On August 19th Maureen Drysdale came to NMC and talked about using reflection to enhance student learning. Two days later, the Experiential Learning Institute (ELI) held the first EL Fundamentals course for a deeper dive into the components of EL. The theme throughout both of these experiences is that reflection is a crucial and necessary… Continue Reading Experiential Learning and Reflection
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Watch this video about the top benefits of meditation.
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.
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
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