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Staying Healthy, While Staying at Home

by Carol Fite Lynn | Mar 26, 2020

Staying Healthy, While Staying at Home

One of our partners, Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) has developed a list of no-cost resources to help our employees stay healthy while staying at home for those already working remotely and in the event we turn completely to telehealth. 

These resources include at-home specific content on topics including physical activity, mental health, nutrition, ergonomics and more. 

Physical Activity and Exercise 

Core Power Yoga: 

Cross Fit at Home: 

Daily Burn:

  • Sign up for a 30-day trial and receive access to full body workouts daily, which include cardio, yoga, dance, Pilates, and more.
  • Will require credit card information for the free trial: https://dailyburn.com/register/

Down Dog: 

  • Down Dog is making all of their apps - Down Dog, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre and 7 Minute Workout - completely free until April 1, 2020: https://www.downdogapp.com/
  • Offering free access until July 1, 2020 for all students and teachers (K-12 and college). 
  • To access free school membership, sign-up using your .edu email address.  If your school does not use a .edu emails, please write to schools@downdogapp.com

Ekhart Yoga:

Fitness Blender: 

Grokker: 

  • Unlimited access now through April 30, 2020. Grokker provides 4,000+ videos regardless of skill level, abilities, and goals.  Videos include the topics of fitness, mindfulness, and nutrition. 
  • Will require credit card information for free trial:https://grokker.com/individuals

Nike Run Club:

  • Need to get outside for a bit or have a treadmill at home? This free app helps you track your run and allows access to guided runs hosted by coaches or Headspace:https://www.nike.com/nrc-app

ObeFitness:

Peloton:

  • Their digital app is free for 90 days and you do not need to have a Peloton to use it. Not only do they offer bike and treadmill classes, but they offer outdoor walking/running classes, strength, yoga and meditation.  https://www.onepeloton.com/digital/checkout/digital-90d

Planet Fitness:

  • Free online classes for two weeks, beginning March 16, 2020.  The workouts will be live-streamed at 6 p.m. CST each day.  If you cannot make it live, the workouts will be available on-demand. https://www.planetfitness.com/

Wellbeats:

  • Free access to Wellbeats online fitness classes through April 30.  Get started at https://portal.wellbeats.com/#/idle or through the app on the App Store or Google Play store (select 'Register Via Code' and enter invitation code 57a4df63)

Pop Sugar Fitness:

Additional Resources: 

Mental Health

Total Brain:

  • Free access and is designed to train your brain to manage mental health; get started at https://app.totalbrain.com/enter/consumertrialor through the app on the App Store or Google Play store.  If downloading the app, use the code, "consumertrial". 

Healbright:

  • Free mental health program designed to address the stress caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic.  This free online course is designed to help you reduce stress and developresilience from home: https://healbright.com/

Betterhelp:

  • Affordable, private online counseling.  Talk with a licensed, professional therapist online about depression, anger, stress, anxiety, grief, and more:  https://www.betterhelp.com/ 

Calm:

  • Meditations and resources on this page are free of charge.
  • Calm has provided handpicked content to support your mental and emotional wellness through this time.
  • Resrouces on the page will be updated regularly: https://www.calm.com/signup-flow

Headspace:

Simple Habit:

  • Components of this meditation platform are free to all.
  • They have announced free premium memberships to those impacted by the pandemic and can no longer afford to pay.

Take a Break!

Talkspace:

Make it Ok

Mental Health America (MHA):

  • To aid individual and communities during this time, MHA has compiled a range of resources and information on mental health.
  • https://mhanational.org/ 
    • Topics include:
    • Mental Health Information For Disease Outbreaks 
    • Financial Support
    • Tools And Information On Anxiety
    • Tools To Connect With Others
    • Resources For Immediate Response 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):

  • NAMI provides resources, information, education and more around mental health:  https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus 
  • COVID-19 Information and Resources
    • This guide put together by NAMI, is filled with commonly asked questions when it comes to mental health resources and how to get support in every aspect of our lives.
  • Looking for guidance on how to help yourself or your loved ones? Call the NAMI Helpline:
    • Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., EST (800) 950-6264

University of Minnesota - Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing:

Additional Resources:

Nutrition

Bon Appetit: 

Healthline:

Ergonomics

Cornell University:

Physera:

Other Resources

Kids/Learning at Home:

Working from Home: 

  • From Alex/Jellyvision and YouTube: 5 Tips for Working from Home 

Crisis Management & Suicide Prevention Hotlines:

  • Hopeline Text Service: Text "HopeLine" to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    • 1-800-273-(TALK) 8255 (En Español - 1-888-628-9454) 

 

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Carol Fite Lynn

Carol Fite Lynn is the Director of Communications for CleanSlate, a leading national medical group that provides outpatient medication-assisted treatment for the chronic disease of addiction, primarily alcohol and opioid use disorders.

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