The holidays are upon us again, and in the midst of purchasing, packing, cleaning, party-going, and working, it can be difficult to remember self-care. Since the body clock doesn't magically pause for the holiday season, carving out time for sleep, fitness, and quiet time is 100% necessary. We've been lucky enough to have met many amazing women this year, all of whom have shared their wisdom, honesty, and best tips for staying calm. Read on to see highlights and useful tidbits from those articles that might help you get through this jolly season. HOW WE UNWIND From Jenn Louie, CEO of Kinvite: "My favorite [way to unwind] is to take off my shoes, then change into something comfy and stretch...
For Jenn Louie, CEO of Kinvite, conscious transition is important. "My favorite thing is to take off my shoes, then change into something comfy and stretch my bare feet and toes through my shag carpet. There is something about the transition into home that I believe requires a shedding process to remove the energy from outside to inside." Read more about routine, unplugging, and the necessity of transition.
Anxiety is now the most common mental illness in the United States, with nearly 40 million people experiencing anxiety disorder in any given year. What gives? While we aren’t mental health experts, we decided to talk with one. We spoke with Dr. Jennifer Guttman, a practicing clinical psychologist and behavioral therapist in New York City about sleep, anxiety, and how to get your best sleep during a breakup.
When Jeannette Ferran Astorga isn’t jet setting or in her office with her team spearheading women’s causes across the globe, you can find her at a workout class or with her husband and son on Manhattan's upper east side. “I’m very disciplined with my schedule, and sleep is 100% one of my top priorities,” says Jeannette. “If I don’t sleep, I can’t function because of the intensity of my days. I make a real effort to plan my days so that I have seven to eight hours of sleep every night.” We interviewed Jeannette to learn more about what fuels her success.
Kathryn Cornelius started Whole Human Alchemy and Consulting in 2017 after a series of tragic events lead her from the corporate world onto a wellness journey that would help her guide others. Today, Kathryn serves as a wellness consultant to businesses, teaches workshops, and coaches private clients. In honor of the RECLINER community, she has created a curated guided meditation for RECLINERs across the world. Here’s our interview with Kathryn.