What is Anxiety?

Stress and anxiety are seemingly very similar, but the differences between the two are important.  Stress is a natural response of the body. In small to moderate doses, stress can be motivating, though chronic can have adverse effects on the body. Stress comes and goes depending on daily events.  Stress can be managed through changes ... [Read more...]

Mindfulness- What is it?

“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally”
 --Jon Kabat-Zinn Often, we find ourselves thinking about the past or the future. Mindfulness is a self-awareness practice that emphasizes being aware of the present moment, without making judgments about what you notice. Research has shown that mindfulness can ... [Read more...]

Suicide Prevention

The suicide rate among young adults ages 15-24 has triple since the 1950s, with 1 in 12 college students making a suicide plan at some point. It can be difficult to talk about suicide, but knowing common warning signs can help prevent suicide. Here are some of the most common signs of suicide among college ... [Read more...]

BE WELL: MINDFUL YOGA

Do Yoga | Learn Mindfulness | Be Well THURSDAYS 7:15 PM MOYER 3.0 LOUNGE Be Well is a 4-week series of yoga classes that integrate mindfulness meditation. Each week, students will be led in a yoga class followed by a mindfulness practice. Students will also be provided with information about stress management and resources to ... [Read more...]

Helping out our friends

College is stressful for everyone, but you aren’t in it alone. We want to be able to support our friends when they are having difficult times or are feeling stressed out. Sometimes it can be difficult to figure out how to talk to friends when we notice there may be a problem. It can also ... [Read more...]