TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF
With all the hope we have for the future of Iran, the process of change is a lengthy and distressing path. It is paramount, thus, to stay strong both mentally and physically while trying to take part in the success of the revolution. Here you can find a selection of resources we thought might be helpful for improving mental and physical health during this stressful time.
Headspace: Mindful Meditation
Through science-backed meditation and mindfulness tools, Headspace helps you create life-changing habits to support your mental health and find a healthier, happier you. This app can help you meditate and experience less stress, better sleep and improve overall health.
Insight Timer - Meditation App
Insight timer is a free medication app that provides guided meditations, sleep music tracks and talks led by the top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers from Stanford, Harvard, the University of Oxford and music tracks from world-renowned artists. Insight Timer can help you calm the mind, reduce anxiety, and manage stress.
Because the hum of white noise is a pleasing sound for many people, it can help to induce a more relaxed state. By blocking out other sounds, white noise makes it easier to shut out the rest of the world and focus, as is necessary for practices like meditation that can aid sleep and reduce stress. Here are some YouTube videos:
Here is a gathered database of university counseling centers that are available to provide aid and support during this difficult time. If you do not find your university counseling center in this database, please help us to complete this database by adding the information of your university counseling center. You can add the information using this link.