have an Epic Day of Adulting

You know how you have that running list of things you just never end up getting around to? Things like tightening that loose doorknob, uninstalling that software you never use anymore, or patching that hole in your wall? Inspired by the book The Power of Moments, I’ve started batching these tasks together into what I call EPIC DAY OF ADULTING!

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4 Easy Crafts for the Artistically Challenged

Are you itching to make some art? Us, too. There are plenty of simple crafts you can do to let out artistic energy into the world no matter your proficiency level. Try doing some of these crafts with friends over a Zoom meeting – it’s a great way to connect around a shared social activity! Awkward silences are totally okay – even encouraged – because it just means you and your friends are focused on your crafts.

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How to Practice Self-Care During Social Distancing

It’s not always easy to prioritize self-care, nor is it always simple to come up with the best ways to care for yourself. We wanted to round up some ideas for low-cost (and some no-cost!) self-care habits to help you during this time of social distancing.

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Journal Prompts to Help You Process During COVID-19

It’s safe to say that there’s an overwhelming amount of things to process throughout this global pandemic. We wanted to share some prompts that may help you journal out your current ideas, thoughts, and feelings. We hope these help you to remember to be gentle with yourself. Putting pen to paper can help empty thoughts out of your brain, where they’re taking up space.

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100 Suggested Habits to Track in Your Habit Calendar

We get a lot of questions about what to track in your Habit Calendar. So we compiled this list of 100 (!) habits that you can track daily, weekly, or monthly. They are broken down into categories so that you can pull from these ideas based on your priorities. Not sure where to begin? We also have a free downloadable Brainstorm Guide so you can figure out what habits would be most helpful to you!

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7-Day Social Media Detox Challenge

Are you entering mindless scrolling loops more and more these days? Us, too. That's why we came up with a 7-Day Challenge to put you in the Slow Social mindset, allowing you to consume social media less, and get a huge amount of brain space back in return.

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4 Ways to Connect with Friends and Family During Quarantine

We’re all getting used to new routines and new ways of life right now. One of the many new normals is video chats with friends and family instead of in-person chats. We’re sharing some tips for keeping them fun and consistent.

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How To Consume the News Without Losing It

While it’s important that we all stay informed with what’s happening in the world, there comes a point where consuming more news stops being helpful and just becomes a point of stress and distraction. Here are some ways that I’ve balanced staying informed in a way that feels healthy to me.

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