Tuesday, November 17 - Surf Your Stress Week

Ever felt stressed while laughing out loud? Today you will experience the intensely relaxing effect of laughter yoga.

Call it a day: how to switch off work

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Thijs Launspach is a psychologist specializing in burnouts in young people. He wrote the book 'Fokking Druk' ("Effing busy") and recently 'Werk kan uit' (Work has an off-switch). Sounds good, right? But how do you do that in a 12 m2 student room? How do you structure your life and stay motivated?

COVID-19 turned our world upside down this year. Lecture halls were moved to Brightspace and our social life went down a notch or two. For some people FOMO turned into JOMO, others see the walls closing in on them.

In tonight’s master class, Thijs presents you 10 ways to study effectively at home while keeping an eye on your mental health.

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And there is more: Check out the full day program below.

Overview activities Tuesday, November 17

Laughter yoga

Have you ever felt stressed while laughing out loud? Laughter makes your muscles relax, your blood pressure drops and, endorphins are released into your blood. Laughter reduces stress and stimulates the body's immune system. And, above all, it's fun to do, so join in and ROFL.

For whom? Students
When? 13:00 - 13:30
Where? Online
By whom? Saskia van Velzen, de Lachwinkel

Active online workshop – The power of breathing

Breathing, it seems so easy. Your body does it for you, all day and night. But did you know that it is one of the most powerful tools for a healthy body and a peaceful mind? In this active online workshop, you will find out how posture and breathing are interconnected, and how breathing consciously lowers your stress level in both body and mind.

So wear comfortable clothes, grab your water bottle, and breathe away that stress.

Get inspired, sit less, and feel better!

For whom? Students
When? 19:45 - 20:30
Where? Online (collab with SWU Thymos)
By whom? Ester Klein Hesselink (SC De Bongerd)

Active online workshop – The power of breathing

For whom? Students
When? 20:40 - 21:10
Where? Online (collab with SWU Thymos)
By whom? Ester Klein Hesselink (SC De Bongerd)

Walking meditation

You don't have to sit on the floor to meditate. Go outside, breathe fresh air, and bring your body and mind in sync with exercises from outdoor lifecoach Yvonne.

For whom? Students
When? Podcast - Choose your own time
Where? Forest or park of your choice
By whom? Yvonne Haenen

Call it a day: how to switch off work

COVID 19 turned our world upside down this year. Lecture halls were moved to Brigthspace and our social life went down a notch or two.

Thijs Launspach is a psychologist specializing in burnout in young people. He wrote the book 'Fokking Druk' ("Effing busy") and recently 'Werk kan uit' (Work has an off switch). Sounds good, but how do you do that in a 12 m2 student room. And, how do you prevent the walls from closing in on you?

In his master class, Thijs gives you 10 ways to study effectively at home and keep an eye on your mental health.

For whom? Students
When? 19:30 - 21:00
Where? Online
By whom? Thijs Launspach