Shelter in Place Resources: Including links to AA meetings, virtual museum tours, yoga classes etc.
AA/AL ANON Meetings/Resources
Al ANON Meetings via Zoom
You can have your camera off, change your screen name, have complete anonymity and just listen in to check it out.
AA Meetings via Zoom
Ongoing Online AA meetings that were already online before CoVid:
SLAA (Sex & Love Anonymous)
OA (Overeaters Anonymous)
The Buzz is the newsletter that will keep you up to date with what is happening in AA in both SF & Marin. They are covering the virtual shift in meetings and making announcements.
Youtube’s infinite resource of AA speakers
Al Anon Speakers
Recovery Dharma Online Meetings
Guided meditation in Buddhist fashion (“May you be free of suffering…etc./dedication of merit). You can show up as anonymously as you like, with no video and no name. Free. Many daily meetings.
At-home meditation with San Francisco Dharma Collective:
Tara Brach Meditation
Some favorite podcasts
- This Jungian Life- Deborah Stewart, Lisa Marchiano, Joseph Lee
- On the Power of Unplugging- Tiffany Shlain
- On Creativity, Empathy & Resiliency- Mari Andrew
- That Escalated Quickly- comedy by Franchesca Ramsey
- Change your Story, Change your Life- Erica Williams Simon
- On Being Wise- Krista Tippet
https://www.glo.com/– 15 day free trial
Virtual Field Trips
Stroll the Uffizi Gallery from your armchair! Also at the bottom of this link, the Metropolitan Opera is offering opera performance streaming.
Other Museum Tours
Virtual tour of the Boston Children’s Museum https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/museum-virtual-tour
Tour the Louvre
Monterey Bay Aquarium feeds (jelly cam is the coolest, with “spa” music!)
Visit a Place on Earth You’ve Never Been:
Globe genie: http://www.globegenie.com/
Live stream nature… such as the Northern Lights:
Free Adult Education
Yale: The Science of Well Being
Some Writing/Creative Ideas:
Write a letter to your future self
Write your story, start your autobiography
Collage, draw, paint, practice an instrument Express yourself and your internal landscape.
Kids Schooling/ Academic Games
Most of this content was developed by Dr. Tonya Dowding, PsyD, Registered Psychological Assistant, Adjunct Faculty, California Institute of Integral Studies