It’s been 3+ weeks and you’re starting to get into your quarantine routine, and then…
You’ve stocked up, you’ve cleaned up, you’re staying inside/ away from others as much as possible.
After a few days of working from home, TV watching and stress junk food eating, you start to feel helpless, hopeless or bored AF in isolation.
But think of this as a time for self-reflection and opportunity.
What are things you also want to do to self-improve, and how can you help your community? Remember to take care of yourself first (airplane air masks). Only when you are healthy and implementing best practices are you able to help others.
To figure out your own list of how to fill this new, always-at-home time, start with your 2020 New Year’s resolutions. What did you hope to accomplish this year? Or even last year? What are actionable steps you can do now, from home?
Here are suggestion to create a healthy routine, home environment, and ideas for activity to maintain optimism in uncertain/scary times. [Note: These are particular to me/ my situation living alone in Jersey City during these times.] Please write if you have suggestions regarding: pets/children/work from home simultaneously with your spouse/roommate and how you’ve adjusted your routine/tips for sanity/pretty much anything else. I’ll be doing follow-up posts as the weeks continue.]
The annual Party With Purpose Hoboken 5K happens next Tuesday, July 11th!
Party With Purpose is a post-work race along the Hoboken waterfront followed by an after-party at Pier A with live music, food and drinks.
Join 1000+ runners and bring your children for the fun run! Details:
3:30pm: Kid’s Run
6pm: Warm Up by Devotion Yoga
7pm: Race Start!
8pm: After Party
Register here by July 7th at 10pm with the promo code LASTCHANCE to save 10%. All proceeds go to local youth charities in Hoboken and Hudson County.
Run with purpose,
It’s that time of year again, Jersey City—when we GET OUR BIKE ON and ride throughout the six wards of Jersey City in the Bike JC Ward Tour.
The race begins at 11am at Exchange Place on Sunday, June 4th. Enjoy a 15-mile ride on streets closed to traffic at an easy 10mph pace (with rest stops and a police escort). Upon finishing, celebrate with live music, food, drinks and other fun.
Registration is free, with a $5 suggested donation to fund BikeJC’s efforts to make cycling better, safer and more accessible in Jersey City.
Ward Tour check-in begins at 9am at Exchange Place. It’s recommended to get there before 10am because—of course—you want to situate yourself and hype up before the tour.
Be inspired. Helmets REQUIRED.