When you start to think about what is really happening in the wake of Covid19, it can be hard to stay positive, so our team has compiled a great list of things they’re watching, learning or doing to beat the blues and remain positive.

It’s important to stay positive, stay connected and stay at home but the days can start to blur so what can you do? Try to keep up with your normal routine as much as possible?… We’ve all heard this since the start of the lockdown but even that’s hard when you’re at home, so here’s our list of how we are staying positive and continuing to laugh.

Our favourite learning resources online, to sharpen our blades

Our list of must-read books

Our favourite FREE apps

  • Scanner – allows photos of documents to become PDF
  • BBC News

Our favourite games on our phones

  • Tap the frog – Everyone’s favorite Frog is on a mission to become a Frog Prince! Join the Frog as he embarks on an adventure that will take him from the lily pads of his home pond to the farthest reaches of outer space. Easy to play yet challenging to master, Tap the Frog will keep you entertained forever.
  • Simons Cat – Crunch time – Simon’s Cat: Crunch Time. Join Simon’s Cat, Maisy, Chloe and Jazz, and a cast of determined kitties on a colourful adventure through some pawsome new places where Treats are just waiting to be eaten.
  • Dig this – (addictive) – Dig this! Just dig with your fingers — and guide the ball to the cup. It’s easy, yet challenging. There is often a trick to solve the levels, sometimes you need take advantage of the objects’ speed, sometimes you need to make objects collide, but often it is enough to use your intuitive thinking.
  • BlockuDoku – BlockuDoku is a fabulous combination of sudoku and block puzzle games. It’s a simple yet challenging puzzle you won’t be able to put aside. Match blocks to complete lines and squares to get them removed. Keep the board clean and beat your high score.
  • Magic puzzles – Magic Jigsaw Puzzles is the largest jigsaw puzzle game and community online, with over 25,000 HD pictures to relax and solve, new free daily jigsaws and photos curated from National Geographic and Sony Pictures! Discover why 50 million jigsaw puzzles are solved every month!

Our list of best exercise videos to watch online

  • Joe Wicks – Joe Wicks has been keeping the nation fit with his live YouTube exercise sessions
  • Boxercise
  • Salsa

Our sources of inspiration

Our favourite TED talks

  • Allan Savory – How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change
  • Simon Sinek – How great leaders inspire action

Must watch – Funniest series / TV shows

Must watch – Best series to watch on Netflix

Favourite Albums we’ve not listened to for at least 10 years!

  • Craig David – Fill Me In
  • Coldplay – Parachutes

We hope you found some gems amongst our list but we’d love to know how you are staying positive, what your favourite box sets are or even your new exercise routine.

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