Mind Matters: Using Psychology to Enhance Your Academic and Test Performance
This workshop will help you learn to harness the energy behind stress to maximize your test performance. Techniques for enhancing memory, improving concentration, and recalling the material you studied will be covered. The goal of this workshop is to help reduce your stress as you go into final exams.
Don’t Believe Everything You Think: Using Logic to Overcome Stress
This workshop will help you develop skills in recognizing and changing thought patterns that cause unnecessary stress and suffering. These skills are based on the principles of cognitive therapy, which have been shown to be effective in reducing stress and increasing well-being.
Managing Stress for Ethnic Minority Students
This interactive workshop will identify stressors and barriers to success that racial and ethnic minority students might face on campus. Issues related to cultural differences and challenges within academia will be discussed. Successful strategies to reduce stress and enhance your overall wellness will be offered.
Mindfulness and Meditation
Mindful meditation is an effective way to reduce stress, increase self-awareness, enhance emotional intelligence, and effectively handle painful thoughts and feelings. In this workshop, learn how mindfulness meditation can improve your overall health and reconnect your body, mind, and emotions.
Overcoming the Stressors of Perfectionism and Procrastination
Perfectionism and procrastination are key ingredients in the recipe for stress and inefficiency. In this workshop, participants will learn some strategies for overcoming perfectionism and for putting an end to procrastination, thereby decreasing your overall stress.
Stress Management for International Students
How did you manage stress in your home country? How are you managing stress in the US? This interactive workshop will provide an opportunity for international students to discuss ways that stress is managed around the world. Techniques and tips on staying healthy during stressful times will be covered.
Social Media: Managing the Illusion of Connection
Social media can have positive effects on communication. However, many people feel more disconnected and isolated when their social media use increases. This workshop will explore ways of balancing the need for fundamental, human connection with the demands of a social media age.
Creating Healthy Relationships
One of the most common causes of stress is relationships (with romantic partners, friends, parents, roommates and others). This workshop will provide you with an opportunity to learn some skills for communicating effectively within relationships and also to discover healthy ways to resolve relationship conflicts.
Staying Healthy as a Graduate Student Scholar
Graduate students often face unique stressors related to work-life balance, role strain, higher pressures and expectations, and financial concerns, among others. This workshop, tailored specifically for graduate students, will provide strategies to help you achieve overall wellness, decrease stress, and prepare you for these unique challenges and opportunities.
Manage Your Time, Manage Your Stress
Effective time management can reduce your stress levels and help you to be more successful in your studies, work, and other daily activities. This workshop provides strategies for successful time management to increase efficiency and overall well-being.
Stress Management 101
This workshop covers the basics of stress management, including identifying your current stress level, identifying common stressors, and learning useful tools to reduce your stress.
Managing Stress for Ethnic Minorities
This interactive workshop will identify stressors and barriers to success that racial and ethnic minority students face on a majority campus. Issues related to cultural differences and challenges within academia will be discussed. Successful strategies to reduce stress and enhance oneâ€™s overall wellness will be offered.