Photo of a young woman stressed out with her hands on her temples while sitting at a desk with a laptop

Social Science’s Jennifer King discussed her stress-relieving ‘Take a Break’ playing card deck

CWRU social work professor creates ‘Take a Break’ playing card deck to reduce stress

Photo of Jennifer King and her deck of Take a Break micropractice cards.

WEWS: Jennifer King, assistant professor and co-director of the Center on Trauma and Adversity at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, discussed her “Take A Break” micropractice deck, a pocket-size deck of 28 cards—based on the brain science of stress and healing—to soothe, settle, or energize the body and mind.