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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Coping During COVID: Mindfulness and Self-Care for Adults and Kids

last updated December 17, 2020 

Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels

by Catharine Hannay

To make it easier to access the resources you need, I've gathered together all of the Mindful Teachers posts on coping during the coronavirus crisis, along with a selection of useful posts from other sources.  (Update 12/17/20: I've reorganized by topic rather than date.) 

Hang in there, everybody! 

Posts About Mindfulness  
You may also be interested in the many other activities for exploring the five senses. Any of the five senses can be a good anchor, or point of attention, which can be less problematic for many people than focusing on the breath. (Some people find that focusing on their breath actually increases their anxiety. Do what's best for you, and be sure to give kids options, as well.)

Posts about Self-Care
You may also be interested in the many other self-care resources here at

Posts about Gratitude


You may also be interested in the many other song playlists and video playlists on mindfulness, compassion, gratitude, etc.

Posts about Teaching and Parenting

And here's a curated selection of advice and resources for teachers and caregivers:

Looking for even more suggestions? There are hundreds of posts here at on practicing and teaching mindfulness, compassion, gratitude, and social-emotional skills.

About the Author

Catharine Hannay is the founder of and the author of Being You: A Girl’s Guide to Mindfulness, a workbook for teen girls on mindfulness, compassion, and self-acceptance. (Sales of the book help me continue to run with no sponsorship or advertising.)