Tagged: distractions

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Taking a Break

Though we’re constantly on our computers, sometimes we need to have a brief distraction from whatever task we’re currently focusing on, whether to jump start our motivation or calm any stress that the assignment...

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New Music Friday

Music can help us in many ways. As several posts here have discussed, it can be particularly helpful when it comes to calming anxiety, providing an escape, or even helping us feel justified in...

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Get the Most Out of Fall

Fall is a great time of year. I love being outside and not sweating profusely like I was this past summer. It is also a couple of months (depending on Mother Nature) of beautiful...

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Making Opening a New Tab an Activity

Realistically, we spend a lot of time on the internet. While part of that time is spent on the phone, we’re usually glued to our computers and laptops in some way. Whether that be...

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Listening to Ambient Noise

Sitting in silence can be mortifying, but sometimes, listening to music isn’t that much of a help either – even though it can improve how we feel, sometimes it’s too loud and distracting. White...

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Calm.com

The holidays can often be a (wonderfully) hectic and stressful time.  Therefore, in an effort to help others manage, we thought we would remind you about Calm.com. It’s a collection of relaxation and meditation tools, some...

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Disconnect

I know that I can speak for many when I say that social media can be distracting.  We have so many ways to access it, from phones to computers to tablets, and we often...

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Understanding Section 504

Do you ever feel like you’re struggling at school? Do you ever feel like your depression or anxiety gets in the way of your learning?  Maybe Section 504 can help. What is Section 504?...

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Into the Wild

Spending time with animals can have calming effects and give you a break from your busy schedule. Click here to watch live footage at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to relax! Choose from several different animals...