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Mastering the Moment: An Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation

Course Code GNED-179
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Mindfulness is a well-researched practice that has proven to increase self-awareness, focus and concentration, decision-making abilities and overall happiness. Research demonstrates how Mindfulness practices decrease the symptoms of stress, anxiety, racing thoughts and other negative states that can negatively impact personal, academic and workplace success. This course will provide both a theoretical and experiential foundation for cultivating and incorporating Mindfulness into your life. Students will learn about the science and historical philosophies that support Mindfulness and will practice a variety of techniques in every class.  Attendance and participation in this course will be
essential for success.