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Start with the Basics, learn to meditate with this free basics pack, a 10-day beginner’s course that guides you through the essentials of meditation and mindfulness. It’ll give you a solid foundation to build your practice on.
Stress levels are understandably high at the moment, which isn’t exactly conducive to a good night’s sleep. Understanding your sleeping pattern can help you to make the most of your rest and Sleep Cycle makes it very easy to do.
Thrive helps you prevent and manage stress, anxiety and related conditions. The game based app can be used to relax before a stressful situation or on a more regular basis to help you live a happier, more stress-free life.
SilverCloud is an online course to help you manage stress, anxiety and depression. You work through a series of topics selected by a therapist to address specific needs. The eight-week course is designed to be completed in your own time and at your own pace.
Create music to capture your mood and express how you feel with the Cove app. Instead of words, create music to reflect emotions like joy, sadness, calm and anger. You can store your music in a personal journal, or send them to someone and let the music do the talking.
17 national parks you can take virtual tours to.
Bored of lockdown strolls at your local park? Why not take it up a notch by hiking to Everest, scaling El Capitan, or walking the sand dunes of Namibia, the glaciers Patagonia and the trails of the Grand Canyon? With dozens of the world’s best national parks offering interactive tours online, you can now go exploring in your pyjamas! Here are our top 17 national parks you can discover with a virtual tour.
Sit back and relax in your room with your Netflix subscription. Netflix has an extensive library of feature films, documentaries, TV programmes, anime, award-winning Netflix originals, and more. Watch as much as you want, any time you want.
7pm, PJ Quiz Co.
Take part via Facebook. Quizmaster Paul Jackson has been hosting pub quizzes for 10 years, but the recent coronavirus pandemic has forced him to take his skills online. There are no prizes, but you can join players from around the world for a bit of fun and "banter". There's another quiz at 7pm on Sundays.
Take part via game streaming site Twitch and fill out the answers on a special Google Form answer sheet – the deadline to submit the form is 5pm the following day, and the winner is announced at the start of the next quiz. While there's no fee, the organisers suggest those taking part donate the price of a pint (£3-£4ish if you can afford it) to help them carry on offering free quizzes.
Men's Health have put an article together showing you '21 of the Best Exercises for Beginners to Try at Home'. We know this lock down can be hard on us so why not try some of theses moves in your room.
Have you considered taking up running? Well Laurie Shaw took on the challenge of running 1 Mile Every Day for 30 Days to try and beat his own time. See how he got on!
Road Warrior Blog
Coleman the Road Warrior has written a creative and thought out blog on how to stay active when you are stuck in your hotel room. He also has helpful tips on how to stay focused and motivated so that you can stick to your new routine.
Yoga with Adriene Mishler
Yoga with Adriene was recognized by Google as the most searched workout of 2015, was recognized by The Wall Street Journal, and was awarded a Streamy in Health and Wellness in 2016. On Adriene's website you will find many free workouts available to you and whilst in quarantine why not try out her 30 day challenge.
WALKS AROUND CAMPUS
Celebrities are coming together recording themselves live from their own home in a bid to help raise funds against COVID-19.
Check out the youtube channel to catch some of your favourite artists.
Fuller's Virtual Pub
Wednesday at 8.30pm - The Ultimate Stay Inn Pub Quiz
Friday at 8.30pm - Happy Hour #TheStayInn
Saturday at 8.30pm - #TheStayInn Live