Your Ohio Mindfulness Guide
By Maggie Butler

Your Ohio Mindfulness Guide

Take selfcare inspo from these Ohio spots

Cleveland Tea Revival in Cleveland

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and especially now, it’s important to be kind to your mind. Pause, breath and notice how you feel; reach out and stay connected. Here are a few Ohio businesses whose services you can use to bring mindfulness into your life.

Credit: Cleveland Tea Revival, Facebook

Tea Houses and Coffee Shops

Use your time at home to slow down and focus on your mental health. Start your morning with journaling or reflecting by drinking your favorite tea or coffee from one of these local tea parlors or coffee shops. For tea, check out these spots:

Cambridge Tea House: Offering carryout on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Cleveland Tea Revival: Free shipping on orders over $30

Rohs Street Café: Taking orders online

Meditation Centers

Clear your mind and practice meditation through these meditation centers throughout Ohio. Meditation has many benefits, including reducing stress, controlling anxiety and promoting emotional health. Check out these spots:

Cleveland Shambhala: Hosting online meditations three times a week

Columbus Shambhala: Providing open meditations through Zoom

Buddhist Dharma Center of Cincinnati: Participation through Zoom

Bookstores

Integrate some of your favorite activities, like reading, into your everyday life to help achieve peace and mindfulness. Here are some local book stores to check out:

The Book Loft: Offering curbside pickup from 11 AM until 8 PM and continuing to process online orders with a flat $4.99 shipping and handling. Additionally, they are now accepting appointments to visit the store. Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 AM until 11AM are reserved for guests 60 years or older, differently-abled or immuno-compromised.

Mac’s Backs – Books on Coventry: Order online or choose (contactless) curbside pick-up

Bookshelf: Open for customers who have scheduled an appointment, face coverings are required. They will continue to do all pick up and delivery orders. Appointments will be available Monday through Friday, 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Yoga Studios

Yoga is a great way to exercise and get your endorphins racing while clearing your mind. Continue your practice while staying at home. Check out these local spots:

Yoga on High: Video on-demand library for members and live-stream classes for everyone

Cleveland Yoga: Classes are streaming live, seven days a week

The Yoga Bar: Register for online classes on their schedule page and receive a Zoom meeting link to join their live-stream classes or get a class on demand from their online library.

For more online ideas and ways to #SupportLocalOhio, check out #OhioFindItHere at Ohio.org.

About the Author

Maggie is the Public Relations Intern for TourismOhio, where she assists with blog content, creation and editing and works closely with the public relations and marketing staff. She is a junior at The Ohio State University where she studies Strategic Communications and Spanish. Born and raised in Columbus, Maggie is a lifelong Columbus Blue Jackets fan and is always willing to give you her favorite restaurant recommendations around the city.