Mindfulness Meditation and Stress Reduction Series: Mindfulness meditation is a unique way of paying attention that involves full awareness of the present moment and open-minded acceptance. Research has shown that mindfulness can be used to reduce stress & anxiety, promote clear thinking, enhance concentration, skillfully regulate emotions, and boost creativity among other benefits. This series will focus on utilizing mindfulness meditation techniques in order to reduce stress. To sign up call Dr. Amanda Skowron at 410-328-8404!
The following workshops take place in the Campus Center, room 311, from 12:15-1:15
The Winter Blues, 11/2/12: Does the cooler weather also bring the “blues”? Dr. Jenna Silverman will help you to learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder and ways to treat it.
Mindful Eating & Healthy Bodies during the Holidays. 11/15/2012: Are you worried about maintaining a healthy relationship with food during the holidays? Learn about mindful eating and how to feel good about your body.
Diet Myths: How to Spring “Break” Them Down. 2/25/2013: Have you noticed the social pressure to diet prior to spring break? Learn why this approach is counterproductive for long term weight loss and harmful to your mental health.
Self-Esteem Booster, 3/6/2013: Learn how to overcome negative thinking patterns and become more confident. Challenge the simplistic view that confidence is a trait you were either born with or without.
Snooze or Lose It! 4/2/13: Having problems falling or staying asleep? Learn about common sleep problems and ways to improve your sleep.
Procrastination, 9/22/13: “I do my work at the same time every day -- the last minute.” Does this sound like you? Learn tips on how to fight this behavior which can sabotage your best intentions.