Many of us are equally frustrated with hearing terms like “these uncertain times” and also realize – these are not the days of standard operating procedures for most of us.
Self-Care and Personal Wellness are more important now than ever before. Please take a moment to peruse these link. Bookmark this page return when you or someone else you love may find them beneficial.
- CDC Guidance for Stress during the time of Covid19. Includes a lot of links to a lot of places one may get help. Good for reference if not for you, for others.
2. Mental health suggestions from the Mayo Clinic:
3. Brene Brown on Mental Wellness During Covid !9
4. Mental Health – advice from a Psychiatrist on a 60 Minutes Ask Me Anything Episode
5. Especially for Parents:
6. Podcasts you may enjoy:
14 Podcasts for Social Distancing from Home Cooking to Homeschooling
Note: there is a podcast meant for upper elementary kids I want to start listening to PLUS a podcast hosted by the writer and co-star of the movie “The Big Sick.”
Rachel Zucker’s independent Commonplace Podcast: In their global role call series they speak with previous guests and listeners to see how people were faring. I appreciated hearing there were others who were struggling to write… and moods were all over the place. The back episodes are great, too.
A video will guide you through the Loving Kindness Meditation:
Pema Chodron opens with “This is how to do Tonglen for a world that is falling apart.”
This is a 4 minute YouTube Video:
Yoga Nidra Meditation:
What I love about Yoga Nidra is the intention setting and the deep relaxation. Some of the videos I found were very legalistic, others less so. You may search on YouTube to find one that suits you. I also listed one for reference.
This first link shares information about the practice itself.
Information about Cord Cutting Meditation (for letting go, especially at sleep)
8 Beginning Yoga
This link includes videos for people just starting out with Yoga.
9 Places to Learn online for Free:
Coursera: I took two courses here. Both were good!
Khan Academy: I attempted to take an algebra course here. It was hard. I might get the courage to try again. I really would love to fall in love with math!
10. Anti-Racism and Racism Awareness:
Anti-Asian Racism in the Time of Covid19:
From Self Magazine
Anti Racism Resources from the University of Dayton
Anti Racism Guides for Self Care from Harvard
Guidelines for being strong white allies:
This is a time different from any other we have experienced. Please take good care of yourself. The world needs you, just for being you.
Julie JordanScott, the Creative Life Midwife, is a writer, a poet performer, a Creativity Coach, A Social Media Whiz and a Mother of three. One of her greatest joys include loving people into their greatness they just aren’t quite able to realize yet.
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