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4 Meditation Tips to Stay Mindful This Semester

Posted by Amanda Wijangco on Sep 19, 2022 11:10:25 AM

Meditation is often associated with yoga or sitting on the ground with closed eyes, but it’s much more than that. The Joliet Junior College Sustainability Union defines meditation as being mindful of what’s going on in your head and around you.

As we head deeper into the school year and work and stress piles on, it’s important to be mindful and take the time to meditate. Continue reading for tips and tricks from our Sustainability Union to improve your mindfulness this semester.

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Tags: Tips & Tricks, Mental Health

10 Mental Health Tips to Remember for Finals

Posted by Amanda Wijangco on May 2, 2022 8:45:00 AM

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and finals are just around the corner. So now is the perfect time to place extra focus on your well-being.

Joliet Junior College’s student wellness advocates from the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities have several tips to help you manage your stress, especially as the semester is coming to a close.

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Tags: Tips & Tricks, Mental Health

5 Ways to Care For Your Emotional Wellness

Posted by Scott Harvey on May 3, 2021 8:07:00 AM

May marks Mental Health Awareness Month. And as we continue to navigate through this pandemic, it's a great time to take stock of your emotional wellness. JJC’s Student Wellness Program – Mental Health can help!

It is easy to forget to take care of not only our physical self but our emotional self. Often during periods of change and adjustment, many will put themselves on the backburner and sometimes even forget to take care of their basic needs of nutrition, sleep, and activity. Here are five basic ways to take care of your emotional wellness, courtesy of JJC’s Student Wellness Program – Mental Health.

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