Covid-19 Resources

Hello Trinity Friends,
As we continue to learn how to navigate this new (temporary) situation we will continue to look for ways that we can maintain our connection to one another and the wider community. Below you will find some links to some resources that we hope you will find useful. These will be updated from to time. We are NOT alone. Thanks be to God.

MAINTAINING OPTIMISM DURING THE PANDEMIC:

https://www.verywellmind.com/how-to-be-optimistic-4164832?utm_campaign=list_stress&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=19757525&utm_term=list_gl_dt_vm-homepage

How to Be Optimistic When the World Around You Isn’tSometimes, it’s hard to be happy when you think about what’s going on in the world. It’s harder still when the people around you constantly complain about all those things that are happening.www.verywellmind.com

MANAGING ANXIETY RE: COVID-19:

MANAGING LONELINESS IN LOCK-DOWN:

https://www.verywellmind.com/how-to-cope-with-loneliness-during-coronavirus-4799661?utm_campaign=list_stress&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=19779734&utm_term=list_gl_dt_vm-homepage

How to Cope With Loneliness During CoronavirusAre you unsure how to cope with loneliness during the coronavirus?You could be self-isolating because you’ve caught the infection, but there are many other reasons why you’ve elected to stay indoors.www.verywellmind.com

SOME SPIRITUAL PRACTICES FOR DURING THE PANDEMIC:

https://progressivechristianity.org/resources/spiritual-practices-for-the-coronavirus-pandemic/
Creating a Home Retreat: Finding Freedom Wherever You Are – Tara Brach[FREE Half Day Retreat Included] Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, Trudy Goodman Download in PDF: Creating a Home Retreat: Finding Freedom Wherever You Are Hi Dear Ones, When a widespread difficulty like the coronavirus pandemic grows, it becomes important to draw on our inner strength. It is the time to pause, reflect and bring wisdom, courage …www.tarabrach.com

STAYING INSPIRED DURING THIS TOUGH TIME:

The world is looking to Canada’s example of “Caremongering” in our communities. North Bay has a busy “Caremongering” Facebook page! Read about this at: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51915723

Coronavirus: Kind Canadians start ‘caremongering’ trend – BBC NewsJust a few days ago the word “caremongering” did not exist. Now, what started as a way to help vulnerable people in Toronto has turned into a movement spreading fast across Canada. More than 35 …www.bbc.com

Other on-line worship opportunities: https://www.united-church.ca/community-faith/being-community/worship-online-during-covid-19

Worship Online during COVID-19 | The United Church of CanadaInvite people in your community of faith to join in an online streamed worship service. Online Worship with Moderator Richard Bott. Beginning Sunday, March 22, 2020, Moderator Richard Bott will be offering an online worship service each Sunday for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak.www.united-church.ca

OPPORTUNITIES FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES

DRAWING LESSONS: there are few better teachers than Mo Willems (bestselling children’s author and illustrator).  Willems is hosting daily “Lunch Doodles” videos that viewers can take part in wherever they are. New lessons are posted to the Kennedy Center’s YouTube channel each weekday at 1pm EST.

“VISIT” WITH VARIOUS ANIMALS IN REAL-TIME: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/watch-animal-livestreams-from-home?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=7311da4762-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_24&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-7311da4762-66882905&mc_cid=7311da4762&mc_eid=d2c72448f1

“VISIT”  A MUSEUM!  https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/museum-tours-online?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=836ccb38bc-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-836ccb38bc-66882905&mc_cid=836ccb38bc&mc_eid=d2c72448f1

TIPS FOR HOMESCHOOLING DURING CORONAVIRUS: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/23/820228206/6-tips-for-homeschooling-during-coronavirus?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20200324&utm_term=4479808&utm_campaign=best-of-npr&utm_id=13265034&orgid=

SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS TO WATCH: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/621158/physics-girls-home-science-experiments

20 Boredom-Busting Science Experiments You Can Do at Home, Courtesy of YouTube’s Physics GirlFrom spinning eggs to DIY slime, these at-home science experiments help you stay busy and learn a few things, too.www.mentalfloss.com

LEARNING VIDEOShttps://thekidshouldseethis.com/

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