Mental Health Matters

Social distancing during this time is very important. We miss our members and the face-to-face talks we are used to having with you every day.

We have lots of interesting resources to keep you busy until we are able to open to the public again.

What should I do today? Here are some ideas.

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Headspace App

Headspace is a guided meditation and mindfulness app. They are currently offering free classes. These are part of a larger collection in the Headspace app — free for everyone — called Weathering the storm. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises to help you out, however you’re feeling.

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Take a Tour

Museums around the world are offering free virtual tours fo everyone self-isolating. Here is a list of 12 tours from museums including the British Museum and the Guggenheim.

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Go for a Walk

Social distancing doesn't mean you have to stay cooped up in your living room. Going for a walk every day is important.

If you run into other people out for a walk be sure to maintain a space of at least six feet between you and them.

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Take a Class

Skillshare is offering two months of Skillshare Premium for free! Choose from a variety of classes including photography, illustration, web design, music, and creative writing.

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Try a New Language

Through the library you have access to Mango languages. There are loads to choose from including German, French, and Spanish.

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Learn Something New

Instructables is a community of makers and doers. Crafters, cooks and makers of all sorts of things offer instructions and classes for free. There are instructables for anything you can think of, from growing sprouts to macrame.

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Borrow a eBook

We have a large collection of ebooks and audiobooks to choose from. Here are a few to get you started.

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An easy and readable guide to the latest scientific information on how and why to sleep better and improve your wellbeing.

Bridget Jones meets AJ Jacobs in Wellmania, an in-depth, laugh-out-loud exploration of the best and worst of the wellness industry.

In Yoga: Awakening the Inner Body, Donald Moyer draws on over thirty years of yoga teaching and practice experience.

Mindfulness is the popular practice that helps you to appreciate your life, and to live with more joy and less stress.

Looking for more?

If you are looking for a specific resource or need any help with these, send us a message or an email. We'll be happy to help you sort it out!