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We all experience stress, both good and bad, especially in college. Consider doing this workshop before final exams to help your residents manage their stress!

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Reflect on what causes them stress and what stresses others at UNC
  2. Practice methods of relaxation and know other ways to help manage their stress


Laptop/projector, easel with notepad, markers, chosen activity materials


Gather relevant activity materials and print handouts


There is a PowerPoint presentation available that covers the basics of stress and tips for managing it that should take 15 – 20 minutes. The Tips to Manage Your Stress handouts go well with the presentation, or could be used on their own to facilitate a discussion about stress management. When the presentation or discussion is paired with an activity or two, the workshop should take 40 – 120 minutes, depending on your choice of activity. Don't forget to check out the Resources page for more info!


Please share your experience with the health programming guide with us by emailing We really value your feedback and will use the information to tailor the programming guide to your needs. Good, bad, or ugly, we want all of your comments! Thank you!

Activities Available:

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Meditation and Mindfulness