GENERAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

  • Exercise with PSYCLE - PSYCLE are live-streaming a whole range of brilliant workouts which are free during the week.  Sessions run every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:30 p.m.  Workouts can be access in your own time, each week will focus on strengthening and toning a different area of the body.
  • What can you learn from the Count and the Cookie Monster?  In this two-minute video, the Count teaches the Cookie Monster a calming breathing exercise.  Try it together and maybe it will become a way of helping you through difficult times
  • Seven foods that might lift your mood during lockdown
  • Yoga with Adriene (and Benji!) - Getting back to the true you can be simple.  Yoga offers a way for us to see a world that is working for us instead of against.  It reminds us that everything is connected, so we must live, act and breathe with awareness.  Benji is Adrience's dog, will he appear in a video?
  • Fitness Blender - Videos featuring a range of exercises and workouts.  You can choose exercises by degree of difficulty, type, gender and whether equipment is needed or not - Registration is NOT required
  • Are you looking for healthy alternatives to your children's sugary snacks?  Let Sugar Swap help
  • Joe Wicks, Body Coach - Suitable for Primary, Secondary and Parents.  Have a workout with Joe here
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga and Mindfulness - suitable for Primary aged children.  Yoga and Minfulness can support your mental and physical wellbeing and you may find this relaxing and calming.  The clips are of varying lengths, but are all fairly short.  You will find Yoga, Mindfulness and Relaxation designed especially for primary school aged children, but there is nothing to stop adults from benefitting as well!
  • Young Minds - Parents Wellbeing
  • Fitness videos from the NHS - Suitable for Primary, Secondary and Parents.  Take your pick from 24 instructor led videos across aerobics exercise, strength and resistance, Pilates and Yoga.  These workout have been created by fitness instructors.  These sessions are live and range from 10 - 45 minutes.
  • Health and Wellbeing Apps
  • Wellbeing Pack 1 and Pack 2
  • Safe Hands Thinking Minds has produce lots of information regarding COVID-19, Anxiety, Stress, Podcasts and other links
  • Keeping active at home

MENTAL HEALTH

  • Young people accross the UK are feeling increased levels of anxiety due to COVID-19; if this is you then take a look at the Princes Trust guidance and resources on how to cope
  • Tips on how to look after your Mental Health here and another from Young Minds here
  • NHS
  • Kooth is for Young People's Mental Health
  • Minds in Tower Hamlets and Newham
  • Mind every day tips for coping with Mental Health
  • Mental Well-being support for adults.  The mental well-being service 'Good Thinking' website includes
    • Guides to manage your mental health;
    • Information aimed at healthcare workers and families;
    • Personal Stories; and,
    • Useful Links