As we approach the one-year anniversary of "the new normal," chances are you need to check in with yourself. Cycles of stress, bread baking, optimism, and Zoom fatigue have taken a toll on everyone, and if you're feeling like you've hit the pandemic wall mentally, you're totally not alone. 

But with brighter days ahead, both literally and, thanks to the vaccine, figuratively (we hope!), there's never been a better time to refresh your mental health routine. 

To guide us through, we've tapped certified meditation and mindfulness teacher Liv Bowser. The founder and CEO of Liberate, the first-ever mental wellness studio offering virtual group classes, is all about taking a #MentalMoment. 

"A #MentalMoment is anything you do to exercise and take care of your mental health," says Liv. "Let’s spring clean our routines by prioritizing mental health. The days get longer, so ask yourself how you can use the 'extra time' to commit to mental fitness. Whether you have 10 minutes or 60 minutes, take time this spring for mental moments."

Read on for her expert tips!

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