HEALTH

Digital Tools for Emotional Wellness from Kaiser

Guide to Mental Health Resources for COVID-19 The The Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital has put together a curated set of resources with a particular emphasis on materials that will be of use to providers and those they serve.

WEB MD Live Coronavirus Updates

Recommendation from Gilbert G. NEJM study in your newsletter and link to Israeli “in home” Covid19 treatment- https://youtu.be/MkpO5CIk6i8

Guide to Coronavirus for Cancer Patients A guide from Asbestos.com brought to you by The Mesothelioma Center https://www.asbestos.com/cancer/coronavirus-guide/

SLEEPING DURING THE PANDEMIC

One of our followers Frances recommended this site for sleep during a Pandemic www.thesleepdoctor.com/sleep-pandemic There is a list of 7 points to get a good night sleep during the Pandemic.

A Guide to Sleeping with Coronavirus Anxiety which is packed with helpful information and tips on how to improve the quality of your sleep during this difficult time from our friends at Best Sleep Health.

BREATHING TECHNIQUES

Discover Relax Melodies: the soothing app that makes sleep easy. https://www.relaxmelodies.com/home/?utm_expid=.P1gqxCs8TYuGTBlAbE0VkQ.1&utm_referrer=

4 Breathing Techniques To Ease Anxiety By CAITLIN FLYNN https://www.bustle.com/articles/176707-4-breathing-techniques-to-ease-anxiety

My friend Ed K. shared this good video explaining how to do the breath and what your held breath length of means. 
https://youtu.be/AiwrtgWQeDc

MEDITATION

CALM https://www.calm.com/blog/take-a-deep-breath?utm_source=lifecycle&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=difficult_times_nonsubs_031720

Sounds True free Meditations, Mindfulness, and feel good Podcasts from Spiritual Minded Teachers

Happify is the single destination for effective, evidence-based solutions for better mental health. https://www.happify.com

10 Percent Meditation for a happier, healthier you. Learn to meditate from the world’s top mindfulness experts https://www.tenpercent.com

The 10 Minute Mind https://the10minutemind.com

Meditation for free
https://mcusercontent.com/2fdf28b299fdf390b7fa57faf/files/22e97665-9ffe-4e98-8095-2c726a1b9dd3/The_Mountain_Meditation_.mp3

Meditation Headspace
The meditation company has unlocked a specially-curated collection called Weathering the Storm that’s available for free. In it, you’ll find short audios that range from meditations to sleep exercises and movement sessions. These offerings from Headspace work to put your mind and body at ease.

Hayhouse Books Free access to these valuable tools — curated specifically to help you stay healthy, calm, and empowered. Explore movies, podcasts, meditations, articles, and eBooks by Louise Hay, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, Suze Orman, and more.

FITNESS

305 Fitness

If dancing is your kind of working out, 305 Fitness has got you covered. The dance cardio studio is offering up live classes on their YouTube twice a day—one at 12 pm and other at 6 pm EDT—that they encourage doing with a friend. And if you can’t miss the live sessions, you can find the workout living on their YouTube page.

Barry’s Bootcamp the bootcamp studio is taking no-equipment workouts to their IG Live for free. For now, Barry’s is posting total body workout schedules day by day, so check their Instagram daily for dates and times. Also, they’re promoting their new Band Together Fit Kit that goes along with free band workouts that started on their IG page on March 23.

FitOn
This free fitness app is filled with every kind of workout, many of which are no-equipment classes. In addition to hundreds of options, you can also create a personalized fitness plan that aligns with your long-term goals. And there’s a motivating WFH Challenge happening right now, too. Check out more information on their website.

My Fitness Pal https://www.myfitnesspal.com/?_branch_match_id=771828618880928529&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=COVID-19&utm_medium=engagement

Planet Fitness -The fitness company announced that they’re streaming free daily workouts on their Facebook page. Officially deemed Home Work-Ins, the 20-minute workouts require no equipment—at least from what we’ve seen so far—and have a focus on staying active. Check out the Planet Fitness Facebook page for updates and workouts.

The YMCA is offering online classes through their virtual program YMCA 360. From bootcamp to barre and yoga, the classes are all free and available wherever you’re located in the country. If you live in a major city, check your local YMCA’s website for additional at-home workouts

https://classpass.com

Echelon is offering a free 90-day trial of the FitPass app offers a wide variety of live and on-demand classes. You’ll find cardio and core workouts, pilates, Zumba and so on.


Peloton is offering a free 90-day trial of the Peloton app. Available for Android, iOS and Amazon Fire TV, it provides unlimited access to a wealth of live and on-demand classes: treadmill and outdoor running, strength training, high-intensity interval training, yoga, meditation 

Exercise for busy people. Exercise in 30-second chunks right in the places you spend most of your time. https://wakeout.co

YOGA

Downward Dog
The well-known yoga app is making all its fitness apps free for anyone to use until April 1. Beyond their Down Dog app, they also have Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout that can be searched on the app store. Also, Down Dog is extending its free app access until July 1 for students and teachers. Namaste!

FREE YOGA
https://blog.sivanaspirit.com/videos/

 Yoga With Adriene, which has literally hundreds of videos for all skill levels (and all categories, like Yoga for Bedtime and Yoga for Wrist Pain

Yogaworks


Kid-friendly workouts — choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cooldown for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, OR create your own custom kid workout.  https://app.sworkit.com/collections/kids-workouts

Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans   https://littletwistersyoga.com/online-store/rintables-library

SOCIALIZATION

HOUSE PARTY socialize with your friends online https://houseparty.com

Marco Polo combines the best of texting, social media and video chats – all in one private, easy to use app. https://www.marcopolo.me

Zoom https://zoom.us/

From Netflix Party to Zoom: The internet apps getting us through quarantine From group chats to virtual dance class, the coronavirus is changing the internet. By Aja Romano https://www.vox.com/2020/3/21/21185750/how-to-group-chat-watch-movies-games-netflix-discord-zoom-coronavirus-internet