PHOENIX — Social distancing and self-quarantine are becoming the new normal for many. While it's necessary to stop the spread of coronavirus, it can be pretty isolating.
So, here are some videos to watch to help make the time away from others a little more bearable and go as quickly as possible.
Channel your inner chef
Gertrude's at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix is closed for now, so they are sharing some of their spring salad recipes so you can whip them up at home with ingredients you can easily find at the store.
Put your green thumb to work
Tracy Rhodes, a horticulturist at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, says late spring is the perfect time to plant a variety of different veggies and flowers, like sunflowers! Watch her tutorial for some gardening tips.
Take a private tour of the Japanese Friendship Garden
To find a little bit of inner zen take a private tour of the Japanese Friendship Garden in Phoenix. Curators Ben and Reiko show you some of the secrets of the garden you may miss if you're not paying close attention.
Make sure you stretch
If you're working from home or have recently been sick it's a good idea to stretch your muscles. Being idle for long periods of time is bad for our muscles and stretching is a good way to keep your muscles flexible, strong and healthy to maintain motion in your joints.
StretchLab in Arcadia helped create a tutorial you can follow along to that is low impact and can be done from the comfort of your own home.
Find zen, do some yoga
These are, without a doubt, stressful times. To combat that stress doing something peaceful, like yoga, can really help with your mental and physical fitness.
Follow along to a flow routine put together by Natalie at YogaSix in Scottsdale.
Enjoy Arizona's wildflowers from your living room
Social distancing means you're probably staying inside. To get a little virtual fresh air check out the wildflowers at Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction. It's what makes March in Arizona better than almost anywhere else in the country!
Do an Irish jig
St. Patrick's day only happens once a year but since that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a few jigs from the ladies at the Bracken School of Irish Dance to help you get through your day.
Arizona weather makes everything better
The rainy weather in March brought storms, but it also brought a waterfall on Camelback Mountain and a rainbow for the Valley. Arizona weather serves as a great reminder that there is beauty after every storm.
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This article will be updated as we get more things to help you through this time of social distancing.