COVID-19: Important Resources/Numbers

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COVID-19: Activities and Tips for De-stressing

Feeling Stressed?

  • Acknowledge the stress, know that any anxiety and fear is normal. Take this time to talk to others about your feelings whether it be on the phone, Facetime, or Skype.
  • When you notice that your stress is high, a simple technique is to take some deep breaths. It can be very helpful to practice deep breathing. It can be practiced anywhere, at any time.
  • Take a break from the news.

Coping Resources:

Free/Discounted Workouts from Home:

  • Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety:
  • Peloton - offering 90-days free on its app. This app includes floor workouts, yoga, and meditation classes.
  • The Daily Burn - offering a 30-day free trial period. This is designed to make you feel like you are in a class while you’re home alone.
  • Blink Fitness - offering Facebook Live sessions weekdays at 8 a.m. ET.
  • Orangetheory - offering 30 minute workout videos each day
  • 305 Fitness - offering cardio dance live streams twice a day on YouTube.
  • Gold’s Gym - offering over 600 audio and visual workouts for free on their app through the end of May.
  • Planet Fitness - live streaming “Work-Ins” at 7 p.m. ET everyday on Facebook.
  • Retro Fitness - offering free daily live stream classes on its Facebook page that are available weekdays at 6 p.m. ET.
  • CorePower Yoga - offering free access to a limited collection of online yoga and meditation classes.

At Home with Kids:

 

Uplifting Affirmations/Quotes:

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” -Thich Nhat Hanh

“We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.” -John H. Groberg

“Every adversity, every failure and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equivalent or a greater benefit.” -Napoleon Hill

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” -Robert H Schuller

“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” -Lee Iacocca

“When everything seems to be against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” -Henry Ford

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” -Michael Jordan

“Don’t just learn, experience. Don’t just read, absorb. Don’t just change, transform. Don’t just relate, advocate. Don’t just promise, prove. Don’t just criticize, encourage. Don’t just think, ponder. Don’t just take, give. Don’t just see, feel. Don’t just dream, do. Don’t just hear, listen. Don’t just talk, act. Don’t just tell, show. Don’t just exist, live.” -Roy T. Bennett

“Breath is the power behind all things…. I breathe in and know that good things will happen.” -Tao Porchon-Lynch

“Simply let experience take place very freely, so that your open heart is suffused with the tenderness of true compassion.” -Tsoknyi Rinpoche

“Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.” -Robert Eliot

“Worrying doesn’t stop the bad stuff from happening. It just stops you from enjoying the good stuff.” -Karen Salmansohn