Headspace Meditation Series
At the start of the year Netflix announced a surprising collab with Headspace (who you may know have a popular meditation app), this is now available to watch and it has been a real breath of fresh air with simple instructions and lovely illustrations, definitely a good start to dip your toes into the meditation world.
Walking - A great stress reliever
Maybe we all know it, but if you were waiting for a sign that you need to go for a walk, this is it. The NHS agrees that walking is a great way to relieve stress and get a quick energy boost. As the days are starting to get lighter, why not get outside even just for a few minutes? Or turn a meeting into a walking meeting, hey, if Zillah does it, maybe we all should be doing it.
This is a vast resource from the BBC with loads of content from how to feel better during lockdown, music mixes, activities and articles. Mostly audio based there is some good content that you can listen to while doing other activities.
TEDx Talks - I'm Fine
In this talk, Jake shares his insights into living with depression and how connecting to and opening up to a wide online community has affected his relationship with depression. He gives a funny insight to a debilitating issue and how he deals with it.
A mindful podcast - Untangle
This is a nice one to have on in the background while you're doing other tasks, and it includes talks about living mindfully, how to get better sleep, be more calm and meditative and even if you just listen to the podcast without taking any of the advice it's pretty relaxing. Available on Apple, Spotify or Soundcloud
How are you sleeping?
Turns out, sleep is pretty important in helping us to feel better, more energised and all round giving your body time to reset. Many of us struggle to sleep and lockdown may not have helped, Sleepstation are a company with lots of articles, a great newsletter and even a program to help you sleep that can be referred by your GP. This is an area that is often overlooked but so important as part of our wellbeing.
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