During this unprecedented time, it’s important to continue to stay motivated and pursue a healthy lifestyle. Whether it’s workouts you can do from the comfort of your home, healthy meals you can plan around your busy schedule, or tips on homeschooling your kids while you’re on the clock, we hope you find something helpful to take away from this guide.
There are countless apps, websites, and live streams offering free virtual workout routines including the YMCA, Planet Fitness, DanceBody, Nike Run Club, CorePower Yoga, and ClassPass just to name a few.
Here are a few tips to make your at-home workout a success:
Are you stress eating while working from home? Here are some resources to help you cope and minimize snacking:
Emotional Eating: What You Should Know
13 Ways to Prevent Stress Eating When You’re Stuck at Home
Stress eating these days? Here’s some help
Are you stress-eating while working from home? Here’s how to break the habit.
Check out these healthy eating and meal planning apps:
Eating for Life was designed by a registered dietitian nutritionist to help you obtain the skills and knowledge to eat the right amount and types of food to promote optimal health.
Healthy Habits Healthy You is a diabetes and heart disease prevention program. You can learn how to prevent heart disease and diabetes by making healthy food choices, maintaining a healthy weight, and exercising every day.
PIVOT has produced a mobile app as the digital component of their evidence-based, comprehensive quitting program. Within the app, users participate in practice quotes, take lessons in cognitive behavioral therapy, learn how to cope with the stress and anxiety associated with quitting, and are guided through a tried and true reduction and/or quit plan.
Users are also able to engage with other users in the Pivot Community where they can share experiences, inspiration, wisdom, and motivation.
To get started, visit https://account.pivot.co/pivot4all to register for this free app.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine–Sleep tips during isolation: Supporting the body clock.
National Sleep Foundation–Sleep Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Virgin Pulse–Why a Good Night’s Sleep is so Important Now, More Than Ever.
Healthy Habits Healthy You–Learn more about how sleep affects your health and tips for better sleep.
cNet–Connect with other homeschooling parents and share survival tips on Twitter during the coronavirus lockdown.
NYU Langone Health–School’s Out: A Parents’ Guide for Meeting the Challenge During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
SEL Labs–SEL in An Unplanned Home School Setting.
SEL Labs–I Homeschool My Kids and Also Work From Home — Here’s How I Do It.
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