(CNN) — Remember hotel spas, with their serene settings, lavish amenities and pampering treatments? The way a luxurious relaxing experience provided an escape from the stresses of everyday life?
Given that most luxury hotels and spas around the world are closed or operating on an austere basis, such a retreat may be off-limits during the Covid-19 pandemic.
But that doesn’t mean you can’t recreate the relaxing experience of one — at least somewhat — at home. And the price tag for this kind of self-care is significantly reduced.
“This is a time when many of us are stressed and anxious and living with uncertainty so we need the calming effects that a spa can offer more than ever before.”
Carve out a sacred space
Create a clean, calming area for relaxation, meditation and yoga.
Make sure that the area is clean, clutter-free and away from distractions.
“It could be your bathroom or a corner in your family room or bedroom, but like a spa, it should