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Program to pioneer body talks

Program to pioneer body talks

Kate Vesely

October 26, 2016

Filed under Life

Being a college student means tackling a multitude of stressors, from assignments and extra curriculars, to social commitments and employment. But...

New therapy dogs to soothe UVM students

New therapy dogs to soothe UVM students

September 29, 2016

Filed under Life

With many students’ first exams coming up, some are “going to the dogs” to reduce stress. U...

Zen scholar lectures on mindfulness

September 29, 2016

Filed under Columns, Life

On the first official day of fall, light trickled into the high arched windows of Ira Allen Chapel. The modest crowd gathered there had come to see Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in the United States, talk about his practice. Kabat-Zinn, known for making mindfulness practices more well-known throughout the U...

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