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Well-Being Resources

During this time, we're commited to providing our students, faculty, and staff with resources to maintain your physical and mental well-being. Check out the National Jurist’s “The Coronavirus Survival Guide”, and explore the categories below for more resources.

Intellectual

Remote Study Tips
The ABA has compiled a set of articles for students with helpful tips on how to stay engaged and learn effectively in remote classes.

Self-Regulation: How to Get Stuff Done While Learning Remotely
Created by a University of Richmond Professor. Three-part video series.

Managing Motivation
Developed by Roger "Mac" Mancastroppa of the University of Richmond Academic Skills Center, this video is a public service announcement to guide viewers in developing motivation.

Spiritual

Contemplative Practice with Professor Corts
Join Professor Christopher Corts every Wednesday from 12-12:45 p.m. via Zoom for practices and discussions designed to facilitate calm centeredness and explore meaning, purpose, and values.

Introduction to Meditation
Roger "Mac" Mancastroppa of the University of Richmond Academic Skills Center helps students cultivate focus, concentration, and relaxation in this video.

Mindfulness Videos

Online Faith Collective
Online digest of faith communities holding virtual services and gatherings. 

Guided Meditations
Guided meditations available on-demand from Therapy Assisted Online (TAO).

Physical

30-Minute No-Equipment Zoom Workouts with Dean Sklut
Join Dean Alex Sklut every Monday from 3:30-4 p.m. and every Friday from 11-11:30 a.m. via Zoom for a 30-minute, no-equipment, full-body workout.

Roundup of the Best At-Home Workout Options
Check out CNet’s digest of the best workout apps, videos, and equipment.

Tips on Food Safety and Nutrition During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Review comprehensive information from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on food safety, nutrition, and tips for food delivery and takeout.

Playlist of Yoga for Uncertain Times
A collection of practices assembled for support in times of uncertainty.

Sleep Hygiene
The University of Richmond Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Intern, Maddy Chao, interviews Head Swim and Dive Coach, Matt Barany, about sleep hygiene and the importance of sleep for overall health and well-being.

Social

Best Apps to Stay Socially Connected
People Magazine’s article on best apps to use to stay socially connected.

Improving Relationships Well-Being Seminar | Handout
The Improving Relationships Seminar, privded by the University of Richmond Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), teaches viewers how to build and strengthen relationships, deal with conflict, ask for what they want, and say no respectfully.

Stay connected with the University of Richmond through social media.

Emotional

University of Richmond Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
CAPS is continuing to see students remotely who are currenting in Virginia, and is offering daily seminars online.

Calming Emotions Well-Being Seminar | Handout
The Calming Emotions Well-Being Seminar, provided by CAPS, covers how to best regulate emotional experiences and some practical skills that can be applied.

Self-Care Well-Being Seminar
The Self-Care Well-Being Seminar, provided by CAPS, covers strategies for taking care of ourselves in general, but especially during this time of uncertainty and heightened anxiety and stress.

Managing Stress Well-Being Seminar  | Handout
The Managing Stress Seminar, provided by CAPS, will teaches viewers how to best respond when they are feeling distressed or in a stressful situation and provides some practical skills that can be applied to respond more effectively.

CDC Information on Stress and Coping during the COVID-19 Outbreak
The CDC provides information on coping with the stress brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak, including specific guidance for parents and caregivers.

Lawyer Assistance Programs
Lawyer Assistance Programs exist in every state and are available to lawyers and law students. These programs offer free mental health services and most are operating remotely.

Online Recovery Communities

How to Protect Your Mental Health During Quarantine

National Eating Disorder Association and Hotline
Information and resources for those struggling with disordered eating and for those looking to support others struggling with disordered eating.

Warm and Hot Lines Information
Contact numbers for those in crisis, and for those who just need someone to talk to.

 

Occupational

3 Part Self-Regulation at Home While Engaging in Online Learning
Dr. Laura Knouse at the University of Richmond guides viewers in building habits that will help better set and accomplish goals while learning and working remotely.

Resources for Working Remotely
Tips on how to stay healthy and productive while working from home.

Networking During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Tips on how to network remotely through LinkedIn.

Time Management
Roger "Mac" Mancastroppa of the University of Richmond Academic Skills Center provides an introduction to Time and Self Management for students.

Questions or Feedback?

Have a resource to share? Contact Dean Alex Sklut, Associate Dean of Students: 
asklut@richmond.edu