A WEEK OF MINDFULNESS

  • DAY SEVEN:

    After a week of actively trying mindfulness techniques, I can confidently say that I will continue to use this in my everyday life. It’s helped a lot with school anxiety but has also added “taking care of my mental health” to my schedule. As I mentioned on the home page, college students often forget to […]

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  • DAY SIX:

    Mindfulness can be done in more discreet ways too! Today I practiced a few of my hobbies; painting, cooking, and going for runs on the beach. Even though these aren’t as obvious, mindfulness is really anything that allows you to experience a state of relaxation.

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  • DAY FIVE:

    Today was really busy and I didn’t have time to practice much mindfulness. But, I took five minutes before going to bed to journal! Journaling can help us express our thoughts and emotions even if its subconsciously. I often choose a random prompt from the numerous websites out there (this is my favorite!). I personally […]

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  • DAY FOUR:

    Yesterday was a really good mental health day! <3 Today was filled with zoom classes, readings, and watching lectures. Days like this are very routine and I spend most of my day on my laptop. I found that doing a breathing technique between classes or after finishing up a book, gives me a couple of […]

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  • DAY THREE:

    I’m noticing that consciously thinking about making “better” decisions is slowly turning into something I do subconsciously. This is definitely beneficial because I feel more in control of my anxiety, which tends to be all over the place. Today is Wednesday, this is usually the easiest day in my week. I use it to catch […]

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  • DAY TWO:

    Yesterday I had a bad mental health day but with the breathing technique, it got a little better! Today I have to apply to jobs, some on-campus and some off-campus, and I am pretty excited. I love looking into jobs and seeing what opportunities are out there. But it is stressful to think about how […]

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  • DAY ONE:

    Today is my first day in a week full of mindfulness. As a student, I often forget to take care of myself and this blog will hopefully help me hold myself accountable. I decided to dedicate today to breathing exercises since they are the first thing in every beginner’s guide. My personal favorite is the […]

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