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

Binge drinking in pregnancy can affect mental health and school results for the child
Maternal binge pattern drinking (during pregnancy) associated with slightly higher levels of hyperactivity and inattention, and a negative effect on school examination result
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:56:34 CDT

Intellect: Nature or nurture? It is all about the message
Telling people that hard work trumps genes causes instant changes in the brain and may make them more willing to strive for success
Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:42:03 CDT

Physically fit kids have beefier brain white matter than their less-fit peers
9- and 10-year-olds who are more aerobically fit show more fibrous and compact white-matter brain tracts -- as well as greater brain volumes in gray-matter brain regions important for memory and learn...
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:02:48 CDT

Other health news & studies
from naturalhealthcare.ca

Antibiotic stewardship programs reduce costs, improve outcomes
Antibiotic stewardship: Administering correct doses only when really needed limits side-effects, selection of super bugs, and risk of infection to new patients admitted to hospitals
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:28:04 CDT

Maternal responses to baby crying: Benefiting from and getting over childhood experiences
Mothers whose own childhood experiences with caregivers were positive and those who have come to terms with negative experiences are more infant-oriented
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:27:52 CDT

Smartphones may aid in dietary self-monitoring
Apps could help users reliably track dietary data, reports new study
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:00:02 CDT

Fish and fatty acid consumption associated with lower risk of hearing loss in women
Fish and fatty acids study provides insights to possibly prevent or delay acquired hearing loss -- at least in women
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:29:46 CDT

Researchers find role for working memory in cognitive reserve
Results suggest that interventions targeted at working memory in people with MS may help build cognitive reserve
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:22:55 CDT

Curb sitting time to protect aging DNA and possibly extend lifespan
Less time spent seated linked to lengthening of telomeres which cap chromosomes in cells
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:51:26 CDT

more health news

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