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Finals by Alden

  • University Libraries has created a guide to help students adjust to remote learning. It includes information on Online Learning and Staying Mindful while studying at a distance. 
  • Bobcat Well-Being from campus recreation includes tips and resources, and even well-being webinars to help you be well and manage stress – even from home!
  • Counseling and Psychological Services offers information on Self-Care, links to Self-Help Apps and Guided Meditations.
  • ASMR for your eyes: “Take a break from the studying and rest your eyes, take a big deep breath, and let your body sink into your chair” Watch a relaxing ASMR video: Space , Art, or Fractal. What is ASMR? a feeling of well-being combined with a tingling sensation in the scalp and down the back of the neck in response to a specific gentle stimulus, often a particular sound. 
  • 5 minute start: Start your day with a 5 minute meditation session!  
  • Office Break Yoga: Step away from your computer and follow a 14 minute yoga session to stretch out your back!   
  • Create a relaxing Desktop Picture: Want to make cool generative art to relax your eyes, try Silk!  
  • Virtual Petting Zoo! We know how much you love visiting with therapy animals during finals, so we would like to share our staff’s pets with you! Follow us on Instagram @AldenLibrary to meet our staff’s furry (and not so furry) friends. We hope you will share your pets with us too, just tag us or use #FinalsByAlden. 
  • The Campus Involvement Center has put together a great virtual involvement page with links to games, arts & crafts, and remote events. Be sure to check it out!