COVID-19 RESOURCES AND STRESS REDUCTION ACTIVITIES
THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE COUNSELING, THEY ARE INTENDED ONLY FOR STRESS REDUCTION.
Remember to follow the guidelines to keep from contracting, or infecting others with COVID-19.
You can read guidelines at the following websites:
Creative Stress Reduction Activities
These are activities from Artwellspring pdf files with instructions for art based, stress reducing activities. They are not intended to be counseling.
Artwellspring Creative Stress Reduction
(see next column)
From time to time I will email, or post on my website creative activities to reduce stress, and build self-esteem. These can be shared with family and friends.
Come up with your own creative activities to feed your soul and spirit!
Movement and exercise help the circulation, and can increase endorphins, the 'Feel Good' chemicals in the brain.
If you can get outdoors and safely exercise, through running, walking, cycling, then please do so.
When the weather isn't cooperative, you might find some of the below online exercise videos useful.
Or, search the Internet for ones that work for you.
Meditation Music – a whole range to choose from, search in your favorite browser.
ART BASED ACTIVITIES
If you need art materials you can order from or other suppliers online.
Maintaining Mental Health
These two articles are well written, and address grief, anxiety, and mindfulness in this time of pandemic:
Visit the zoo, many zoos have live cams of their animals, here are a couple:
If you are so inclined, make music yourself.
A little can go a long way.