Logo: Youth Wellness Network Break Zone

The Break Zone: Shifting Paradigms Around Student Life

We want to help students decrease the stress, anxiety, and pressure associated with student life! We do this by helping shift the paradigms, perceptions, and beliefs associated with being a student.

Whether it's during exams or throughout the school year, you can bring the Break Zone to your school to help positively change life and study habits. This program can help:

  • Reduce Stress, Pressure and Anxiety
  • Increase Energy
  • Increase Awareness
  • Feel More Relaxed
  • Study Effectively and Efficiently
  • Build Resiliency
  • Feel Happier
  • Retain more information when studying
  • Get better grades!

What is the Break Zone?

The Break Zone consists of different themed stations that provide students with various different practices, modalities and methods to mitigating stress, anxiety and pressure associated with exams and studying for them.

Each "Zone" runs 20 minute sessions twice per hour (on the hour and half hour). Most Zones are geared to work with a small group, but some are one-on-one. The Break Zone as a whole has something for everyone as the different themes are geared to appeal the diverse needs of the student body.

We base this program on the scientific research that says the human brain requires a 15-20 minute break every 45-60 minutes in order to operate at full capacity. When students study for many hours at a time without taking a proper break, they actually increase their stress levels and decrease their ability to retain the information.

We've created this Break Zone so students can take a break and emotionally, mentally, and physically recharge and rejuvenate, allowing them to study more effectively, retain more information and feel much more relaxed and happy during this time of studying.

Why would students want to participate in the Break Zone:

Do you often feel like your whole future rests on how you do on your next exam? Do you worry about never having enough time to learn all the information that you need to? Are you feeling overwhelmed by having way too much to learn all at the same time? These are just some of the concerns that students typically feel during this time of year. It is not easy to study for multiple topics at the same time without getting stressed, worried, or overwhelmed!

Logo: Youth Wellness Network

No need to worry anymore, because the Youth Wellness Network has your back! We know that this time of year can be crazy, and often times you don’t know where to go to get help! With our Break Zone, you can come take a break from all that is stressing you out and rejuvenate and re-inspire yourself physically, emotionally and mentally!

| Share: | more
Sign up for our newsletter
* indicates required field





news from naturalhealthcare.ca

Defects in fatty acid transport proteins linked to schizophrenia and autism
Fatty acid binding proteins (FABPs), a component of lipid metabolism, are genetically linked to schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in humans
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:31:02 EDT

Sleep education program spurs preschoolers to snooze 30 minutes longer at night
Early interventions among Head Start preschool families improve sleep behaviors for kids, parents -- repeated exposure or reminders may be necessary
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:01:19 EDT

Better visualizing of fitness-app data helps discover trends, reach goals
Is the health-related data smart phones collect actually useful? Yes, if better visualization tools help show your trends
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:48:13 EDT

Other health news & studies
from naturalhealthcare.ca

In alcohol abusers, fish oil may reduce risk of neurodegeneration and ensuing dementia
In brain cells exposed to high levels of alcohol, a fish oil compound protected against inflammation and neuronal cell death
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:22:58 EDT

Weight management program also reduces depression among obese black women
After 12 months, just 11% of weight-gain prevention intervention participants (low-income black women) said they were still depressed, compared to 19% receiving usual care
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:29:27 EDT

Replacing coal and oil with natural gas will not help fight global warming
Emissions of carbon dioxide are less from natural gas than from coal and oil, but the methane emissions are far greater
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:05:16 EDT

Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in the liver, new study says
Scientists made important strides through probiotic in the fight against the Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases, which is closely related to obesity and diabetes
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:44:23 EDT

How does L-carnitine maintain the normal structure of sciatic nerve in crush injury?
Intragastric administration L-carnitine for 30 days rendered axon area and diameter, myelin sheath area and diameter, and density of the myelinated axons of injured sciatic nerve similar to normal
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:04:43 EDT

Older adults who walk out of necessity are at highest risk for outdoor falls
Older adults have two times the risk of falling while walking out of necessity than walking for recreation, and four times greater risk of injury from a fall on a sidewalk than in a recreational area
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:17:16 EDT

more health news

Content copyright Youth Wellness Network © 2010. All rights reserved.