Mindfulness & Stress Reduction Resources
for Shepherd University Faculty, Staff and Students, and Community
Archived from the 2020-2021 year, these resources were compiled to help spread awareness about the benefits of mindfulness. Explore and enjoy!
“Walking to Listen” author Andrew Forsthoefel discovered the power of mindfulness during his walk across the United States and often channeled mindfulness techniques to help him continue to put one foot in front of the other, even on the most challenging days. Being able to tune in to all that he was feeling and experiencing was critical to Andrew’s successful journey – both the physical one and the metaphoric one. What is mindfulness and how can it help us personally, professionally, and collectively?
Shepherd University Counselors, Rhonda Jackson and Wendy Baracka, and Associate Professor of English, Dr. Christy Wenger, have studied mindfulness for years and provided these links to help you explore the benefits, background, and practical approaches for incorporating mindfulness techniques into your own life. Click the first link below to view the recording from their March 11, 2021 event.
Tara Brach – Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Therapist, and Author
Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn