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Take a Break

Looking for virtual ways to take a break or connect with friends during COVID-19? Check out our Virtual Recreation page for resources and virtual activities.


During stressful times, it's especially important to take good care of yourself and your community. These fun and relaxing videos are perfect for a quick break. And there are lots of other great ways to take a break, including going for a walk, eating good food, and meditating -- try our mindfulness and meditation videos!

Nature and Music
Moonlight Sonata - 6 mins
4K Nature Relaxing Views & Nature Sounds - 2mins
Calming Water Sounds - 5 mins
Mindfulness and Meditation
Self-love Meditation - 5 mins
Morning Meditation for Positivity - 5 mins
Gratitude Meditation - 5 mins
Study Break Stretches
Legs up the Wall Pose - 6 mins
Study Break Stretches - 3mins
Quick Stress Fix - 5 mins
Learn Something New
What would happen if you didn't sleep? - 4 mins
How to Spot a Pyramid Scheme - 5 mins
How does your body know you’re full? - 4 mins
Cooking Demos
4 Easy Meals To Make - 3 mins
Portable Breakfasts - 3 mins
High-Protein Vegan Dinners - 4 mins
Cute Animals
Dog vs. Shark - 1 min
Kittens and a Tiny Chicken - 3 mins
The Tiniest Tiger- 4 mins