Best Apps & Good tips
Technology can be useful during these long days. Here is a selection of our best apps and why we can’t live without them during quarantine. The best apps to download during self-isolation are the ones that will keep your mind, body and spirit healthy.
MY SWISS FOOD PYRAMID
"MySwissFoodPyramid" is created by Swiss federal council. starting from a food journal updated daily with the help of a virtual guide, you can build your own food pyramid to achieve a balanced, varied and healthy nutrition.
Audible is the world’s largest producer and provider of spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, enriching the lives of our millions of listeners every day. With our customer-centric approach to technological innovation and superior programming, Audible has reinvented a media category, and is the driving force behind today’s audio entertainment revolution.
Houseparty Is The App You Need To Stay Connected With Friends 24/7 During Social Distancing.
If you're finding yourself missing banter with friends & wish you could give them all a BIG VIRTUAL HUG, then you need to download the app taking the world by storm right now: Houseparty.
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars.
Sharing is caring
SHARING IS CARING
On to neighborhood help: Bring buyers for buyers
As a customer, older people, people with previous illnesses, people in quarantine or self-isolation can make a purchase on this page. Third parties may use the offer to support those affected. Bringers are healthy people who want to provide neighborhood help. Registration as a bringer works via the AMIGOS bringer app. It is available free of charge in the app stores.
Draw Something is the coolest social drawing game around! Draw and Guess everything from doodles to perfect works of art with your family and friends! Play for free and experience fun like never before.
Pictures & Video
Splice is a free video editing app for iPhone, and iPad. The app is easy to use and lets users edit HD pictures and videos into a professional quality video that's great for sharing online. The app provides many features including transitions, trims, borders, sound effects, background music and voiceover.
Canva makes design amazingly simple (and fun)! Create stunning designs with your photos and videos—even if you’re not a design expert!
Whether you need an Instagram story, logo maker, or birthday invitation—create all these graphic design needs and more on Canva. Available on your iPhone, iPad, and computer so you can jump back into your design anytime, anywhere.
Perfect Video is a really easy to use and Full featured video/slideshow editing app. It lets you quickly Trim, Merge, Split, Reverse, Rotate, Mirror, Flip and Crop clips, add Subtitles, add Mosaic, add Watermark, Photos, and Text, pick Transitions, add Music and Recordings, and export your video clips.
Cheerz is photo printing, as efficient, and simple, as it comes - which in turn makes the satisfaction of receiving your item(s), or watching someone open their gift, that much better. We like to think of ourselves as the wizards of photo printing.
Yoga & meditation
Calm promises to help users sleep better, boost confidence and reduce stress and anxiety, all with the help of guided meditations, soothing music, and bedtime stories.
Beginner to advanced yogis will find hundreds of class plans and asanas on the Daily Yoga app. Step-by-step instructions guide you through every movement, and you’ll also learn how to safely master challenging poses like the full splits and shoulder stands. The app also includes more than 50 workout plans to help you get fit with yoga, a global community to stay motivated, and regularly updated content.
Smiling Mind offers hundreds of mindfulness activities for all ages. In addition to breathing meditations, the app has sensory exercises, like listening to music. There are programs for kids in different age groups, as well as for schools, workplaces, and sports. The app also keeps track of when kids meditate. Smiling Mind was created by a nonprofit with the mission of improving mental health in Australia. So the app uses voices with Australian accents. Since the app has so many options, your child may need your support to use it.
Yoga as fitness is the idea with Asana Rebel, which features a mix of yoga-inspired workouts to help you get in shape and improve strength, flexibility, and balance. Find workouts based on your personal goals and get ready to work.
MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS
Headspace Headspace is a startup with one simple goal: Make meditation accessible to everyone. It does this through a smartphone app full of "guided meditations" — audio sessions where one of the company's co-creators leads listeners on a journey of contemplation.
NIKE TRAINING CLUB
WORKOUT AND FITNESS
We may be stuck indoors, but that doesn't mean we can't be active. We can move, sweat, get stronger and thrive. It’s time to go all-in by working out with NTC live in your living room. Over the coming weeks, we’ll provide you with workouts, nutrition advice and expert help, so we can all come back from this stronger than ever. Join in with a community of living room athletes.
Free online museums visits
& Theatrical performance
Fondation Louis Vuitton
Le Louvre, Le musée d'Orsay
La Comédie Française
L'Opéra National de Paris
Metropolitan Opera, New York
Fnac offers a selection of 500 books to download for free.
Free Fashion classes
Free classes from IFM
Institut Français de la Mode
Escape Game from your couch!
An escape room, also known as an escape game, is a game in which a team of players cooperatively discover clues, solve puzzles, and accomplish tasks in one or more rooms in order to progress and accomplish a specific goal in a limited amount of time.
Best recipes for your online aperif parties
Grab your phone or laptop and enjoy some online aperitif parties: everyone makes their own cocktails and nibbles at home so you can delight in some digital post-work fun.
Local producers around you
A community that helps you find easily the shops and local producers around you.
Fruits & Vegetables
Looking for fresh and local fruits & vegetables delivered to your house while supporting local market gardener ?
Discover the participative list here for Suisse Romande (FR).