Stress Relief Video Series
Mental Health Video Library
Anxiety and Stress Relief Video Series
Funding for the mental health video library was graciously supported by One Wish Grants, a program presented by the CHOC Foundation and its Board of Directors.
This video library is also available en Español.
Belly Breathing/Diaphragmatic Breathing
In this video, you will learn about a relaxation skill called Belly Breathing, or Diaphragmatic Breathing. This is a good skill to use when it seems like anxiety is getting the best of you, like if you’re thinking about something that makes you so nervous you almost can’t breathe.
The following video will demonstrate getting active. You can get active when you are bored, nervous or angry to help even out your mood and get back to the things you enjoy.
The following video will demonstrate the benefits of giving thanks. You can give thanks when you are feeling stressed, frustrated or sad, because it will help you focus on the positive things in your life.
In this video, you will learn about a relaxation strategy called guided imagery. In guided imagery, we get to use our imaginations to focus on our senses and change the way we think and feel.
The following video will discuss journaling as a coping skill. Journaling is a great way to relieve stress, learn more about yourself, process strong emotions and solve problems.
The following video will demonstrate the technique known as muscle relaxation. Muscle relaxation can be used when you are feeling nervous, stressed, angry or upset.
Pay It Forward
The following video will demonstrate the technique known as Pay It Forward. When you act in kind or helpful ways (pay it forward), you may find that you feel happier, yourself!