Resources for Self-Care during COVID-19

April 05, 2020 3 min read 2 Comments

Resources for Self-Care during COVID-19

We've talked to so many of you during our virtual coffee talks about how you're managing during this stressful time. Something that came up was that it's been helpful for a lot of you to have something scheduled look forward to. This is as simple as scheduling a walk outside, an online fitness class, or when you're going to order your fav meal for takeout.

With that in mind, we created a comprehensive resource for you with all the things that you can do to help support yourself during this time. It’s organized by category so that you can easily find what you need when you’re looking for a balance of things to schedule! 

We also created a weekly schedule for you to fill in, both for you to print and write in and for you to post on Insta stories! Scroll to the bottom to snag these free downloads. 

SELF-CARE RESOURCES FOR NURSES

MINDSET

  • Find a free meditation to calm your mind and breathe:
  • Listen to an uplifting podcast: 
    • Our founder, Cat, is on the Her Best F***ing Life Podcast. Listen here!
    • Oprah Life In Focus Tour now free on her podcast!
    • Pick a podcast from our favorites on our podcast playlist on Spotify 
  • Start the Next 90 Days Challenge from Rachel Hollis
  • Learn something new:
    • Free Coursera Course - take a class on anything from wellness to business to guitar!
    • Learn a new language with DuoLingo
    • Try a new class with a free 2 month premium trial of SkillShare
  • Schedule in some time to sit down + journal. 

FITNESS

FOOD

  • Order takeout from your favorite local restaurants
  • Bake yourself dessert using ingredients in your pantry 
  • Make a new cocktail 
  • Have a date night in with yourself or your significant other and cook a new recipe from a cookbook you have lying around! 

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Color in some adult coloring books
  • Check out an ebook or audiobook from your local library
  • Tackle a new puzzle or board game
  • Watch Some Good News with John Krasinski
  • Get your first book from Book of the Month for 9.99

PERSONAL WELLNESS

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Schedule a virtual happy hour with your family or friends 
  • Use the HouseParty app to get together with your people!
  • Watch Netflix with others via Netflix Party 
  • Do a book exchange with friends. Each pick a book to send each other that you think they would like. Option to get together and discuss after you’ve all read your books!
  • Write a handwritten letter to your grandparents or another family member

SCHEDULE IN YOUR SELF-CARE

Post what you're scheduling in to take care of yourself this week on Instagram and share it with us! 

Print out this 2-week calendar, write in your self care plan, and stick it somewhere you can see it, like your bathroom mirror or your fridge!

 

 

Just right-click to save each image + getting planning.

We can't wait to schedule our next two weeks of self care together! 


2 Responses

JACLYN
JACLYN

April 23, 2020

I am going to share these ideas on my SM website- I love them ALL!!

Natosha Stafford
Natosha Stafford

April 06, 2020

Thanks so much! These are great ideas and resources. I feel so much more empowered now that I have something better to do than watch Tiger King on Netflix 🥰

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