Self Help

Relaxation Techniques

Are you feeling ... Stressed? Anxious? Worried? Overwhelmed?

Most people experience stress or anxiety at some point in their life. Plus, adjusting to college, moving to a new place, or starting a new graduate program can all be triggers for stress and anxiety. There are many healthy ways to manage stress and anxiety. Here are some resources to get you started on your own:

Free Audio Downloads

Podcasts from the Mental Health Foundation - breathing techniques to help manage stress and prepare you for sleep, mindfulness, physical exercise, and ways to overcome fear and anxiety.

Deep Breathing and Relaxation Exercises from Dartmouth College - deep-guided relaxation techniques, mindfulness meditation, and progressive muscle relaxation.

Community Wellness Downloads from MIT - stress, mindfulness meditation, relaxation, and stress reduction.

Emotional Wisdom Seminars

If you'd like to learn more about managing anxious or depressed moods, you can attend our Emotional Wisdom Seminars. All students are welcome, and no pre-registration is required. Subjects covered include breathing and relaxation techniques, mindfulness, sleep management, managing anxiey and depression, medications, and self-care. More information here.