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June 22, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected June 22

How to grill a beef burger perfectly and tips for grilling veggie burgers
Continually changing workouts and yoga sessions at LVHN Fitness
Have a few moments to relax. Start one of these books
June 15, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected June 15

Practicing gratitude can help you cope
The pros and cons of “social bubbles”
Are pools, lakes, and beaches safe during COVID-19?
June 08, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected June 8

10 signs and symptoms of stress
The local farmers markets are opening again
16 PA trails that are simply breathtaking
June 01, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected June 1

What new summer shows are coming and what’s back for another season?
Plant a flower garden for the smell
There’s a safe way to see your doctor
May 25, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 25

LVHN Fitness Yoga - 1 hr class
Experience these Disney park rides around the world - virtually
These tips will help you plan a summer picnics
May 18, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 18

In the mood for an uplifting movie
Try these short, free meditations
Information from LVHN on pre-screenings, plasma donation, and clinical trials
May 11, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 11

How to stay focused in virtual meetings
Free, 45-minute daily self-compassion meditation sessions
How to go forest bathing in a park
May 08, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 8

Nine calming poems for anxiety to help ground you
Try these vegetarian one-pots
21 budget home improvement ideas from This Old House
May 07, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 7

Coronavirus and travel in the United States
Relaxing music for quarantine 24/7
A charming story about kindness during the Coronavirus in an 8-minute audio book
May 06, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 6

Easy dance moves tutorial
10 things to do each day to reduce anxiety
How to wear a medical mask safely
May 05, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 5

Enjoy these audio dramas from the BBC
A webinar on living in close quarters with family
Check Collider’s list of the best feel good movies
May 04, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 4

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its Coronavirus prevention tips
Take a vacation – virtually, of course
Virtual dog therapy is just what we need right now
May 01, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected May 1

Do nothing but stare at the ocean for two minutes
CARES Act - Help with Bills
Enjoy free classical concerts online
April 30, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 30

Tips for Successful Online Learning
What smokers should know about COVID-19
Take a hike: 10 of the best trails in the Lehigh Valley
April 29, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 29

Building your resilience
Grief counseling for those who have lost loved ones to the virus
How to Walk: Dos and Don’ts, Plus Tips
April 28, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 28

How to identify Covid-19 scams
Perhaps trauma-informed yoga would be helpful
As the weather warms, it’s refreshing to get outside in the garden
April 27, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 27

A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma
Learning diaphragmatic breathing
Journal Every Day for Increased Productivity, Clarity, and Mental Health
April 24, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 24

Comforting soups to make in quarantine
Seven free workouts for differing needs
How to do your own foot massages to reduce anxiety
April 23, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 23

Deep breathe to animated GIFs
Sleeping with anxiety (video)
10 Ways to Cope With Big Changes
April 22, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 22

Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and Body
Watch live cams of pandas, lions, and more
Recommended Reads – Enjoy free ebooks and audiobooks
April 21, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 21

10 Top Podcasts from Real Simple
Overcome negative thinking patterns with this free iphone app
How to cope with uncertainty
April 20, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 20

14 easy ways to boost your health while under quarantine
31 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes
How Does Anxiety Affect Sleep?
April 17, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 17

How to Curb Emotional Eating During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
9 Social Distancing Activities From Cosmopolitan magazine
April 16, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 16

Watch 25 cute puppy videos from the Pet Collective
Advice and a tutorial on face masks from the CDC
A 20-minute workout you can do anywhere
April 15, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 15

Pay-what-you-can online yoga
Tips for social distancing, provided via the National Safety Council
Help children stay focused with calming stories told by kids
April 14, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 14

Tropical Fruit Yogurt Smoothie Recipe
Podcast on science and human behavior from NPR:
Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation
April 13, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 13

Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe
7 Minute Workout | Download Resource Library
Should You Wash All Food
April 10, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 10

Listen to “On Being,” a podcast on thought-provoking topics
Here are 25 exercises to do at home
Add a little art to your day with tours, lectures, and more
April 09, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 9

Getting your financial house in order and other suggestions for coping
Yoga is helpful for stress reduction as well as flexibility
Everything you need to know about food safety and shopping
April 08, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 8

Lockdown guide from the Anxiety and Depression Association
Try this 3-minute mindfulness exercise from LVHN
A simple way to remember to stop touching your face
April 07, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 7

A coping with stress during COVID-19 chart from World Health Organization
Watch two baby eaglets come of age on the live bald eagle
Tips on staying active during the pandemic
April 06, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 6

Your coronavirus reading list: reader suggestions to bring joy in difficult times
That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief
How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus
April 03, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 3

Stress and Coping
5 tips for effectively working from home during the coronavirus outbreak, when you have kids
Former monk Jay Shetty shares ways to relax during self-isolation
April 02, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 2

Focus on the four main points to managing stress
Distract yourself with appreciation for fine art. Museum tours
Play games with friends, virtually, of course
April 01, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected April 1

Combine mindfulness and walking to help de-stress
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - Guided Meditations (MBSR) audio
Talking with children about Coronavirus
March 31, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected March 31

Learn how to overcome worry, from Psychology Tools
Let music, on Netflix, bring you enjoyment and distraction
Add structure to each day with physical activity
March 30, 2020

Staying Calm & Connected March 30

On managing stress, from Lehigh Valley Health Network
Keeping active is important for helping to reduce anxiety and for overall health. Daily workouts are free for 60 days here
Many of us are working remotely. This can come with a new set of challenges. Here are great tips from NPR
February 06, 2017

Money Matters!!

"You aren't wealthy until you have something money can't buy." Garth Brooks
November 11, 2016

Let's Talk Turkey

Gratitude ...Begins in our hearts and seeks expression in acts of kindness.
November 10, 2016

T.H.R.I.V.E. through the holidays!

Don't just survive.....THRIVE!
May 31, 2016

Change the Stigma!

"Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all." - Bill Clinton
April 29, 2016

"That which does not kill us, makes us stronger".

We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don't allow our bodies to heal, and we don't allow our minds and hearts to heal. - Nhat Hanh
March 31, 2016

Ready to clear out those mental cobwebs?!

"Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful." - William Morris
April 08, 2015

Creat A Quiet Space

Create and use a "quiet space" for stress relief.
April 06, 2015

Dealing with Conflict

Interactive workshop to develop conflict management skills.
April 02, 2015

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

What to expect when you participate in a Critical Incident Stress Debriefing.
February 04, 2015

The Untimely Death of a Co-worker

When a co-worker dies – at home or on-the-job, accidentally, suddenly or after a long illness – his or her workplace colleagues feel the loss.