The Center for Counseling and Outreach Education exists to help Franklin Pierce students make a healthy adjustment to college life and make wise choices in all areas of their residential and academic experience.
Keeping everything in balance is certainly no easy task and the process can be made more stressful in today’s competitive job market. While there is no one right approach to keeping your stress level in check, we do have some suggestions that may be useful.
Warmth, love, companionship--the healing power of animal interactions is well known and well documented. Our therapy dogs bring smiles, joy, and love by visiting when people who are unable to have their own pets near. Monadnock Therapy Pet volunteers visit at hospitals, senior residences, colleges, schools, and other facilities throughout the Monadnock region.
We know that trying to juggle college with the demands of family, work, and life can get a little crazy. This infographic showcases some stress management strategies for college students. Take a deep breath and enjoy.
Students are exposed to a barrage of stressors during the college experience, from growing pains associated with adjusting to college to everyday factors like social pressures and work responsibilities. The following guide will introduce you to potential stress risks, stress management techniques, and resources that are available to all college students.
Students are one of the most common victims of stress. Factors such as financial expenses, overcommitment, family expectations, deadlines and workload all induce stress in students. Practical stress management can help students deal with their worries and become more productive, competent and efficient.
Stress management training can reduce the degree and intensity of your current stress reactions as well as help you develop skills for preventing additional, harmful stress reactions. Tips for stress management are discussed.
Mindfulness meditation is a mental training practice that can be helpful in stressful situations. It brings you and your thoughts into the present, focusing on emotions, thoughts, and sensations that you're experiencing "in the now."
The method is simply an aide; it’s not the experience itself. Mindfulness can be practiced at any time, wherever we are, whoever we are with, and whatever we are doing, by showing up and being fully engaged in the here and now.
Learning how to do mindful meditation takes some time and practice, but you can teach yourself how to do it. You can also learn how to incorporate mindfulness techniques into your everyday life, such as when you are eating, walking, or going about your other daily tasks.