Yoga: Kick off Study Breaks with a free one hour yoga class with instructor Talya Briana in Shouse 318 at 12 pm on Monday 12/2. Bring your own mat!
National Cookie Day: Fuel up for the final stretch with cookies in the Bellack Library for National Cookie Day on 12/4 starting at 12 pm.
Nap Nook: Stop by the Bellack Library Offices on the 4th floor of B38 from 9 am to 5pm weekdays starting 12/5 through 12/13 and take a nap in our cozy nap nook.
Art Therapy and Games: Find puzzles, coloring, crafts, games and more starting 12/5 through 12/14 in the Bellack Library + Study Commons (B38), The Student and Alumni Center (B39), 2CW and the Shouse 4th floor study lounge.
Therapy Dogs and SAP: Find the therapy dogs and representatives from the SAP in the Shouse lobby from 11 am to 2 pm on 12/9 and 12/10
Free Snacks: Visit the Student and Alumni Center, 2CW, Shouse 4th floor and/or the Bellack Library + Study Commons on 12/9 and 12/11 for more free snacks.
LOCATIONS: Library, Student and Alumni Center, 2CW, & Shouse 4th floor
Creative activities like writing and drawing can boost energy, clear your mind and boost your mood -- even if you aren't artistic. Sure, it may seem juvenile to color but, if it works, why not?
Don't believe us? Here are some articles to back it up:
"Wondering how to calm down in the midst of overwhelming deadlines? Grab a pencil. The rhythmic and repetitive motion of drawing helps synchronize hand and eye, body and mind, and can be used to elicit what Harvard cardiologist, Herbert Benson, has identified as the relaxation response."
B.Y.O.B. Nap Nook
(Bring Your Own Blanket Nap Nook)
Each study break, The Library creates a cozy nap nook for students to use during the day. If you are tired or you just find yourself needing a quiet moment, come up the Library Offices (across from the kitchenette and up the small staircase) and follow the sleeping cat signs to find it!
The hours of Nap Nook availability are typically 9am - 5pm.
What we provide in the Nap Nook:
Chill Out in the Nap Nook with our Meditation Resources
Maybe you don't need a nap. Maybe you need the Nap Nook to just chill out. Here are some great meditation resources to help you relax. Bring your headphones and phone and meditate away!
Stop, Breathe, & Think iOS