Toolbox of Resources

Student Stress & Anxiety in College and Beyond
Stress Busters-Practical Ways to Reduce Stress
Relieve The Pressure of Stress
Breathing Techniques
Alternate Breathing
How To Take A Deep Breath (pdf and flow chart)
Everything Is Awful and I’m Not Okay
Techniques to Manage Your Body’s Stress Response
Three (3) Ways to Be Mindful
TED Talk: How To Make Stress Your Friend. In Psychologist Kelly McGonigal’s talk, she discusses the idea of seeing stress as positive, and introduces the idea of how you think and how you act can change the way you see stress and change your overall health
Worksheet: Stress Management

Healthy Relationships
Healthy Relationships
TEDx Talk: Is It Lust Or Is It Love? Dr. Terri Orbuch, Professor of Sociology at Oakland University, discusses signals to distinguish between lust and love.
How to Maintain Long-Term Friendships

Mindfulness Meditation
Guided Meditation: Connecting to the Calm Within
TED Talk: All It Takes Is 10 Minutes. Mindfulness expert, Andy Puddicombe, talks about the amazing positive outcomes that refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day can do for you.
Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Challenge
Poster: Mindfulness Meditation Practice
Use Your 5 Senses To Calm Down In 5 Minutes

Mental Health
TED Talk: Why We All Need To Practice Emotional First Aid. Psychologist, Guy Winch, talks about why we seek professional health for our bodies, but not our minds.
Website: Feeling Better Now
Website: Psychcentral–Resources and articles with information about mental health conditions and screening quizzes.
Life Journal: An interactive place to journal your feelings

Body Image/Self-Esteem
TED Talk: Enough With The Fear of Fat: Kelli Jean Drinkwater confronts the fear of fat and how society is obsessed with body image with her TedTalk
TED Talk: Why Thinking You’re Ugly Is Bad For You: Meaghan Ramsey of the Dove Self-Esteem Project talks about the negative implications of low body image and self-esteem
Fall In Love with Yourself
10 Will Powers For Improving Body Image