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Why Social Distancing Threatens Your Mental Health

Why Social Distancing Threatens Your Mental Health (And What to Do About It)

April 1, 2020

Take care of yourself: A phrase that, for obvious reasons, you’ve probably heard more in the last two weeks than in the past two years combined. With COVID-19 rapidly spreading, health, both mental and physical, is critically important. Dr. Jeffrey Ng, director of Counseling and Psychological Services for Fordham University, shares his advice on staying healthy — mentally, while practicing social distancing.

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Individuals should meditate in the pose they feel most comfortable.

Meditation: More Than Just a Pose In a Silent Room

February 19, 2019

Meditating on ways to reduce stress as midterms approach? So was Lena Weidenbruch, who mediated every day for a week and got the inside scoop on the stress-buster.

Students can use meditation techniques to better cope with stress and their academics. (ERIN O'FLYNN/THE OBSERVER)

Meditation Might be the Stress Reliever You Need

February 9, 2017

By JADE GRIFFIN Staff Writer College is undoubtedly hectic with the multiple classes and the many hom...