Stress Relief Resources
Feeling stressed out by Summer classes, or feeling stressed out in general? Below, the PSYC Advising Team has gathered some of our favorite virtual stress-relief resources! Simply click on each heading to access the associated resource.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s webcams allow you access to a live feed of several different exhibits with calming music in the background. There are ten different feeds to choose from, all showcasing different animals housed in the aquarium.
NPR has created a six-hour playlist of soothing music which can be easily streamed using Spotify or Apple Music. If you do not have access to Spotify or Apple Music, check out this playlist from YouTube instead.
The Monday Mandala website contains hundreds of printable mandala coloring pages. Choose one you like, download the file, print, and start coloring!
UCLA Health has created a library of virtual guided meditations. The meditations range in length from three minutes to nineteen minutes, and are also available in several languages.
Jigsaw Explorer allows you to choose from and complete hundreds of virtual jigsaw puzzles, with new options added every morning. These puzzles are a great way to relive stress, and don’t come with the mess that a regular puzzle does.
Do Nothing for 2 Minutes is a website that sets a timer for two minutes when you open their page, while also playing relaxing ocean sounds. If you touch your keyboard or mouse, the timer will reset to make sure you have at least two minutes of rest.