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Mindful : August 2018
PHOTOGRAPHBYWOKANDAPIX,SKITTERPHOTO/PIXABAY,HEX./STOCKSYUNITED Top of Mind Things that spark our minds, touch our hearts, make us smile—or roll our eyes. Keep up with the latest in mindfulness. Tr y plogging? (Yes, you read that right) Be kind to your body and your commu- nity with a new Swedish fitness trend Mindful is totally on board with (and not just because of the funny name): plogging! A portmanteau of “jogging” and plocka upp—Swedish for “pick Teaching the whole person According to the American Col- lege Health Association, nearly 1 in 5 students struggle with anxiety or depression, and the most recent report from the Center for Collegiate Mental Health lists these two condi- tions as the top reasons students seek counseling. One of the more creative attempts to address the challenge is a for-credit course called The Art and Science of Human Flourishing, piloted by the University of Virginia, the University of Wisconsin–Madi- son, and Penn State. It recog nizes the fact that college students face the multidimensional challenge of suc- ceeding academically and adjusting to living on one’s own while main- taining a healthy social life–spheres that have traditionally been treated separately. David Germano, religious studies professor and director of UVA’s Contemplative Sciences Center, says one of the keys to the course is students doing “reflective tasks together and actively making sense of what they are learning intellectu- ally and connecting it to their lives,” including relationships, family life, career, and the “stress and anxiety they feel.” It’s part of a larger multi- year initiative by the three universi- ties that includes online contempla- tive resources and assessment of the effect on students’ mental and emotional well-being. up”—plogging involves taking a gar- bage bag on your jog to pick up street litter as you go. It sounds a little hard to manage, but if you pick up enough trash maybe you can call it weight lifting as well...or shall we call it “plog lifting”? what’s new