Hi. I’ve been doing meditation for a while, but I often forget to do it for long stretches and haven’t been as consistent as I should be.
Lately, though, I’ve been using this free app called Calm, which I first heard about in an interview with actress Jennifer Garner.
(Not sponsored by Calm.com, I just wanted to share about this because the world will be a better place if we all have a little more calm.)
Jennifer mentioned that she uses her Calm app in her car, she has three kids, ha ha…and later on I downloaded it for free on my iPhone- and then promptly, of course, forgot about it.
Down the road, I realized I was winter deficient in Vitamin D and my sensitive skin that can get patches craved sunlight. Sunlight is my Psoriasis cure.
I know I’m lucky to live in Los Angeles for this, I simply have to go outside for 20 minutes and expose my skin to the sun (on my arms and legs, I wear daily sunscreen on my face/neck/chest and usually, hands.)
When I was growing up, my mom always said that for 20 minutes of unprotected sunlight, your skin produces melanin and tans, and after that, you’re just burning.
Maybe for very fair people 20 minutes every 24 hours is too much, but it seems to work for me. I tan well.
I put a pink Chinese flowered yoga mat on the grass in my backyard and lie down on my back, putting my ear buds in my ears and putting the Calm app on the ocean image with the sound of the beach, waves, wind and seagulls. Continue reading