There are some great resources online and in the App Store. Many of them can be found in both the GooglePlay or iTunes store. Open up your App Store and search for the following by name. The descriptions are from the app store directly.
Relaxation and Meditation Apps
Calm is the #1 app for mindfulness and meditation to bring more clarity, joy and peace to your daily life. Join the millions experiencing less anxiety and better sleep with our guided meditations, breathing programs and Sleep Stories. Recommended by top psychologists and mental health experts to help you de-stress.
Zen Time Lite
This application helps you maximize focus.
Breathe 2 Relax
Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing.Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool, or can be used in tandem with clinical care directed by a healthcare worker.
Meditation made simple. Guided meditations suitable for all levels from Headspace. Meditation can help improve your focus, exercise mindful awareness, relieve anxiety and reduce stress.
TED TALK: Amy Cuddy – “Your body language shapes who you
“Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success”.
“how our physical selves and presentation can impact how we view and experience ourselves”
This video about COVID-19 was released by the Public Health Agency of Canada. It contains some helpful information, although viewers are advised to continue following the advice/recommendations/rules set out for us on an ongoing way by our local, provincial and federal government agencies.