As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across the globe, concern about the virus and its risk has literally become palpable. Between event cancellations, travel restrictions, personal concern about contagion, and the lasting financial impact the virus could have, nearly every one of us is feeling the effects of this public health crisis. With all of this stress and anxiety, many of us are wondering, “How do I keep from spiraling into a full–blown panic?”
To help you navigate your anxiety about the coronavirus, the Rec team is offering free mindfulness meditations and will be posting other mindfulness resources on this webpage to help support your health and well-being. Mindfulness is an innate human ability that allows us to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. Now more than ever, we need calm minds and open hearts, and the practices and resources found here will support our ability to have both.
Through April 30th, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction instructor and meditation teacher, Dr. Elizabeth Slator will lead live guided meditation sessions. All sessions are open and free to the public.
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/478804047