Housing Happenings Issue Six (Spring 2019) - Page 4

ways to destress during midterms It is important to find time to care for yourself by eating well, resting, and having fun throughout these stressful times. Here are some tips to help you out Blast your favorite playlist and dance! Research suggests that dancing improves your psychological well being and boosts self-esteem! Hit the gym or take a yoga class. Exercise in almost any form is a great stress reliever that will help improve your mood and clear your head Do something that will make you laugh uncontrollably. When you laugh, it allows your body to “cool down” causing you to feel relaxed! Watch your favorite movie or show. Take some time to chill and let yourself relax! It’s a great way to reduce stress and improve concentration Treat yourself. Pamper away the stress! Take some time and enjoy some “me” time in order to destress Drown your stress with a friend’s night in. It’s never wrong to hang out with your friends. They are going to be there to always to make you feel reassured that everything will be okay.