Thanksgiving break is approaching. Then, it’s time to write papers, give final presentations, and take exams. We know it’s a stressful time. We’re hoping that some of the resources below might provide you with a dose of calm during this busy period. Browse through the links and you’ll find articles, podcasts, books, and stress-reducing devices.

Stress Reduction/Mindfulness Online Resources

Stress Reduction/Mindfulness Apps

  • Insight Timer – The free version of this app includes thousands of guided meditations and talks.
  • Smiling Mind – Run by a non-profit, this free app gives you access to hundreds of meditations arranged into categories such as relationships, stress management, sleep meditations, and more.
  • Calm – Sign up for a free trial to check out Calm’s guided meditations, musical selections and nature sounds.
  • Ten Percent Happier – Like Calm, above, Ten Percent happier offers a free trial that gives you access to guided meditations and teachings led by renowned meditation instructors.

Recreation/Stress Relief Tools (Items from The Library of Things)

Our library of things includes a number of things that might help you de-stress a bit, including:

Books about Strategies for Dealing with Academic Stress/Anxiety

Please remember that you can always reach out to a librarian if you need help with your research. Feel free to book an appointment with us online or email