Staying Calm during COVID

Welcome to our Wellbeing during COVID-19 resources blog. Each of our blogs links directly to one of our 6 rules for keeping calm during the COVID crisis.

Beat the isolation blues with bears.

If you have young children in your home, keeping them exercised and entertained may be a large part of your day.

One of our local communities has created a Teddy Bear hunt across their town, apparently inspired by the children's book, We're Going on a Bear Hunt.

Managed through a Facebook group, participants are assigned the next number in the series for families to discover as they take their daily walk.

If nothing like this exists in your neighbourhood, why not take inspiration to start your own Teddy Bear hunt? A great way to encourage your kids out of the house, but also watching their delight as they see someone notice their ‘bear’ and number in a window of your house.

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Isolate, but don't be isolated.

After the initial flurry of downloading apps and video conferencing software, we’re starting to understand what we can do with them all.

But instead of defaulting to inbuilt games to play with friends and family, why not spend some time creating a bespoke quiz for your circle (this does mean you take on the role of quiz master!). 

Hosting a game or quiz personal to your circle is more meaningful and engaging for everyone, but also the time taken to create this offers some great reflection on the attributes and memories shared with your folk.

Not sure where to start? This is one of many online quiz builders you can try this one.

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