How to Relax During Stressful Times
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Get Creative:

1. #ChalkYourWalk: If you've got kids or if you're a kid at heart, get some sidewalk chalk and inspire neighbors with a creative or inspirational message. Sunshine and fresh air are added benefits! 

2. Color Your Thanks: Break out the crayons and show your thanks to the frontline workers, healthcare workers, first responders, delivery drivers and all of those making a difference. Post your colored page up in your window or share on social media! Download pdf here

 

Get Mindful:

1. MindUP at Home: Families can now bring MindUP, BCHD's mindfulness program taught in schools for kids, home. New videos just added on mindful observation! Click here for our Youtube playlist. 

2. Mindfulness Exercises: Downshift and unwind with a guided mindfulness exercise. Exercises are for all abilities and range from 1-20 minutes. Click here for our Youtube playlist. 

 

Get Active: 

1. Walk Your Neighborhood: Get some fresh air in your neighborhood. Take a walk, jog or ride your beach cruiser. 

2. Kids Scavenger Hunt: How many things can you spy in your neighborhood? A dog, a bicycle, a blue car? Check them off on our kids scavenger hunt! Download pdf here

3. Have a Dance Party!: Get moving and follow one of our AdventurePlex Dance Alongs! Click here to dance along. 

4. Watch an Exercise Video: Work out from the comfort and safety of your home. Choose from chair yoga, tai chi, stretching, core exercises and much more! Click here to watch. 

5. Break a Sweat at the Beach: LA County beaches are a great place for active recreation including surfing, swimming, walking and running. #BeachResponsibly and remember to practice physical distancing by staying at least 6 feet apart from others and wear your cloth face covering when you are unable to physically distance yourself from others. View the FAQs from LA County Beaches and Harbors here.

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