Quarantine Fun & Resources: COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 quarantine, many organizations are offering special services to help people stay well and connected to the outside world. One of our therapists here at Optimum Joy thought it would be a great idea to categorize what we have found and label it good ol’ Quarantine Fun. Not sure where and how COVID-19 has impacted your life, but hope these resources serve to brighten your stay-at-home days! We’ll try to keep updating this list as more resources come to our knowledge. Be well!


Free Virtual Tours


Live Feed from Zoos & Aquariums 


Music: Concerts, Classes, Opera


Free Classes


Helpful Apps

  • Gottman Card Deck : helping couples explore and build relationship
  • Lasting App : 5 sessions/courses free to help couples develop relationship according to love science
  • Calm App : Free Trial
  • Headspace : Free Trail
  • Abide : Not free, Christian worldview specific content




Instagram Accounts 


Outer Space : We didn’t know it could be its own category! Pleasantly surprised. 


Financial Resources


Play for Parents & Kids 


Books Optimum Joy therapist are currently reading (Not free sadly)

  • “The Art of Loving” – Eric Fromm
  • “The Common Rule: – Justin Earley
  • “Anatomy of the Soul” – Curt Thompson, M.D.
  • “The Soul of Shame” – Curt Thompson, M.D.
  • The Book of Life, On Confinement” – The School of Life – FREE


Podcasts Optimum Joy therapist are currently listening to

Written by therapist Clair Miller

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