Month: November 2021

  • What is Mindfulness Meditation?

    You may have heard of the term, “mindfulness meditation.” Derived from Eastern philosophy, mindfulness meditation is a technique that is becoming increasingly popular as research studies are beginning to recognize its numerous stress-relieving benefits. According to researchers Hoffman and Gómez (2018), mindfulness is defined as “a process that leads to a mental state characterized by […]

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  • Resources for Ball State Students

    If you are experiencing a mental health emergency please contact University Police (765-285-1111), call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room. Many organizations on Ball State’s campus offer resources, skills training, or mental health services related to helping students to manage the demands of academic study. See the list below: Ball State Counseling Center […]

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  • Types of Academic Anxiety

    Academic anxiety can be caused by many different sources that are specific to each person. Consequently, the symptoms of academic anxiety may include many different types. There are four facets of academic anxiety: physiological, cognitive, behavioral, and social. Not every learner will exhibit symptoms from all of these categories. For example, it is possible that […]

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