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Wellbeing Resources

Academic Resources

ACADEMIC RESOURCESResourceDescription
Learning Skills Drop-InLearning Skills Services
Resources For SuccessLearning Skills Services
York University Library Research GuidesYork University Libraries
Off-Campus ComputingAccess anything anywhere
Toronto Public LibrariesFull range of virtual tools and services
LinkedIn LearningNot-for-credit online courses to develop variety of skills (i.e. photography, graphic design, business, etc.), free for all York University students and staff
STUDY RESOURCEResourceDescription
TheStrive StudiesYouTube channel where host offers to study alongside you with a countdown timer, reminding you to take breaks in between study sessions

Career and Finance

CAREER AND
FINANCE RESOURCES
ResourceDescription
Virtual Career LoungeYork University Career Centre
WallyFree, ad-free personal finance app

Staying Social

LIVE/VIDEO CHAT RESOURCESResourceDescription
TelePartyWatch shows and programs together and chat live with friends with this Google Chrome extension
ZoomShare screens and have online meetings with a large group of people
FUN ONLINE
ACTIVITIES
ResourceDescription
Playing CardsWebsite to play tabletop card games with friends
Skribbl.ioSimilar to Pictionary
iMessage Games / Game PigeonPlay games with friends via iMessage
Virtual ConcertsA frequently updated list of free livestream concerts and music performances
Google Arts & CultureExplore museums and heritage sites from all around the world via Google Maps

Wellbeing Resources

FITNESS &
WORKOUTS
ResourceDescription
BlogilatesFree HIIT, yoga, pilates, meal plans and diagrams
Core Power YogaFree one hour yoga classes
Union Yoga WellnessFree virtual yoga classes on Instagram Stories
30 Days of YogaFree, start here
Full Body Flexibility RoutineFree
30 Minute Cardio Dance WorkoutFree
No Equipment, Full Body WorkoutFree
Morning Bodyweight WorkoutFree
Bodyweight Upper Body WorkoutFree
Lower Body WorkoutFree
NUTRITION &
HEALTHY EATING
ResourceDescription
Budget BytesFree home recipes on budget-friendly meals
SnackNationTool to choose various healthy snacks depending on your diet goals
Bon App├ętitYouTube channel sharing simple at-home recipes
EMOTIONAL WELLBEING
- CAMPUS RESOURCES
ResourceDescription
Student Counselling, Health, & Well-beingYork University
Mental Health and Wellness at YorkStudent On-campus Resources
EMOTIONAL WELLBEING
- NON-CAMPUS RESOURCES
ResourceDescription
Good 2 TalkPost-secondary student helpline
Big White WallMental health support forum
Bounce Back OntarioMental health support service, both online and by phone
Calm.comGuided meditations, music, stories, and well-being tips
SPIRITUAL
WELLBEING
RESOURCES
ResourceDescription
My AffirmationsAndroid-only app that allows you to create your own affirmations and display them as widgets on your phone, get reminders and record your voice saying these affirmations
How to Practice Creating Positive AffirmationsA step-by-step guide that helps you practice creating positive affirmations for yourself and saying this aloud
ENVIRONMENTAL
WELLBEING
RESOURCE
ResourceDescription
4 Steps to Create a Study Space in Your RoomStep-by-step article that helps you create a healthy and functioning workspace and environment at home, with photos of workspace inspirations