6 Ways To Brighten Your Spirit In Spite of Coronavirus

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In these relatively dark and uncertain times we find ourselves in because of Coronavirus, we need to find ways to brighten up our mood for these long days ahead. While wearing bright colors, is one way to lift your spirits, let’s be real … how many of us are really going to get up and get dressed up just to sit around the house?

Coronavirus anxiety is real. I am not an anxious person at all. However, I must admit this is the first time I’m my lifetime that I’ve been a worried so much about the fate of our nation as a hold. Not only are we dealing with a virus that our government does not know how to contain, we have a real ignorant person in the White House.

In an effort to keep us all as sane as possible, I’m sharing a few different ways you can brighten your spirits while we all shelter in place trying to flatten the curve of Coronavirus.

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In an effort to keep us all as sane as possible, I’m sharing a few different ways you can brighten your spirits while we all shelter in place.

Coronavirus Anxiety? Here Are 6 Ways To Brighten Your Spirit 

𝗠𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗮 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁

There is always something to be grateful for, so challenge yourself to fill a blank page with all the good things happening in your life and you will see the good definitely outweighs the bad — I can guarantee it!

𝗣𝗿𝗮𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗠𝗲𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲

Almost every culture in history uses prayer in one form another. Talking to a higher power, whether through traditional religious practices or through meditation, can provide clarity, hope and meaning in your life. 

𝗖𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝗨𝗽 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗦𝗽𝗮𝗰𝗲

Too much stuff clutters our homes and muddles our minds. Just making the area around you a little less chaotic will also help you clear some mental space. Trust me, it is so very difficult to feel at peace in a disorganized and disorderly environment. Ask me how I know … 

Blogger Nikki Free walking in flowing pink maxi sundress

𝗚𝗼 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗔 𝗪𝗮𝗹𝗸 𝗼𝗿 𝗥𝘂𝗻 𝗢𝘂𝘁𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲

Release all the feel good chemicals stored up inside the body by going for a walk or run outside. Sunshine, fresh air, beautiful views and a change of scenery can help your brain reset its mood. 

𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰

While you are on the walk or run, pop in your AirPods and turn on some Yolanda Adams or Smokie Norful! Listening to worship music is a major way I lift my spirits in times of uncertainty. And I’m ALWAYS sure to sing along as loudly and proudly as possible. Praising God is always a good thing. 

𝗕𝘂𝗿𝗻 𝗮 𝗰𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲 𝗼𝗿 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗲

Calming sensory experiences can help you change your state of mind. Candles, incense, and various essential oils have proven to minimize stress by calming your overall mood. I encourage you all to experience the rewarding sensations of aromatherapy.

Please stay safe and as healthy as possible Freehive! This virus is very, very contagious and deadly.   



  1. Corinthia Prather
    03/19/2020 / 12:23 pm

    Very good info. We have to do what is necessary to keep ourselves sane during this time!

  2. Viv
    03/19/2020 / 12:23 pm

    Beautiful and comfy!

  3. Nicole
    03/19/2020 / 1:52 pm

    Love this list!!

  4. Gail
    03/20/2020 / 4:50 pm

    Great list! I’m doing all but 2 of them as well. Definitely will do the gratitude list. I have so much to be grateful for.

  5. 04/13/2020 / 7:36 am

    Wow! This is an amazing dress. You are looking so beautiful. Thanks for sharing such a unique collection of outfits with cool accessories. You look so beautiful and I would love to wear such dresses with Conch piercing jewelry. Because accessories give you a different style statement. Well, if I’d be asked to add accessories to my style, I would prefer piercing jewelry in the first place. in these days Conch Piercing is a huge trend. Thanks for the post.

  6. Chelsea
    05/03/2020 / 9:34 am

    Gratitude list and walks are super important to me. Definitely a great read, Nikki. Plus, you look amazing!

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