With papers to write and tests to study for, a college student’s stress levels can run high. The Office of International and Experiential Education and Consultants for the Public Good aim to help ease some of the tension through their No-Stress Tuesdays weekly meditations and workshops.
Sessions are held every Tuesday on the New York City Campus at 26 W. 61st St. in room 408 during free hour throughout the fall semester.
Each workshop is facilitated by Laeticia Hervy (B.S. ’19), a volunteer consultant with Consultants for the Public Good, and focus on the basic concepts of meditation. “Meditation sessions are important for college students due to the amount of stress they face while studying and working,” explained Hervy.
Students take a moment to learn how meditation can help ease stress at a No-Stress Tuesdays workshop on the New York City campus.
New York Institute of Technology student Nicole Menendez, who works in the Office of International and Experiential Education, helps organize the events as well as attend them. “I cannot function with emotional stressors so the group sessions have positively impacted me to find inner peace and healing,” she said.
Student Yaxuan Du agreed, explaining that it is difficult to find time for one’s self when immersed in the daily chaos of the city, and something as simple as setting a few minutes aside to meditate can improve your day. “We have a quiet and safe space where we don’t have to think about assignments or any other pressures,” she said.
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