Feeling stressed? There's a lot going on. It's understandable. We all face everyday stressors and high emotions that make us want to pull our hair out. This De-stress Fest LibGuide will hopefully give you a little respite. Here you will find links to funny videos, meditations, games, great YouTube channels and more. Take a few minutes of your day to unwind.
Mindfulness is the practice of staying in the moment and focusing on your present self. It is to feel the world around you, be aware of your feelings, and be in tune with your senses without judgment.
Benefits of Mindfulness: Reduced stress, emotion regulation, decreased depression symptoms, lower blood pressure, increased focus, and enhanced spirituality.
To cultivate emotional resilience, start a mindfulness schedule:
Mindful breathing reduces stress. When we breathe mindfully, we focus on deepening our breath which reduces the stress-hormone cortisol and improves concentration.