Mental Health Month
It’s the perfect time to remember that, while self-care can give your mental health a serious boost, it can also be fun. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be spotlighting ways to feel your best by tapping into your playful side, embracing joy, and finding meaningful connection.
Check back for new content every week this month!
1. Enter Your BRB Era
You’re never too old for recess. Take a break for fun.
Sound Bath with Melissa
Give your mind a bath (and a rest) with this 20-minute sound bath with Melissa Paulo.
Alternate Nose Breathing with Andrew
Reset and find balance with this short alternate nose breathing exercise with Andrew Abaria.
2. Phones, But Make Them Enjoyable
Use your phone to boost your mood.
Body Scroll with Courtney
Take a break from scrolling social media and connect with yourself through this guided body scan meditation. Download audio here
Connect through Convo Cards
Use these conversation cards to have fun and strengthen your support network. Play now at justpresspause.com/cards.
3. JUST JAM OUT
Sing. Dance. Groove. Move.
Just Dance with Mia
No experience required to get up and move with the music.
Moving Pilates Meditation with Drew
Use simple movement and stretching to connect with your body.
Yoga Flow for EVERY Body with Jessica
Have fun and get a little weird with this all levels yoga flow.
Explore by Intention
10-Minute Calming Meditation
Yoga and Meditation Teacher Danni Pomplun leads us through a 10-minute meditation to help us stay grounded and present.
A Self-Love Moment
Meditation and yoga teacher Kristen Hwang leads us through a 2 minute exercise to help us reconnect with ourselves and stay present.
Getting to know ourselves better builds confidence and authenticity. K Marie – co-founder of Brwn Girl talk – shares journaling prompts to help us connect with ourselves.
Writer and musician Rachel Kang shares an exercise to find inspiration and celebrate the good things in our lives.
Explore by Practice
Breathwork and yoga facilitator Jazmin Hicks leads us through a relaxing, restorative 10-minute active breathing exercise.
Seasonal Shake Out
Enjoy the mental health benefits of movement in this 15-minute dance party with body-positive fitness trainer Kanoa Greene.
Mindfulness and meditation teacher Neil D’Astolfo shares a relaxation practice to connect with ourselves and give our minds a rest.
Author and disability rights activist Keah Brown shares a self-affirmation review to boost self-worth and confidence.
Need Help Now?
If you or a friend are struggling and need to talk to someone, you are not alone. There are many free, confidential resources available 24/7.