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Self Care Resources for Remote TA, volume 3

Hi Panthers,

Happy April Fools’ Day! We know that during Remote TA, self-care is no joke!

What a week it’s been. As things continue to change, make sure you’re paying attention to your emotions and self-care; it is so important! The big news this week — that we’ll doing Remote TA for the remainder of the year — brought up a lot of feelings and questions. Don’t hesitate to ask those questions and let us know how you’re doing. We’re here to help with problems big and small.
Here is this week’s installment of resources. 
Cool Things to do Online:
Austin City Limits opens up archives for free!
Take a Virtual Ride from Disneyworld/Disneyland

Mental Health Resources:COVID-19 Self-Care Resources

Remember those Meditation Apps from week 1? Here they are again, just in case:

  • Calm
  • Headspace
  • Insight Timer
  • Stop, Think, Breathe

Self-Care Suggestions:

  • Make art or something crafty
    • Pinterest has tons of great ideas for DIY art or craft projects. Check out this cool moon lamp tutorial, for example. Or try making a collage or painting.
  • Read a book.
    • Like, for fun.
  • Do a bodyweight workout.
    • Challenge yourself to see how many situps, pushups, and squats you can do. Increase a little each day. 
    • Want guidance? Try the app Sworkit or search “HIIT workout” on Youtube.

Don’t forget to reach out if you need help with any part of Remote TA. We care about you, and want to make sure you’re well in body and mind.
(Have a great resource you want to share, or a picture of you engaging in awesome self-care? Email Rebecca and let her know!)

Be well,

The SST Team: Siobhan, Mark, Rebecca, Kara, Deb, and Sue



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