Calming the Mind in a Time of Unease and Unknown

Information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Checkout this information for ways of calming the mind from all of the stress and unknowns around us. Find multiple links and credited resources below:

Credit to: Rebecca Corvese

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 Resources

Q&A on COVID-19 by

COVID-19 Statistics and Research by Our World in Data

California Department of Health COVID-19 Updates

STAT News on the Coronavirus

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

American Heart Association COVID-19 Resources

American Society for Microbiology Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

California Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Employers and Workers

Rural Health COVID-19 Resources

Flatten the Curve

The First U.S. Company Has Announced an Upcoming Home COVID19 Test

COVID-19 Trackers

COVID 2019 Live

The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at JHU COVID-19 Tracker

For Businesses

Understanding the Economic Impact of COVID-19 by Euromonitor International.

Economies can rebound quickly from massive GDP slumps — but not always.

Gartner: How to lead your organization through coronavirus (COVID-19) disruption: Protect your people, maintain operations and sustain your business during the pandemic and beyond.

Financial Help

Coronavirus Sick Leave and Unemployment Benefits

Facebook’s $100 Million Fund for Small Businesses

COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Program was created to provide financial assistance to all Veterans, Active Duty, Reserves and National Guard who are experiencing a financial setback due to the negative economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

United Way has a COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund. They will help with bills, rent and food. Call 1–866–211–9966. Provide zip code and they will give you a list of local agencies to provide assistance.


U.S. Tax Filing Day Moved from April 15 to July 15

U.S. Travel Advisories

How to Disinfect Everything During the Coronavirus

How to safely receive packages and deliveries during the coronavirus.

A Movement to Stop the Spread of the Coronavirus — #StayTheFuckHome

Alternatives to TP / Diapers / Babywipes / etc

Tim Ferriss’ Twitter list of experts he is following for COVID-19.

How to Safely Shop for Groceries Right Now

How to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus When Grocery Shopping

COVID-19 Resource List

Mental and Emotional Support

WHO Guidance to Support Mental Health at Home during the Coronavirus

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1–800–273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Hotlines: 1–877–663–5433

The National Crisis Text line: Text “Connect” to 741741

National Hopeline Network: 1–800–784–2433

LGBTQ+ National Youth Hotline: 1–800–246–7743


Livestream home concerts with artists/bands — updated regularly

List of live streaming concerts

Live concerts to watch during the shut-in

Every Oscar best-picture winner — ever.

The Paris Operais is offering its most beautiful shows, from Swan Lake to Don Giovanni, free online.

Metropolitan Opera to Offer Up “Nightly Met Opera Streams”

Live streamed Readings of Shakespeare

15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home

Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use

12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours

Tour National Parks Virtually

Over 30 Virtual Field Trips with Links


Download Duolingo, and teach yourself a foreign language.

Take Free Drawing Classes From Famous Illustrators

Morning MeditOcean with Monterey Bay Aquarium

A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources

Get your Taxes done

Take Free Drawing Classes From Famous Illustrators

Learn How to BeatBox — For Beginners


How to Find Great Literature Online to Read

Download over 300,000 books from the NYPL for free. The free e-reader app, SimplyE, can be downloaded for iPhone or Android.


Yoga with Adriene on YouTube

Yoga Ed on YouTube

Free or Discounted Workouts to do at Home

BASI Pilates Mat Workout with Rael Isacowitz

Continually updated list of Instagram accounts offering free dance classes.

Adam Rosante — Quick and Dirty Workouts incorporating dumbells

Amanda Russell — With workouts that have names like “The Coachella 5 Minute Hip and Butt Workout”

Be Fit — This one-stop shop for fitness, health, and wellness is dedicated to delivering workouts from top trainers, including the likes of Jillian Michaels, Jane Fonda, Billy Blanks Jr., and others.

Blogilates — a series of quick workouts targeted at specific body parts, most of which only require a yoga mat, so you don’t need a lot of space for them. — For at-home workouts, explainer videos, and full-on body-blasting workouts.

FitnessBlender — Daniel and Kelli are a husband-wife team whose videos are for everyone, everywhere — even those who absolutely hate working out.

HASfit — If you’re someone who’s easily overwhelmed by options, take a deep breath before perusing HASfit’s YouTube channel, which has more than 1,000 free workout routines and fitness programs for you to choose from.

Jessica Valant Pilates — a channel full of full-length, ad-free workouts to help you hone the art of lengthening and toning your body.

Kayla Itsines — The personal-trainer-turned-overnight-internet-star tailors her workouts.

Scott Herman Fitness — primarily focusing on workouts that require some equipment (as in “carrying heavy stuff”), but his channel also features valuable bodyweight exercises that harp on proper form.


Smitten Kitchen

Not Without Salt

How Sweet Eats

Whats Gaby Cooking

A Cozy Kitchen

Cookie & Kate

Ina Garten is sharing recipes that you can make with staples that are already in your pantry on her Instagram channel.

Binge watch every episode of The French Chef with Julia Child


Stir and Strain

Imbibe Magazine

Art of Drink

Credit to: Rebecca Corvese

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