Useful Links

How to survive the lockdown

How an Italian family is coping with their lockdown. Tips on how to survive all together in one space!  

A podcast - coping with self-isolation together[Discovery_Cards]-[Multi_Site]-[SL02]-[PS_SOUNDS~C~~P_Selfisolationpodcast]   

How families can cope with self-isolating together? 

How to help kids cope with life without school  

Exercise at home

Accessible mobility exercises, stretches and 15 individual exercises and activities demonstrated by Leeds Rhinos Foundation’s Health team to keep ourselves fit at home.  

Joe Wicks 10-minute low intensity workout whilst working at a screen. It says 'for seniors', but it's good for all of us!!  

More Joe Wicks daily exercise. Make sure you stretch out and warm up, and only work at your current level.  

How to exercise while staying at home ;) There will also be keep-fit on the telly from The Green Goddess (Google her, you youngsters!) if you’re concerned about elderly relatives keeping well. 

Looking after your well-being

Calderdale's advice page: tips for students, parents and professionals  

Four excellent strategies for coping with any anxiety. Explore the website generally as it's excellent for helping young people with their mental health.  

Kooth is alternative online counselling available for all NHGS students. Open from midday weekdays and every evening 6-10pm.  

The Anna Freud Centre's advice to parents of anxious children   

Coronavirus: how to protect your mental health. 

Some current experiences of anxiety and how three women used various strategies to cope with it.

Try this 'Keep calm carry on' podcast to soothe your troubled minds. Try 20 minutes of relaxation in these times of madness. 

Fun things to do at home

BBC Sport's Five things to do today: listen, read, watch, join, do...   

Have a living-room disco with these One Show upbeat tunes!  

Funny podcasts to lighten the mood. I haven't listened to them all, so watch out for any inappropriate content for your teens!   

How to stay happy during this madness.  

Other useful information

How to maintain your broadband connection: pretty vital stuff these days!