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Music and Well-Being

Dec. 15, 2023
Music has been shown to have a profound impact on mental health and well-being. Engaging with music can evoke emotions, provide a sense of comfort, and serve as a form of self-expression. Research suggests that listening to music can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, and even improve mood and sleep quality. It has also been found to enhance cognitive function and promote relaxation. Additionally, actively participating in music through singing or playing an instrument can boost self-esteem and provide a sense of accomplishment. Overall, music has the power to uplift and soothe the mind, making it a valuable resource for promoting mental well-being

Managing Anxiety as We Come Back Together

Aug. 9, 2021
Many employees are experiencing increasing anxiety with the change and uncertainty of coming back to campus in fall of 2021. Whether this anxiety is a familiar pattern or a new experience from the pandemic, this video outlines the types of anxiety and some tips for grounding, coping, effectively addressing concerns, and setting up supportive patterns.
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Navigating the Lingering Impact of Winter Storm Uri

Feb. 26, 2021
Campus has re-opened and the snow has melted from Winter Storm Uri last week, and yet for many of us the impacts continue to linger in many ways.

Importance of Leadership Communication Skills

May 5, 2020

During uncertain and fluid times, the need for strong, calm, trustworthy leadership is more important than ever. Research helps point to several ways that leaders — whether they are managers, deans, supervisors, or professors— can improve their communication skills to maximize trust and minimize stress and anxiety: