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Test stress much? Try this 30-second, in-the-moment mindfulness trick

Rate this article and enter to winWhat’s your favorite thing about school? If you said “the exams,” you’re either Hermione Granger or you’re an anomaly. I’m done with school now and free of academic...
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Wake & meditate: Your guide to a mindful morning

Rate this article and enter to winIn my last post, we talked about how to meditate and why it’s pretty much the best thing ever (in a nutshell: less stress and anxiety, more calm,...
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Feeling the pressure to be perfect? 4 ways to push back

Rate this article and enter to winBeing a person can be complicated. Being a perfectionistic person can be even more complicated. Those standards of yours? They’re so high you can’t see the top of...
FALL 2017 EVENTS A Better High Thursday, September 28th 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Bertolini, Student Activities Center Comedian and Substance Abuse Speaker Matt Bellace, PH.D. Matt uses humor to convey his message about healthy choices and natural highs. Wellness Fair Thursday, October 19th 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. Bertolini, Student Activities Center Join us for the 5th Annual SRJC Wellness Fair! Come explore and experience interactive activities that will help you develop tools and strategies to enhance your wellbeing. Enjoy a bite to eat, captivating performances, meeting new people, and having fun! PEERS Workshop Thursday December 7th 4:00 - 6:00 P.M. Bertolini, Student Activities Center Wellness Wisdom for Winter: Sleep, Stress, and Student Success. Come join the PEERS to learn hints and habits to help you rest, relax, and recharge! Reproductive Health Clinics Santa Rosa Campus - Race Bldg. Wednesday 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Thursday 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. Call for Appointments (707) 527-4445 Petaluma Campus - Call Bldg. Every Thursday Starting on Thursday August 31st 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. Call for Appointments (707) 778-3919 ACA, Medi-Cal, and CalFresh Enrollment Clinics Santa Rosa Campus - Race Bldg. Monday & Tuesday 8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Call for Appointments (707) 527-4445 Petaluma Campus - Call Bldg. Monthly on Wednesday August 30th, September 20th, October 18th, November 29th, December 13th 9:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. Call for Appointments (707) 778-3919 Visit the Student Health Services web site for more information and valuable health resources at: shs.santarosa.edu

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Meditation is having a moment. Here’s how (and why) to join in

Rate this article and enter to winEmma Watson meditates. Katy Perry and LeBron James meditate. Jon Krop meditates. (OK, that last one is me, but still.) Trendy meditation studios are opening in major US...
Mind your mind: How to summer mindfully

Mind your mind: How to summer mindfully

June is here, and several massive changes are just around the corner. First, no more mindfulness columns until next fall! (I know; I’m sad about it too.) Second, summer is coming up, if you...
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Mind your mind: Troublesome thoughts & what to do with them

Ever heard of “floating noting”? Probably not—because it’s a cute, rhyming nickname created by yours truly. The practice, though, came from Burmese meditation masters, and it’s a beautifully simple method for dealing with complicated...
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Mind your mind: Meditation: How to do nothing and everything

In this column, I’ve shared a few different mindfulness methods to help with stress and difficult situations. The uber-method, the cornerstone of mindfulness practice, is meditation. Many people try meditation and think they “can’t”...
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Bliss out, don’t miss out: The joy and solace of sleep

 Rate this article and enter to winStudents adore and crave sleep. When we asked hundreds of you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked second—behind only “being with someone I love,”...
Mind your mind: Looking out for yourself

Mind your mind: Looking out for yourself

Ever feel anxious or overwhelmed? If you’re not a robot, your answer is probably yes. Anxiety isn’t a fun experience, but it’s totally normal. The good news is that there are simple ways to...