MY NOISE

Miss working to the hum and chatter of a cafe, or just looking for the simple still noise of a primeval forest to help you sleep? High quality sound engineering here, and loads of creative options!

HEADSPACE

For those who want to get into a mental self care routine, there’s not much better than this. It’s free to try, for 2 weeks, and then under a fiver a month. Really structured, helpful and calming

GRATITUDE

Downloadable toolkit to help you find the positive in any day.  This tool helps you  look at the things you are grateful for, however small, and suddenly things don’t look the same.

PINTEREST INSPIRATION BOARD

A board filled with ideas and inspiration on how to feel better. You’ll have to sign up to see it, properly but it is free. Great to browse over a morning cup of joe. 

QI JONG BREATH EXERCISES

This is a 10-minute Youtube video of breathing exercises to keep your lungs strong and healthy. Shifu is also offering his whole course for fre so if you like it, look for the link below the video

LAUGHTER YOGA

This might feel unusual at first, but it’s easy, energising and lots of fun. This is a very basic video to acquaint you with the wonderful world of laughter yoga! No lycra required. 

YALE UNIVERSITY WELLBEING COURSE

 In this hugely popular FREE Yale course you’ll engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits and prepare to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life

DAVNA MCCALL FITNESS PROGRAMME

A 30-day fitness programme free of charge. 100+ online classes, nutritionist approved recipes and access to the motivational community

YOGA WITH ADRIENE

Tons of great free yoga 🧘‍♀️ including a monthly themed clickable calendar that takes you to videos . Structured and easy to follow. 

FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH

When children who are used to running around the playground are stuck indoors with parents, here are some tips for keeping everyone’s spirits up as much as possible.

ART THERAPY: MANDALA COLOURING

The simple act of coloring a mandala can be quite beneficial in relieving stress and anxiety. Here are printable mandalas from Highland local, Lauren.

NHS EXERCISE VIDEOS

24 instructor-led videos across aerobics exercise, strength and resistance, and pilates and yoga categories, ranging from 10-45 minutes

 

21 DAY MEDITATION CHALLENGE

The Chopra Centre has a great one now on “hope in times of uncertainty” Try to form a group with a few friends to keep each other going. Meditation and journalling task each day. 

YOUNG MINDS WELLNESS CALENDAR

A schedule of daily activities that can take as little as 5 minutes, focused on children and families to do together at home.

WORRINOTS APP

App for children, available on IOS.  This provides them with a practical and fun coping mechanism for their fears using one of the four Worrinots characters.

 

SLEEP MEDITATIONS FOR KIDS APP

 Children’s meditation app for children of all ages, which skilfully guides children to the creative part of their mind through a number of scripted story meditations. IOS only.

PE WITH JOE WORKOUT VIDEOS

You must have heard of this by now, but here it is just in case! Family favourite workouts each day, to get you moving,  and a huge variety for everyone.

FORBES WELLNESS TIPS

A good article from Forbes with links to further resources. Ways of looking after yourself right now,  and some interesting thinking behind each approach.