From Petting Zoo to Guided Meditation, Students Have Many Options for Beating Stress

May 7, 2012
playful sheep and goats at Wellesley

For students weighed down with papers to write and exams to prepare for, Wellesley offers a stress reliever for every temperament.

Stress Fighting Events

The petting zoo pictured was on campus last week, but more animal love in the form of dogs will be on campus Monday and Thursday this week. Read on for more events and activities.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Make Your Own Stressball
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Science Center

Study & Test Taking Tips with giveaways and snacks!
10:00 - 11:30 am | PLTC (3rd floor Clapp Library)

BHEs Dog Therapy
12:00 - 1:30 pm | Clapp Library
 2:00 - 3:30 pm | Clapp Library & Science Center

Guided Meditation
1:30 - 2:00 pm | Clapp 121

Feed Your Spirit: Bread Baking
2:00 pm | Lake House Kitchen

Latina Study Break with massage, crafts, and snacks!
2:00 - 4:00 pm | Multifaith Center

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

popcorn buffetMake Your Own Popcorn Snack
11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Tower Dining Hall

Knit for Peace (watch the video!)
12:30 - 2:00 pm | Multifaith Center

Stress Reduction Meditation
12:30 pm | Greenhouse

Make Your Own Stressball
2:00 - 4:00 pm | Leaky Beaker

Chair Massages
5:00 - 7:00 pm | Lulu

Walk the Labyrinth and snacks!
8:00 - 9:00 pm | Houghton Chapel

Moonlight Breakfast and Make Your Own Lavender Rice Socks
9:00 - 11:00 pm | Bates Dining Hall

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Make Your Own Popcorn Snack
11:30 am - 1:30 pm | BaePow Dining Hall

Guided Meditation
1:30 - 2:00 pm | Clapp 121

Rubber Duck Races
2:00 - 4:00 pm | Botanic Garden

Bubbles Break and Snacks
3:00 - 4:30 pm | Multifaith Center Lawn

Chair Massages
5:00 - 7:00 pm | Harambee House

Gaze at Our Universe
9:00 - 10:00 pm | Observatory (weather permitting)

Thursday, May 10, 2012

four students pat labrador retreiverMake Your Own Popcorn Snack
11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Bates Dining Hall

Guided Meditation
1:30 - 2:00 pm | Clapp 121

BHEs Dog Therapy
2:00 - 3:30 pm | Clapp Library

Yoga
4:30 pm | Multifaith Center

Chair Massages
5:00 - 7:00 pm | Science Center

Friday, May 11, 2012

Aromatherapy
11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Leaky Beaker

Make Your Own Stressball
2:00 - 4:00 pm | Leaky Beaker

These events are sponsored by the Health Service, Stone Center Counseling Service, Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, Office of Intercultural Education, Residential Life, WellesleyFresh, Wellesley College Botanic Gardens, PLTC, Clapp Library, Music Library, Active Minds, and Balance Health Educators.


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