Physical Wellness



Tool – Stretch at your desk Learn simple yoga and stretching exercises you can do at your desk.
Tool – Progressive Muscle Relaxation Training This progressive muscle relaxation training video was created by headache specialists at Children’s Mercy Hospital together with Bazillion Pictures, Inc.
Resource: Supports and Resources for Gender-Based Violence

– Kingston Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) Supports available 24-hours a day through the crisis line – 1-800-461-7656

Supports available Monday to Friday from 9:30am – 4:30pm via Text – 705-991-0110

– YWCA – Crossroads Shelters and supports for rural areas, including Haliburton. Supports available through their helpline 24-hours a day – 866-863-0511

-Talk4Healing (Indigenous persons only) – available across Ontario for Indigenous women and girls. It is available in 14 Indigenous languages 24-hours a day, either text or call – 855-544-HEAL (4325)

– Domestic Violence Text Line – A new texting service for domestic violence has started out of Ottawa, although they are permitting anyone in Ontario to utilize the service at this time. You can text: 613-704-5535

– Mental Health Supports and Services – Access a crisis counselor across Ontario 24-hours a day by texting 741741

YMCA at Home Free YMCA Workouts & Programs at home
Tool: Mindful Meditations for Work This audio course led by Scott Shute, head of the Mindfulness and Compassion program at LinkedIn, offers a practical and easy approach to meditation, including simple, short exercises that you can build into a regular practice—even in the minutes before a meeting.
Mindshift CBT Free evidence based mental health relief
Calm App – Meditation and Sleep App for sleep, meditation, and relaxation.
Essential Self-Care and Resilience Wilfred Laurier University if offering a free, special edition module to help support your positive mental well-being.

Relaxation Courses


Loyola University Counselling Center put together an interactive tool, that features videos, soothing visuals, and music.
Sleep, Anxiety, and Stress App The world’s largest FREE library of more than 30k guided meditations, 5k teachers and the world’s most loved meditation.

E- Learning – Health at Work

Centre for Occupational Health and Safety – To help support workplaces during COVID-19 pandemic, CCOHS has made these online products and resources free of charge

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs): Awareness
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs): Prevention
Office Ergonomics