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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#32)

COVID-19 Links 10.11–17.11.2020

Top Links This Week

Thanks for checking out these links this week. Here are a list of the top ones I’ve reviewed.

Just For Kids: How To Stay Safe From The Coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/11/16/934679210/just-for-kids-how-to-stay-safe-from-the-coronavirus

NPR (National Public Radio) consistently releases great graphical guides for dealing with the pandemic. This one for kids is no exception. You can print it out and use it as a discussion starter with children.

Teens crash anti-mask mandate protest in Regina

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/teens-crash-mask-mandate-protest-regina-1.5801798

A small group of anti-maskers showed up to protest in Regina, SK. A group of well-informed high school students also showed up to share the “scientific facts” about masking.

Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Shines In Clinical Trial

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/11/16/935239294/modernas-covid-19-vaccine-shines-in-clinical-trial

Hopes of a vaccine were boosted this week by two companies: Pfizer (90% effective) and Moderna (94.5% effective). That is still no reason to drop the safeguards of distancing, personal hygiene and masking. A vaccine is still many months away from use. Dr. Fauci tells us that if we follow scientific guidelines, our lives may get back to normal by the 3rd or 4th quarter of 2021.

 

COVID 19 Links

17.11.2020

How To Help Your Kids Reframe Their Anxiety — And Reclaim Their Superpowers

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/11/933797230/how-to-help-your-kids-reframe-their-anxiety-and-reclaim-their-superpowers

How to Release Anxiety by Not Fighting Your Thoughts

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/think-act-be/202011/how-release-anxiety-not-fighting-your-thoughts

Just For Kids: How To Stay Safe From The Coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/11/16/934679210/just-for-kids-how-to-stay-safe-from-the-coronavirus

Boredom Is Good for Kids (Here’s Why)

https://www.purewow.com/family/why-boredom-is-good-for-kids?utm_campaign=rss&utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

‘Alarming’ levels of loneliness reported amidst Covid-19: Survey

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/science/alarming-levels-of-loneliness-reported-amidst-covid-19-survey/article33113028.ece

While Pro And College Athletes Fight Through A Pandemic, Kids Have A Tougher Path

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/16/935235682/while-pro-and-college-athletes-fight-through-a-pandemic-kids-have-a-tougher-path

Short exercise bursts produce "striking" effects on metabolic health

https://newatlas.com/health-wellbeing/short-exercise-bursts-effects-metabolic-health/

Pandemic Paunch? Stay Active with 'Movement Snacks'

https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/movement-snacks

This Doctor's Hack for Keeping Your Glasses From Fogging When Wearing a Mask Has Gone Viral

https://www.health.com/condition/infectious-diseases/coronavirus/how-to-prevent-glasses-from-fogging-with-mask

Stop doing these things immediately, or Dr. Fauci says you risk catching COVID-19

https://bgr.com/2020/11/16/coronavirus-update-dr-fauci-tips-for-avoiding-covid-19/?bgr-partner=flipboard

16.11.2020

Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Shines In Clinical Trial

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/11/16/935239294/modernas-covid-19-vaccine-shines-in-clinical-trial

If an activity does these 2 things, it could help your brain combat quarantine

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/mental-state-of-flow-quarantine-study

The Link Between Happiness and Your Immune System

https://www.shape.com/lifestyle/mind-and-body/happiness-and-immune-system

15.11.2020

Competencies for a Post-COVID World

http://esheninger.blogspot.com/2020/11/competencies-for-post-covid-world.html

There's No Denying The Evidence: Restaurants And Bars Are Helping Spread COVID-19

https://www.forbes.com/sites/enriquedans/2020/11/15/theres-no-denying-the-evidence-restaurants-and-bars-are-helping-spreadcovid-19/

Looking for winter activities during COVID-19? Here’s what you should know

https://globalnews.ca/news/7458540/coronavirus-winter-activities/

The Best Family Board Games

https://www.wired.com/gallery/best-family-board-games

14.11.2020

Teens crash anti-mask mandate protest in Regina

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/teens-crash-mask-mandate-protest-regina-1.5801798

Dr. Fauci says this is where most people catch the coronavirus

https://bgr.com/2020/11/13/coronavirus-update-covid-19-risk-according-to-dr-fauci/

Study Emphasizes Strong Relationship Between Coronavirus and Teen Vaping

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/coronavirus/study-emphasizes-strong-relationship-between-coronavirus-and-teen-vaping-172634

13.11.2020

Self care tips if you're finding things hard at the moment https://flipboard.com/@my_i_l/self-care-tips-if-you-re-finding-things-hard-at-the-moment-q3pfre7btoqrumpe?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

How to deal with your kids' COVID-19-induced stress and anxiety

https://www.kmov.com/news/how-to-deal-with-your-kids-covid-19-induced-stress-and-anxiety/article_9fff1f92-2493-11eb-bd86-1b727bcc6734.html

Marketplace tested over 20 different masks. Here's what will best protect you and others during the pandemic | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/marketplace-masks-test-1.5795481?cmp=rss

Loraas Recycle pleads with Sask. residents not to put single-use masks, gloves in recycling

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/loraas-recycle-single-use-masks-gloves-1.5799262

10.11.2020

Creativity will be key to competing against AI in the future workforce - here's how

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/11/ai-automation-creativity-workforce-skill-fute-of-work/

Teens' mental health benefits with less screen time, more sports, art

https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2020/11/09/Teens-mental-health-benefits-with-less-screen-time-more-sports-art/7671604959569/

40+ Podcasts for Relieving Stress & Taking a Much-Needed Break 

https://flipboard.com/@mashable/40-podcasts-for-relieving-stress-taking-a-much-needed-break-brkf6iq620rbmcrr?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

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