This Virtual Calming Room is a place for students, families and staff to find tools and strategies for managing emotions and feelings during this pandemic.
We are all navigating uncharted territory right now and many things are still unknown. During this time we want you to know that your feelings are valid, no matter what they are.
You might feel stressed, anxious, scared, confused, overwhelmed, angry, alone, or completely calm. You might feel many things throughout the days or all at once, and that is absolutely okay.
Your feelings are normal; the situation is not.
Below, find different modules to help students, parents, and teachers alike to manage their day.
*Disclaimer: The following links are purely for educational purposes and are not intended as psychological interventions or as a substitute for psychological treatment. If you are in need of psychological help you should seek the consultation of a licensed mental health professional.
Calming Sounds and Meditation
Science has proven that listening to calming music and sounds -- such as nature sounds and classical music--decreases a person's overall stress. Choose any of the following for a much needed mind rest. Check out our playlist for more.
Ancient Library - Crackling Fire, Rain, and Thunder
Epic Thunder & Rain
Campfire Ambience with Night Animals
Softest Beach Sounds
Weightless - Scientifically proven to be the most relaxing song.
Underwater Bubble Sounds
Disney Classical Piano
Nature Therapy: Relaxing Full Motion Forestry with Natural Sounds
Meditation is an ancient practice that helps relax your body and calm your mind. "During meditation, you focus your attention and eliminate the stream of jumbled thoughts that may be crowding your mind and causing stress. This process may result in enhanced physical and emotional well-being."
Guided Morning Scriptural Meditation
Guided Morning Meditation for Gratitude & Positivity
Let Go and Let God
15-minute Guided Meditation to Find Peace in Troubling Times
It's never good to sit at a desk for too long. Our brains and bodies need a break! So get up and shake some sillies out!
The Floss Dance
Bring it Down - Control your stressful energy
12-minute Yoga for Brains
Shake Your Sillies Out
Engaging in creative activities like coloring, puzzles, and brain teasers can help provide an outlet for release and a much-needed break.
Live Animal Cams
Take a moment to enjoy a fascinating look into the lives and habitats of various animals. Find more animal cams on our playlist!
Jellyfish Cam at Monterey Aquarium
Lone Pine Koala Train Cam