Online Toronto-based FREE Practice Groups

Mindful Community Gatherings with Heidi Bornstein and Stephen Chadwick

Weekly - Sundays, 10 AM EST
Download Flyer HERE
ZOOM register in advance HERE:
shorturl.at/lvHW9
Meeting ID: 696-267-646

Self-Care for Educators and Helping Professionals with Angela Ventrice

Weekly - Wednesdays, 7 -8 PM
Download Flyer HERE
ZOOM register in advance HERE:
shorturl.at/jnKQ4
Meeting ID: 949-232-918

Mindful Yoga
with Natalia Fister

1¼-hour weekly on
Fridays 9:30 AM EST until April 24th
Saturdays 10:30 AM EST until April 11th

Download Flyer HERE
Register in advance for this meeting:
Fridays: shorturl.at/bAF28
Saturdays: shorturl.at/qLWY2

Mindfulness Gatherings for
Gay Men with Markus Bohlmann

Weekly: Wednesdays, 6 - 7 PM EST, beginning Mar 25th
Download Flyer HERE
Register in advance for this meeting:
shorturl.at/CKV47
Meeting ID: 655-855-596

Self-Compassion Break -
WITH HEART Collective

Daily: 1 - 1:20 PM EST
Join Zoom Meeting:
https://zoom.us/j/7140937053

Simple Guided Mindfulness Practice and Song
with Marni Levitt

Tuesdays - Fridays, 11 - 11:45
Access HERE Facebook Live on my personal page

Mindfulness for Children and Families: Breathe In & Shine
with Sara Marlowe

Weekly: Wednesdays, 10 AM - 10:30-ish EST
Link to join:
https://zoom.us/j/977035872
Meeting ID: 977 035 872

Global Mindfulness Gathering with A Mindful Society

Daily: 10am EST
Live on our Facebook Page.


FREE ONLINE EVENTS

Mindful SchoolsMindfulness Class for Kids! (FREE)

Online on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
1 PM EST | 10 AM PST

https://www.mindfulschools.org/free-online-mindfulness-class-for-kids/

Important Update:
This week we will be streaming class on Facebook LIVE.
At 10am PDT / 1pm EDT, please go to the:Mindful Schools Facebook Page to watch class, LIVE.

For those without access to Facebook, we will post class recordings on this page, click here – one day after the live class.


Center for Adolescent StudiesWebinair: Resilience and Self-Care for Helping Professionals In Uncertain Times

Center for Adolescent Studies
with Sam Himelstein
Friday April 3rd @ 10:30AM (PST)
Link to register: shorturl.at/dLMU3


Compassionate Care for Challenging Times

  1. Practice mindful awareness and self-care, especially mindful hand washing.
  2. Keep a sense of humour.
  3. Maintain a sense of curiosity and interest to your experience both inside and outside.
  4. Stay home if you are sick. See social distancing as an act of generousity.
  5. Don’t believe everything you think and hear. Tune into your own inner wisdom.
  6. Be informed. Stay tuned for and share reliable resources.
  7. We are all in this together; find creative ways to support both your own self-care and those around you.
  8. Have appreciation for our health care system, and gratitude for our dedicated health care professionals and staff who are working so hard at this time.
  9. Treat everyone as your own self, with kindness and compassion.
  10. If you are always taking care of others, make yourself an other so that you are included in the picture and practice self-compassion.

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Favourite Resources that Promote Well-Being
during COVID-19

Mindfulness Everyday wishes to acknowledge and appreciate the generosity, compassion and kindness of all of our community partners who have come together at this time to offer support to all of us at this challenging time.


Heidi's Pick

Free Livestream with Jon Kabat-Zinn:
Cultivating Mindfulness at this Critical Time

Daily: Mon, Mar 30 - Fri, Apr 3, 2020 11 AM PST|2 PM EST

Ways to Join: Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/427188578  (Limited to the first 1,000 people)
Join Online: www.wisdom2conference.com/live (No limit)

Past Videos

Tuesday Meditation Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness Teacher
Aired: Tuesday, Mar, 31st @ 11:00AM(pst)
Watch on YouTube

 

Monday Meditation Jon Kabat-Zinn Author and Teacher
Aired: Monday, Mar, 30th @ 11:00AM(pst) Watch on Youtube

 

Not Losing Our Minds & Hearts When We Need Them The Most
Aired March 25, 2020
Watch on Youtube here. | Watch on Facebook here.

 

Jon Kabat-Zinn - Real Meditation Retreat Excerpt from March 25, 2020
Watch on YouTube
(1.44 min)

 


Mindful Parenting

Mindfulness Everyday Downloadable Resources for Parents

1. Mindful Parenting Family Tool Kit

2. ME Resource LIst of Books, CDs, Apps for Parents


 

How to support student mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://smho-smso.ca/blog/how-to-support-student-mental-health-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB): Mental Health and Well-Being Resources During Covid-19

https://www.tdsb.on.ca/Elementary-School/Supporting-You/Mental-Health-Well-being/Resources-During-Covid-19

York Region District School Board: Novel Coronavirus Update

http://www.yrdsb.ca/schools/Repository/NewsEvents/Pages/BoardNews/Coronavirus.aspx

Peel Region District School Board Coronavirus (COVID-19)

http://www.peelschools.org/parents/student-health/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx

OISE Alumni & Friends Web Series: OISE Stay @ Home Club

The OISE Stay @ Home Club is a new Twitter Live series that features alumni and friends of the Institute leading interactive lessons for children and adults alike. Tune in every Friday for a new lesson that's designed to make staying home both fun and educational. https://twitter.com/oiseuoft
https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/oise/News/2020/OISE_Stay_at_Home_Club.html


EdCan Network - Well at Work

Well at Work aims to shift mindsets by showcasing research, policy and practice that results in healthier, happier, and more resilient Kindergarten-to-Grade 12 staff.
https://www.edcan.ca/well-at-work/

Prioritizing Workplace Well-Being in K-12 Education https://www.edcan.ca/well-at-work/about-well-at-work/


Kids Help Phone

We’re here for you during COVID-19

https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-info/were-here-for-you-during-covid-19-novel-coronavirus/


stopbreaththink

STOP, BREATHE & THINK FOR EDUCATORS (FREE)

https://www.stopbreathethink.com/educators/
You will have access to over 100 premium activities, with new activities added each month on our Stop, Breathe & Think All Ages and Kids apps. Ranging from guided mindfulness audio tracks, to videos on yoga and acupressure, and animated mindful games, you will have many options at your fingertips. Claim your lifetime membership https://www.stopbreathethink.com/educators/
Headspace

Headspace for Educators (FREE)

https://www.headspace.com/educators

Headspace offers free access to all K-12 teachers, school administrators and supporting staff in the US, UK, Canada and Australia. Please fill out this form.


Stressed Teens

Stressed Teens with Gina Beigel

https://www.stressedteens.com/

Stressed Teens offers online courses for teens, parents, educators and professionals, as well as resources. Gina has written several books and card decks for teens.
1. 2-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Group for Teens and Young Adults
STARTS NEXT WEEK MARCH 26TH DURING IN-SCHOOL HOURS.
Special Mindfulness Everyday Discount - Download Details HERE

2. Free Zoom Recorded Meetings

Having a Stress Hygiene Plan Is as Important as Your Cleaning and Sanitization Plan! Article 

https://www.newharbinger.com/blog/having-stress-hygiene-plan-important-your-cleaning-and-sanitization-plan

Cam Take A Breath

Calm (Free) Resources


https://blog.calm.com/take-a-deep-breath

Let’s meet this moment together 

Without a doubt, many of us are feeling anxious as we navigate the uncertainty of COVID-19. We're feeling it too, and we wanted to share some of the tools we're using to take care of our minds and stay grounded.

Enjoy this curation of content hand-picked to support your mental and emotional wellness through this time. And check back soon as we'll be updating these resources regularly.


Ten Ways to Stay Well During COVID-19 (FREE)

https://www.mindwellu.com/post/mindfulness-during-the-covid-19-pandemic


Mindwell Educators

Recorded Practices from 'Mindful Teacher, Mindful School'

https://www.mindwell-education.com/recorded-practices


Ten Percent Happier

Coronavirus Sanity Guide (FREE) from10% Happier

https://www.tenpercent.com/coronavirussanityguide
In times like these, we need practical, actionable ways of coping with stress, fear, and anxiety. The meditations, podcasts, blog posts, and talks on this page will help you build resilience and find some calm amidst the chaos. We’re adding more resources as they're created - so keep checking back.
Please share this page widely. These resources are free for all.

#231: Parenting in a Pandemic | Susan Kaiser Greenland for Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

https://www.tenpercent.com/podcast-episode/susan-kaiser-greenland-231

We're in the middle of one of the greatest tests for parents in modern memory. Tens of millions of us, cooped up in our homes with our kids, as a consequence of the coronavirus. Susan Kaiser Greenland can help. She's a former corporate attorney who transformed herself into one of the world's leading experts in meditation for kids, teens and parents. In this episode, she delivers tons of practical tips for formal and informal meditation practices -- for all age groups. She also talks about practices that can help parents not turn on one another in this excruciatingly stressful time.
https://www.susankaisergreenland.com/


Sounds True

Resilience in Challenging Times Care Package (FREE)

Access HERE:


Mindful

Find Calm and Nourish Resilience

Course: (FREE) Nourish Your Inner Resources

 

https://www.mindful.org/free-mindfulness-resources-for-calm-during-covid-outbreak/

This self-paced, online program features today's leading mindfulness teachers, Dr. Judson Brewer, Rhonda Magee, Vinny Ferraro, Cara Bradley, Mindful’s Founding Editor Barry Boyce, and more, helping you support the habits that foster ease and well-being.

Your Guide to Difficult Emotions: Back by popular demand!

https://mindful-magazine.myshopify.com/products/new-get-started-with-mindfulness-vol-5-your-guide-to-difficult-emotions

Tara Brach Meditations

https://www.tarabrach.com/

Weekly meditations and resources to support your practice. In the midst of difficulty we need access to our deepest wisdom and love. This guided meditation calls forth this loving presence by opening to the heart and spirit of whatever being in our life we most experience as calm, wise and compassionate. How do we find that inner place of calm in the midst of the storm?

Pandemica Care Resources: https://www.tarabrach.com/pandemic/

Free Access to  Mindfulness for Anxiety and Sleep: Learn Practices that Help Reduce Stress and Calm Fears on Udemy. Here's what you will learn:

The free registration window will only last until 3/30, but once you're registered, the course is yours to keep! Here's the link to sign up; use the coupon code ANXIETY-FREE-2020 at checkout.

Guided Meditation for Times of Pandemic: “Calling on Your Awakened Heart”
(23:44 min.)

https://www.tarabrach.com/meditation-times-of-pandemic/


Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield Pandemic Resources

https://jackkornfield.com/pandemic-resources/


Unlocking UsUnlocking Us Podcast with Brené Brown:

Brené on Comparative Suffering, the 50/50 Myth, and Settling the Ball (March 27, 2020)

http://tiny.cc/3fn4lz


Being Resilient During Coronavirus (FREE)

https://www.rickhanson.net/being-resilient-during-coronavirus/

FREE MEDITATIONS | Every Wednesday: 6-7:30 pm PT / 9-10:30 pm ET
Join Dr. Rick Hanson for a live-streamed weekly meditation, talk, and discussion. No prior experience with meditation required. https://www.rickhanson.net/teaching/wednesday-meditations-with-dr-rick-hanson/


Free Online Meditation Resources for Times of Social Distancing / COVID-19

https://www.theawakenetwork.com/free-online-meditation-resources-for-the-time-of-social-distancing/


David Treleaven - The Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Podcast (FREE)

https://davidtreleaven.com/podcast-2/

A monthly podcast hosted by David Treleaven featuring a variety of guests speaking about the intersection of mindfulness, meditation, and trauma.
Online Contemplative Resources for the Corona Virus:


Center for Adolescent Studies

Center for Adolescent Studies with Sam Himelstein

https://centerforadolescentstudies.com/

Training for youth workers in Building authentic relationships: Trauma-informed care - Mindfulness.

3 Steps to Build Resilience and Practice Self-Care for Helping Professionals in Uncertain Times


NIA TVFITNESS. WELLNESS. LIFESTYLE.

Due to the global crises we are currently offering a 30-day free trial period, cancel anytime

https://www.niatv.fit/


Well Beings StudioArts and Healing during School Closure and COVID-19

A Time for Creativity and Feeling. Arts-based actibities for being with the current situation.
http://wellbeings.studio/arts-and-healing-during-school-closures-and-covid-19/