Staying Sane: Resources For Taking Care During Coronavirus Isolation

Mar 18, 2020

Several days into self-quarantine, it’s easy to find yourself diving down an internet news rabbit hole that a) has no end or b) does not end well for your mental health. We’ve been steadily amassing a list of resources that we hope will help our community as we hunker down together (but separately).

We’re breaking this down into mental health, physical health, adult education, and youth education. If you have resources to add to this list, all are welcome. Please email us any details and we’ll do our best to keep this as up-to-date as we can.

We’re prioritizing local resources in these lists in the hopes that we can buoy our community in some way. Please do your best to help our friends out.

Take care of yourselves and your loved ones, folks!


Mental Health

Susan Gorman Intuitive (local resource)- Offering Pay-What-You-Can Pricing for digital appointments (we are HUGE Susan fans- she is a ray of sunshine)

CDC Advice for Managing Stress & Anxiety– Start here!

Calm– Offering a collection of meditations, peaceful music, and other lessons for free during this time

Talkspace– Talk with a therapist. Might be one of the best things you ever do for yourself.

Headspace– App offering free meditation, sleep, and workout exercises– Offering free soundscape/focus music

Instagram accounts to follow: Lisa Olivera Therapy, Dr. Nicole LePera, Therapy For Women


Physical Well-Being

3 Bridges Yoga (local resource)- Livestreaming in-person classes on Facebook, check link for times

CFaulk Fitness (local resource)- Offers online fitness & lifestyle coaching

Steam House (local resource)- Virtual yoga & pilates classes

Blaze Yoga (local resource)- Streaming classes online, free for 30 days

FIT640– (local resource)- Offering online classes beginning March 23 via Facebook and Instagram Live

Yoga With Adriene– Yoga and meditation videos galore

Daily Burn– Offering 60-Day Free Trial for online fitness classes

Yoga Girl– Offering a free daily yoga class for the next 30 days

Planet Fitness– Offering free online fitness classes for the next two weeks

Downdog App– All yoga and fitness apps free for the month of March


Adult Education/Activities

Brainstorm (local resource)- Providing free downloadable coloring sheets

Digital Museum Tours– Many museums allow you to view their collections without leaving your couch

Netflix Party Chrome Extension– Allows friends to watch Netflix remotely together

Duolingo– Awesome app for learning a second language

Watch Puppy Videos– Not. Joking.

Watch Oscar Best Picture Winners– Years and years to catch up on, right?

Masterclass– So many interesting class options on here and you can learn from the best of the best

Libby– Audio and ebook borrowing via your library (available in NH, check your library’s website if you are from another state)

Udemy– Online classes for just about every industry

Dance Church– Turns out we can still all have a dance party together

Scribd– All ebooks and audiobooks free for 30 days


Youth Education/Activities

WOKQ Meteorology Courses (local resource)- Meteorologist Hayley Lapoint will offer free online courses for K-12 kids

Busy Toddler– Offers excellent home-learning resources for toddlers and Pre-K

KiwiCo– Sign up for monthly craft/STEAM boxes delivered to your door (they are fantastic)

Cosmic Kids Yoga– Yoga, stories, fun

Readworks– Reading comprehension instruction

New American History– History materials for Grades 4+

Teachers Pay Teachers– Resources and lesson plans galore

Tinkergarten– Offering online classes for the time being, check Facebook for details

Scholastic– Offering free online classes while schools are closed

Eleanor Anderson Studio– Follow stories on Instagram for soothing art activities for adults and kids



Instagram accounts to follow: Our Mama Village, Busy Toddler