Follow along with a breathing meditation to help you calm down or center your thinking.
We hold stress and anxiety in our bodies. Movement can reduce stress chemicals and increase feel-good chemicals in our body. It can also make our brain’s “fight or flight” system less reactive in the future.
Coloring is a great way to calm and distract yourself. Empty your mind of worries as you focus on your picture.
Don't have any coloring books or markers at home? That's ok! You can color and do art activities online.
Virtual Reality Hot Air Balloon
Click on this Hallmark video and watch through Youtube. (Turn down your volume- it beeps loudly at first.) Listen to the music quietly while you virtually soar through the air. Use the arrows in the top left corner to look up/down or left/right.
Observe Your Thoughts
Our thoughts can affect how we feel and what we do. If we are feeling overwhelmed, we can observe our thoughts with curiosity and sort through them. We can choose to respond or just let the thought go.
15 Min Physical Activity
Sometimes, the best way to distract ourselves and re-set is to get moving and sweat. Let your emotions come out through your body. Try to spend 15 to 20 minutes on physical activity.
Stay connected to friends, family and supports. Send a letter, text/call, or video chat. Try Evite-- their premium Ecards are FREE during the pandemic.
Use this meditation to let go of future worries and stay in the now.
Play an Instrument
Distract yourself by playing the