Bringing Mindfulness to Students of Color in Higher Education

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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.

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Beth O’Malley Aug 4, 2020 11:17pm

Very helpful and timely information as we prepare for the start of a new school year and a highly charged  national election. Thank you for giving me an important lens to look at our mindfulness program.  

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