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Virtual Stress Relief: Welcome

Your Virtual Destination for Stress Relief


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Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,

The Dwight Marvin Library may not have a De-Stress Fest this year, but the library wanted to share some stress relieving activities and resources with you as we approach the end of the semester. We hope that this guide can brighten your day, focus your mind, and strengthen your spirit. And if/when you have a question about how to cite an article, or how to find the perfect book for an assignment. You can always Ask a Librarian.

Wishing you health and well-being,

The Dwight Marvin Library

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Quotes to Inspire

Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.
– Randy Pausch, author of The Last Lecture

The hallmark of successful people is that they are always stretching themselves to learn new things.
– Carol S. Dweck

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
– Dolly Parton

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
– Langston Hughes, poet, novelist, playwright

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), first female Prime Minister of India

Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.
– Maya Angelou, poet, author and civil rights activist

Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light.
– Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), Artist

It always seems impossible until it is done.
– Nelson Mandela, 1918 – 2013, South African anti-apartheid leader

Pick Your Stress Relief Sanctuary

Stress Relief Sanctuaries:
Netflix, Cereal, Memes, Walks: 10 votes (24.39%)
FaceTime, Cup of Tea, Banana Bread, Yoga: 11 votes (26.83%)
TikTok, Coffee, Online Shopping, Sweat Pants: 8 votes (19.51%)
Books, Group Chats, Weighted Blankets, Scented Candles: 12 votes (29.27%)
Total Votes: 41


This guide is based on and inspired by SUNY Fredonia's Virtual Care Package and University at Buffalo's Virtual Stress Relief guides. Special thanks to their awesome librarians for sharing ideas, resources, and much needed virtual R&R.