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Present-Moment Awareness Buffers the Effects of Daily Stress

 Preset-Moment Awareness Buffers the Effects of Daily Stress is an article worth reading. New research published in the Journal of Research in Personality shows that present-moment awareness, a key feature of mindfulness, increases stress resilience and effective coping. This article is written by B Grace Bullock PhD.


NMC Mindfulness

Thank you for everyone who has taken the time to check out the Tuesday mindfulness sessions. I have had a few great questions:  Can I come one Tuesday and not the next? Of course! You can even come in late or leave early – it is all about you! Do I need to bring anything?… Continue Reading NMC Mindfulness


NMC Mindfulness Initiative

Tuesdays at 12:30 Health & Science 101 A 10 minute mindfulness practice can help: Improve focus and awareness Reduce anxiety, depression and stress Promote emotional balance Cultivate compassion Promote academic performance Prevent burnout Increase creativity Come unplug for 20 minutes with NMC’s new mindfulness learning community. Students, faculty, staff and the public are welcome!   NMC… Continue Reading NMC Mindfulness Initiative