Bringing Mindfulness to Students of Color in Higher Education
Reka Prasad at @Work 2018. This workshop will address the critical need at universities for mindfulness programming created for students of color. The long standing and daily racism that people of color endure can hinder self-esteem, positive body image and healthy decision-making. Mindfulness principles and practices can act as empowerment tools to address self-limiting beliefs related to one's racial and ethnic identity. By letting go of false and unhealthy narratives, students begin to move beyond any barriers in their bodies, hearts and minds that prevent living from a place of greater freedom, choice and self-acceptance.