Self-care is a critical part of well-being, but how do you make time for yourself in the middle of a pandemic?
Below you’ll find a list of resources, activities, webinars, podcasts, and more. This collection of resources was started by ACR Well-Being Workgroup member Rebecca Seidel, MD, also chair of the Wellness Committee at Emory University, in her efforts to combat the toll of COVID-19.
If you have a resource you’d like to share, please contact us. Please check back regularly, as dates, times, or links may change, and as resources are added.
University of Washington Recorded Webinar: Coping With Uncertainty About The Coronavirus
(You must register and then will receive immediate access to the webinar.)
Yale’s Science of Well-Being Course on Coursera, free enrollment starts March 30
Caring for Ourselves in Times of Crisis a webinar from The Beryl Institute
Healthy Minds App , free to individuals
Ten Percent Happier App , free to healthcare workers for COVID for 6 months
Headspace Plus App , free to healthcare professionals
Insight Timer App , free app for sleep, anxiety, and stress
Daily Social Distancing Tapping Support Sessions on Zoom , no registration needed (courtesy of Jill Wener, MD), every M-F at 12pm ET at. Or you can watch the repost on YouTube .
7-Day Coronavirus Emotional Survival Kit for Healthcare Professionals : free but must sign up
Daily online compassion practice and fellowship , offered by the Emory Center for Compassion and led by Emory-Certified CBCT® teachers, daily at 9am and 7pm ET
How to Tame Your Wandering Mind , a TED Talk by Amishi Jha
8 apps to support your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic (Good Morning America)
5-minute guided grounding meditation exercise (VA Health)
Mindfulness and art with Google’s Arts & Culture collections (Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to bring the world's treasures online.)
NY Phil Plays On - free on-demand concerts (New York Philharmonic)
Paris Opera - free archived shows
New York Metropolitan Opera - free nightly live streams at 7:30 pm ET
London's National Theatre - free full-length plays every Thursday
Peloton App 90-Day Free Trial (no credit card required when signing up through the app)
Fitness Blender , free workout videos for all levels
Pre-shift Yoga for Healthcare Providers on YouTube
Emory School of Medicine Yoga, daily at 5:30-6:15 (ET), all are welcome:
This Zoom link works for all classes:
Meeting ID: 587 193 971
How Much Physical Activity Do You Need? Recommendations from the WHO
Sleep Is Your Super Power , a TED Talk by Matthew Walker, PhD
Ten Percent Happier Podcast, Episode #221, All of Your Sleep Questions Answered, with Matthew Walker, PhD
11 Tips for Staying Calm During the Time of Coronavirus (Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project)
That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief (Harvard Business Review)
Coronavirus Anxiety - Helpful Expert Tips and Resources (Anxiety and Depression Association of America)
Maintaining Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic – Resources and Tools (University of Michigan)
Burned out on Burnout? (The Health Care Blog)
Anxiety is high because of coronavirus. Here’s how you can feel better. (Washington Post)
Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 (National Association of School Psychologists)
Coronavirus Coloring Book Designed to Help Children Cope With the Pandemic (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital)
Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) - webinars and recordings. In times of uncertainty, strong leaders are more important than ever. Built by radiologists, for radiologists, the RLI teaches you the essential leadership and business skills you need to be a change agent in your organization. With programming for radiologists who are leading change at all levels, the RLI can help you advance your career and master the challenges ahead.
Communicating With Caring - how to talk to team members, volunteers, patients (Planetree International)
Mentoring During the COVID Pandemic (Nature)
Disclaimer: The ACR does not endorse or have a financial interest in these activities.