This Article Is Guaranteed To Relieve Stress
Start writing a post
Student Life

This Article Is Guaranteed To Relieve Stress

A list of the ten best gifs to calm down and relax.

40
This Article Is Guaranteed To Relieve Stress

With finals right around the corner, it is a busy and stressful time for all of us. Finishing up those last projects, papers and take home quizzes really can take a toll on your mental and physical health. Sometimes you just need to sit back and take a deep breath. I have brought together a list of the most relaxing and calming GIFs that I could find. Yes, your grades are important but remember that your health is also important, so take some time for yourself every now and then.

1. This first one is a personal favorite of mine. If you feel your anxiety coming on, just breathe in sync with the GIF.

2. The ball does the transition so smoothly.

3. This little fella is pretty calming to just watch.

4. This one is a reminder to appreciate the small things like the cup of coffee you have in the mornings.

5. Who doesn't love the ocean?

6. Watching the rain fall is a great thing to do.

7. I like the perspective on this one.

8. This has the most subtle movement to it, and that drags you in.

9. I just really like watching the rain fall down the glass.

10. Last but not least, the calming cat. This GIF is the best. Just watch it go back and forth and soon your breathing will slow and you will become calm.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less
Featured

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

72246
houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee
nappy.co

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

133968
college students waiting in a long line in the hallway
StableDiffusion

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments