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Over the last decade the term Mindfulness has become a “buzzword” but what does it actually mean? According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, the father of mindfulness in the western world, mindfulness is “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” This definition is very rich in meaning so let’s take a momentContinue reading “3 Simple Tips to Increase Mindfulness in Daily Life During COVID”
By Simone Figueroa, Co-Founder and President, U-Thrive Educational Services When I was in college, “I’ll be happy when…” was my mantra: I’ll be happy when I get an “A” on that test, I’ll be happy when I’m in a romantic relationship, I’ll be happy when I land that summer internship. But each and every timeContinue reading “How to Help College Students Overcome the “I’ll Be Happy When…” Syndrome”
By Simone Figueroa, Co-Founder and President, U-Thrive Educational Services In the article Why Focusing on College Students’ Mental Health is a Must Do, Not a Nice to Do, I shared why it is imperative for higher education institutions to prioritize student mental health and offered solutions on how to proactively do so. However, it isContinue reading “The Rise in Mental Health Issues Experienced by College Students”
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