Practicing Mindfulness

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Stone Hall Room B2
12:10PM or 12:40PM

Please join us for a 20-minute session.

Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we are doing, and not overly active or overwhelmed by what is going on around us. (Source: Research studies have consistently shown a positive relationship between trait mindfulness and psychological health. (Source:

Dr. Sandra Sydnor, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, will discuss the science behind mindfulness meditation, demonstrate simple exercises participants can practice in their daily lives, and lead a guided meditation. Dr. Sydnor, a practitioner of mindfulness, researches and studies the impact of mindfulness meditation on student engagement and performance as well as its contribution to resilience.

This program is free and open to all. 

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