Emotional Well-Being & Stress Management

We know that stress can take a toll. The good news is that meditation, yoga, and other stress-busters can help you calm your mind, boost your mood, and improve your overall sense of well-being.

Johns Hopkins EAP – Through Johns Hopkins Employee Assistance Program (JHEAP), JHU employees and their household family members have free 24/7 access to confidential counseling and referral services for help with stress at work or at home, emotional distress, a difficult life transition, or other challenges. You can reach JHEAP 24/7, 365 days a year, by phone at 888-978-1262 .

Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga Classesclick here for our current class offerings.

Calm App Premium Membership
JHU students, faculty, and staff have free access to the Calm app. The calm app provides meditation instruction, sleep assistance, videos on mindful movement and stretching, and relaxing music. You can use the calm app from your phone or desk top.  First create  an account at calm.com/jhu and follow these steps:

  • Use an @jhu.edu or @jhmi.edu email to create the account
  • Click on the confirmation email that is sent to your inbox
  • Download the Calm app from Apple App store or Google Play, or go to calm.com
  • Log in with the email you used to create the account and Calm Premium will be available for free

Clarity Capsule – The Clarity Capsule provides a private space for tranquility and rejuvenation, which can help reduce stress. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors are welcome to spend a few minutes inside meditating, listening to music, doing a breathing exercise, or simply having a quiet moment to themselves. The Capsule is located in East Baltimore inside the Ross Building/Turner Concourse, 720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore MD 21205. Learn more here.