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Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind Strategies for Emotional, Mental & Spiritual Wellbeing

September 14, 2020 by | Mental Health & Wellness

Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind As a college student myself once, I know all too well how stressful, overwhelming, and anxiety-producing attending university can be—especially during these challenging times. Even as adults, we still require tools and strategies for managing stress and coping with uncertainty. If you can relate to any or more of the following right

How We Cope with Hope "Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind" Series (Week 2) with Dr. Jay Kumar

May 12, 2020 by | Mental Health & Wellness

How We Cope with Hope “Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind” Series Chapman University’s Director of Contemplative Practices and Well-being Advances Strategies for Coping During Crisis and Uncertainty. “Crisis-Coping” Fatigue Learning to cope in the midst of crisis and uncertainty can understandably take its toll on your brain, body, and being. These feelings can become all the more

You Can Close Your Eyes Reflection by Rev. Nancy Brink

May 7, 2020 by Rev. Nancy Brink | Chaplain Musings

Some years ago—I got an idea. I heard an old James Taylor song come on the radio: You Can Close Your Eyes. In the song, James’ phrase, “close your eyes,” is about trust. And that day I imagined that the singer of the song is Jesus, building community among his followers, singing to all of

The Spiritual Pillar Reflections by Rev. Nancy Brink

March 28, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Taking some exercise and walking on Chapman’s lovely (and very empty) campus today, I entered the Piazza. That’s when I noticed that the fountain appeared to be turned off. As I moved closer, I realized that it wasn’t completely off—there was still some water coming out of one of the pillars.  Hmmm…interesting. Chapman makes a

Find Your Wilderness Reflections by Dean Gail Stearns

March 20, 2020 by | Uncategorized

This morning, I was surprised as I sat in my living room with the door open, the fresh scent of moist, cool air wafting through the door. Hearing finches chirping and hummingbirds buzzing within an unusual silence void of traffic sounds, my senses transported me back to a brisk morning when I rose early and

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