Tag : mindfulness

World Mental Health Day 2018: NUS Report Suggests 78% of Students Experience Mental Health Problems

2 months ago / 0 comments

Wednesday 10th October marked this year’s World Mental Health Day. This day, celebrated around the globe, aims to spread awareness and information about mental health, and reduce the stigma attached to those suffering. Following on from last year’s theme of mental health in the workplace, this year sees focus on … Read More

Autopilot culture: being mindful and pressing pause

9 months ago / 0 comments

Our every day lives seem to just fly by. We wake up, have breakfast, commute, go to work, school or university, we have lunch, come home, eat dinner, and we go to sleep. We seem to live our lives on auto-pilot and never take time to stop and relax. We … Read More

Mindfulness – The Sh*t or Bullsh*t?

1 year ago / 0 comments

I started practicing mindfulness and meditation a long time before it became the popular trend it is today. Mindfulness is ingenious and was an important part of recovery from my own struggles with mental illness and it’s one of the few methods I still rely on. It’s such a useful … Read More

Meditation: It’s Not What You Think

1 year ago / 0 comments

Stress, depression and anxiety: words that were fairly uncommon a few decades ago have now become a topic of daily household conversation. Burdens caused by education or work and interpersonal relationship issues have prevailed in our society for as long as one can remember. So, why then, has mental illness … Read More

In the Spotlight: Yoga Society

3 years ago / 0 comments

This week, The Gryphon interviews Stephanie, a committee member on LUU’s Yoga Society. Yoga is not just physical exercise but a form of spiritual and mental meditation originating in India. The LUU Yoga Society is four years old and holds classes every day of the week, each class featuring a … Read More