Everyone has stress. But when is stress a risk to our health and well being? Episodic acute stress might be the most common way that stress gets out of hand and puts our mental and physical health in danger.[Read more…]
Meditation: A Great Habit to Start During the Coronavirus Lockdown
College students nationwide are feeling the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re stuck at home and feeling stressed, meditation can help. Learn how.
Much has been written about how to take care of yourself during the current coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdowns. Get exercise, stay in touch with friends, maintain a routine… these are all good ideas. But students can benefit from one self-care habit that has been getting less attention than it deserves: mindfulness meditation.[Read more…]
The holiday season can be a considerably stressful and overwhelming time. Holiday stress can take many forms. At this time of year, we might overspend, have some tense family interactions, overeat, drink to excess, or experience loneliness or disappointment as we reflect on the past year. It’s rough! Following are some considerations on dealing well with holiday stress:[Read more…]