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Take a Break


These fun and relaxing videos are perfect for your quick study break. Taking regular breaks when studying improves focus, productivity, and creativity. Watching videos makes for a fun break, but there are other great ways to take a break including going for a walk, eating lunch or a healthy snack, and meditating (try our mindfulness and meditation videos!).

Nature and Music
Bird Songs on a Lake - 3 mins
Nature Scenes with Music - 5 mins
Patagonia Lakes - 3 mins
Mindfulness and Meditation
4-7-8 Breathing Technique - 3 mins
Engaging Senses Meditation - 5 mins
Mindful Breathing Exercise - 2 mins
Study Break Stretches
Chair Yoga for Focus - 6 mins
Routine Yoga for Stress Relief - 5 mins
Shoulder and Neck Release - 5 mins
Learn Something New
How to Combat Imposter Syndrome - 4 mins
How Do You Know You're Full? - 4 mins
How Stress Affects Your Body - 4 mins
Cooking Demos
Low-cost Meal Prep - 5 mins
Easy After Class Snacks - 4 mins
Dorm-Friendly Microwave Meals - 5 mins
Cute Animals
Baby Giraffes - 4 mins
Funny Cats, Dogs, and Birds - 10 mins
Golden Retriever Puppies - 3 mins