stress management

Stress Management

CORONAVIRUS “KEEP CALM AND STAY STRONG” TOOLKIT

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted all of us in significant ways. It is natural that the current ambiguities, the alarming stories on the news, and the changes to how and where we conduct our work or studies may lead to confusion and feelings of stress, tension, and even anxiety.

The Department of Psychology and the Center for Student Well-beinghave developed a collection of resources that can help us weather this storm.

Emotional Health and Preventing Stress 
Relaxation and Meditation
Managing Stress, Anxiety and Depression
Social Distancing or in Quarantine
Resources for Parents
Other Resources
Contact Information

Contact Information

For Students

Center for Student Well-being
Complete the form by clicking here
studentwellbeing@aucegypt.edu 

For Faculty and Staff

Psychological Counseling Services and Training Center
t
 012.02770301
psychcounseling@aucegypt.edu

Office of Medical Services
medicalserv@aucegypt.edu

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Promoting Well-Being In and Out of the Classroom

When AUC went fully online almost 18 months ago, Hanan Kholoussy, associate professor of history, panicked. After teaching face-to-face classes at AUC for more than a decade, she was unsure if she could quickly master the new technology and, more importantly, maintain a connection with her students. Little did she know, this sudden change would propel her to discover new things about herself, her students and the importance of well-being.

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Relaxation and Meditation Strategies

Relaxation and meditation techniques have been shown to help people feel less stressed, focus better, and sleep better. A simple approach is to take a deep breath while counting slowly to four, hold your breath for four seconds, then release the air slowly through your mouth. Do this four times. There are many resources and apps for learning diverse relaxation and meditation techniques.

Download Apps

breathe2relax

Breathe2relax Relaxation and Stress Management, IOSAndroid

breathingapp

The Breathing App, IOSAndroid

Managing Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Download Apps

samapp anxiety moodfit

SAM: Self Help for Anxiety Management 

IOS
Android

What’s Up for anxiety, depression, stress, and more

IOS
Android

Mood Fit to improve mood and reduce stress, anxiety, depression

IOS
Android

 

sanvello mindshift panicrelief

Sanvello for stress, anxiety, depression

IOS
Android

Mind Shift (for teens and young adults) for anxiety

IOS
Android

Panic Relief to reduce anxiety and panic attacks

IOS
Android

 

Social Distancing or in Quarantine

For Parents

Talking with Children and Enhancing their Resilience to Stress

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Guide for helping families cope with coronavirus, including identifying and addressing child and teen reactions, published by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

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Other Resources

Center for Student Well-being
Complete the form by clicking here
studentwellbeing@aucegypt.edu 

Psychological Counseling Services and Training Center
t
 012.02770301
psychcounseling@aucegypt.edu

Office of Medical Services
medicalserv@aucegypt.edu