Mindfulness Resources for Stressful Times

With exams looming over you, wether you are a student, faculty or staff member, reading days always signals a time of increased stress for the law school community. Learning to manage both everyday and uniquely stressful situations now can set you up for a lifetime of healthier skills moving forward. In addition to the Law Library’s own stress buster offerings, we wanted to share University-wide opportunities, apps and other resources to equip you with a mindfulness in the coming weeks – whatever life may bring. Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to the internal and external experiences occurring in the present moment, which can be developed through contemplative practices and other training.

UGA’s Office of Well-being co-sponsers several events across campus which are free to attend, including:

Don’t have time in your schedule to make it to an in-person event? No problem! Try one of these mindfulness practices on the go with apps, videos, and simple exercises you can do on your own:

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Several other law schools have wonderful guides with even more resources for wellness and mindfulness, including:

Still not sold on the benefits of mindfulness? Read this article on the Benefits of Mindfulness for Lawyers or listen to this webinar from the ABA’s Young Lawyer Division on Mindfulness Mediation.

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