Vision for Equality is hosting weekly Chair Zumba and Yoga classes for the rest of 2020! You can access and register for the classes by using the links below.
Self-Care is extremely important in all times of life (especially particularly stressful times). Check out the infographic below for Steps to Self-Care created by the University Of Buffalo School of Social Work. And while the graphic is titled "How to Flourish in Social Work" these steps can be useful for all of us.
Action for Happiness
puts out an Action Calendar each month with daily tasks you can do to create a happier and kinder world. They also have a new mobile app available for download. "The app is like having a little personal action coach in your pocket who: Gives you friendly 'nudges' with an action idea each day; Sends you inspiring messages to give you a boost; Helps you connect & share ideas with like-minded people."
Getting outside for fresh air and vitamin-D is important for our mental and physical health. But it's also important to remember to maintain physical distance from others while outside. See above for some helpful tips and reminders.
Special Olympics Pennsylvania has created a video series called COMMIT TO FIT. Check out their athletes sharing some tips on exercising and full workout sessions! https://www.facebook.com/specialolympicspa
ADvancing States has created a guide addressing social isolation for older adults during the COVID-19 Crisis. Find it here...
Black Philadelphia therapists are raising funds to provide Free therapy to BIPOC in response to the emotional distress and trauma people are facing right now. If you are interested in donating, please do so by using the link below.
You can also read an article from WHYY to learn more on their initiative and how to find services should you be in need.
Goodfull on Buzzfeed curated a list of inclusive and intersectional Mental Health Resources for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Picture by Charlotte Gomez / BuzzFeed
Beam is a collective of advocates, yoga teachers, artists, therapists, lawyers, religious leaders, teachers, psychologists and activists committed to the emotional/mental health and healing of Black communities. Learn more and access free toolkits at their website https://www.beam.community/
Dominee over at https://www.blessingmanifesting.com/
is a self-care blogger who creates helpful graphics for self-care, self-love and mental health. Check out her web page and her Instagram @blessingmanifesting for more helpful ideas.