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Finding Your Zone: Mental Health Resources : Grounding & Self-Care: Help From Drexel and Beyond

This guide aims to help you find your own brand of relaxation and mindfulness. It also includes links to trusted authorities that provide information about mental health and mental health initiatives. Compiled for students, faculty, and staff.

⚠️THIS GUIDE IS A WORK IN PROGRESS⚠️ Check back often.

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Get Moving to Boost Your Mood

CLICK HERE to launch the playlist in YouTube.

Articles, Tips & Tricks

These articles were compiled by staff at the Legal Research Center. If you want to learn about authoritative information sources you can follow, please visit the first tab under "Trusted Authority Hot Links." You'll also find several resources (plus an illustrated video) recommended by the Drexel Counseling Center.

 

 

Parenting Advice

Several different takes on facing anxiety, being kind to yourself, and creating a game plan: 

  1. How to Work From Home with Kids Around (the longest piece, broken down into age-specific advice from baby to teenager​)
  2. A Guide for Working (From Home) Parents
  3. 5 Tips to Balance Remote Working While Your Family is Also at Home
  4. Ease The Burden 

COVID-19 Be Well Starter Kit

Take advantage of this comprehensive resource compiled by the Kline School of Law. Click the link (you may need to request access once you do) and toggle over to the "Family Resources" folder.

Tasty, Low-Effort Meal Options☕

Whether you're in a time crunch or want to cook to relax, we hope you'll find some inspiration in this section. We've made an effort to find recipes that don't require too many ingredients and are affordable. However, you may need to modify some recipes based on what you have on hand, or to otherwise suit your needs. Happy cooking!

 Have a slow cooker or pressure cooker? Great! There are many budget-friendly recipes on the Web, and even free e-books. Such recipes are versatile, accommodating different taste buds and dietary needs. They're also great options for cooking in bulk. Our advice: If you find a great blogger, bookmark them. 

COVID-19 Be Well Starter Kit

Take advantage of this comprehensive resource compiled by the Kline School of Law. Click the link (you may need to request access once you do) and toggle over to the "Recipes" folder. This will give you access to:

  1. ​Recipes for those without dietary restrictions 
  2. ​Vegan recipes
  3. Vegetarian recipes
  4. Dairy-free and gluten-free recipes

 25 Sheet Pan Dinners

Cooking on one sheet pan is as easy as it comes, requiring minimal prep time and cleanup. This roundup is broken down by category: 

  1. Beef and pork
  2. ​Seafood and vegetarian 
  3. Chicken