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Resources for the Mind, Body, & Spirit

Please note: The resources listed are provided as a service only. These resources are not endorsed, sanctioned or in any way guaranteed by Providence High School.

Mind

Self-Care and Self-Management Guide
The Counseling Department would like to provide students with some helpful resources on Self-Care and Self-Management. It is very important for all of us to take good care of ourselves during these times and in our new environment. Please take your time and go through the presentation. We hope you all are staying safe and healthy! Download using the button below.

Providence St. Joseph Health Resources
PSJH understand the stress and challenges you face every day and the potential impact they have on your mental and physical health. Whether it’s tips on coping with stress, how to work from home, the importance of physical exercise, the value of community and so much more, awareness can make all the difference in a life well lived. Explore insights and resources below that can guide your journey.

Talk2BeWell - FB Lives
Providence St. Joseph Health is hosting a podcast called Talk2BeWell on Facebook Live each week. Talk2BeWell is created for students by students, with adult clinical monitoring (Dr. Robin Henderson) and they are addressing the topics that kids students to talk about right now.

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10 Breathing Techniques Mindful, relaxing breathing exercises
Calm Mediation app
Headspace Mediation app
Insight Timer Mediation app
Digital Detox Apps Helpful tools to force you to disconnect from your phone
The Calm Place

Collection of calm meditiative sounds, breathing excercises, and thought guides.

Virus Anxiety

Shine has partnered with Mental Health America to aggregate everything they can find and create around anxiety specific to COVID-19. 

Mental Health Care

Caring for Your Mental Health despite the Coronavirus

COVID-19 Wellbeing Tips for Teens

Youtube video: COVID-19 Wellbeing Tips for Teens with Dr Watson Clinical Psychologist 

#HalfTheStory NAMI-NYC

A guide for parents: Social Media, Screen Time, and Emotions During COVID-19

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Choose a New Hobby

Long, long list of hobbies we can do easily from home on the cheap

Start a Garden

Instructions for beginners to start a vegetable garden at home

Audobon App

Identify birds while you walk outside

iNaturalist

App to help identify plants, insects and other animals

Treebook

TreeBook is a free guide to 100 common trees in North America, providing an easy way to identify trees.

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Lavar Burton Reads

Lavar Burton of Reading Rainbow reads various short stories

Libby

Libby is a free app where you can borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks from your public library. All you need to get started is a library card.

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Create a Vision Board Collage activity for gratitude, goal setting, mindfulness and focus on the future
Art Prompts Find free, daily ideas for what to draw/create
Crayola Coloring Pages Free downloadable/printable coloring pages
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COVID-19 Family Support Resources

COVID-19 Family Support Resources

YouthWell Workshops For Parents

Helpful Online Workshops For Parents-Mental Health Education

COVID-19 Wellbeing Tips for Parents YouTube video: COVID-19 Wellbeing Tips for Parents with Dr Watson Clinical Psychologist 
Choose Well Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resource Guide For Parents

#HalfTheStory NAMI-NYC

A guide for parents: Social Media, Screen Time, and Emotions During COVID-19

Body

Workout of the Day
Each school day, Mr. Siy includes three optional workouts to do in the morning announcement emails to get your body moving. For examples, check out our Morning Announcement page under Quick Links or use the button below. 

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Barre3 Offering (temporarily) free online Barre workouts
(305) Fitness Livestream dance workouts on YouTube for free
Obe Fitness Offering (temporarily) free online workouts
Yoga for Calm Poses for calm broken down into simple instructions
United We Move Planet Fitness is bringing the gym to you with Free Home Work-Ins every night on Facebook Live at 4pm PST. 

Down Dog app

Offers HIIT, Barre, Yoga, and 7 Minute workouts for free through April for everyone, and free through June for schools.
Corepower Yoga Corepower Yoga is giving everyone free access to a new collection of online classes every week so you can keep your practice moving - wherever you are.
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Nature Sounds & White Noise Five sites that offer white noise and nature sounds that may help with sleep and focus
10 Breathing Techniques Mindful, relaxing breathing exercises
Podcast: Sleep With Me Fictional stories read in a cadence that helps people fall asleep easily
Mindful Breathing Exercise A 13-minute mindful breathing exercise.
Body Scan Breathing Exercise

A 7-minute exercise to calm the body.

Spirit

Candle Vigil
Whatever your own faith tradition, candle lighting is a universal statement of hope that, amidst darkness, we commit to be light. We invite all to join in prayer and light a virtual candle. 

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Archdiocese of LA Mass livestreamed from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Downtown Los Angeles
Light a Candle Whatever your own faith tradition, candle lighting is a universal statement of hope that, amidst darkness, we commit to be light. We invite all to join in prayer and light a virtual candle. 
3-Minute Retreat 3-Minute Retreats invite you to take a short prayer break right at your computer. Spend some quiet time reflecting on a Scripture passage.
Magnificat Free Daily Readings and Reflections Subscriptions
Give Us this Day Free Daily Readings and Reflections Subscriptions
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Steam Play board games on the internet with friends. Some options are free, others are paid only
House Party Play games with friends and family online (Heads Up, Trivia, Pictionary, Apples 2 Apples)
Netflix Party Watch Netflix online with friends. Google Chrome browser required.
Codenames

Play Codenames online across multiple devices on a shared board. To create a new game or join an existing game, enter a game identifier and click 'GO'.

Skribbl.io

Skribbl.io a free multiplayer drawing and guessing game similar to pictionary. Draw and guess words with your friends.

CATAN Universe

The digital multi-platform version of CATAN, the classic board game, to play with friends or play online.

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Happy Hits Playlist (Spotify) Free playlist of happy songs to boost your mood
1,000 Awesome Things Blog Personal project-turned-blog of amazing and interesting aspects of one person's life and our world
Dogist Cute and fun Instagram account
Cats of Instagram Cute and fun Instagram account
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Monterey Bay Aquarium Livestream

Soothing real-time images of the aquarium

San Diego Zoo Live Cams

Watch various animals hanging out all day

Virtual Disney World

Ride the roller coasters from a first person perspective, and see a 360 view of each ride

Google Arts & Culture Google Arts & Culture teamed up with over 2500 museums and galleries around the world to bring virtual tours and exhbits of these famous museums
Ellis Island Virtual Field Trip to Ellis Island
Yellowstone National Park  Start exploring now by virtually touring some of the main attractions around the park.
Great Wall of China

Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China

Pompeii Virtually Tour Pompeii on Google Maps
Atlanta Panda Cam Live stream of Atalanta Zoo's Giant Panda
Smithsonian's National Zoo Live streams of various animals from the Smithsonian's National Zoo
Georgia Aquarium

Live streams of various animals from the the Georgia Aquarium 

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Broadway Plays & Musicals 15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home
Met Opera Met Opera on Demand
Virtual Concerts NPR Music is compiling a list of live audio and video streams from around the world, categorized by date and genre, with links out to streaming platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
The Shows Must Go On Full length performances every Friday 7pm BST for 48 Hours.
Please note: The resources listed are provided as a service only. These resources are not endorsed, sanctioned or in any way guaranteed by Providence High School.

Reporting COVID-19

In an effort to stay as up-to-date as possible, we kindly ask that if you or anyone in your household has a confirmed case of COVID-19, you contact us immediately. Please consider your extended Providence High School family as extra support during this difficult time.

To report, please contact
Scott McLarty, Head of School
Email Mr. McLarty
Allison Castro, Assistant Head of School
Email Mrs. Castro


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