Improve your ability to:
Stay in the present moment, be more focused
Express your beliefs and needs in a relationship, set limits, and solve problems
Identify emotions and cope with them effectively
Cope with stressful/painful events
Each workshop provides a skills overview, handouts, and a relaxation exercise.
Day & Time:
Mondays, starting February 11
Serra Hall 215
Mindfulness I: February 11
Learn “what” to do to increase awareness and decrease impulsive or moody behaviors.
Mindfulness II: February 18
Learn “how” to focus your attention to increase awareness and decrease distress.
Interpersonal Skills I: February 25
Learn to cope with conflict, ask for what you need or want and say “no”.
Interpersonal Skills II: March 4
Learn to effectively balance your needs with the needs and expectations of others.
Emotional Wisdom I: March 11
Learn to understand emotions and improve skills for coping with feelings.
Emotional Wisdom II: March 18
Learn to decrease vulnerability to painful emotions and boost positive emotions.
Stress Tolerance I: April 8
Learn relaxation skills and effective behaviors to handle stress or crisis.
Stress Tolerance II: April 15
Learn breathing techniques, self-soothing skills and tips for surviving finals.
Learn how your thoughts impact your academic performance and ways to decrease mistakes and stress
Learn how to enter the "zone" of peak performance and reduce test anxiety
Learn how to use relaxation to prevent academic burn out and prepare for finals.
Life Skills in 60 Minutes is a workshop and not a counseling group; students can drop-in as many workshops as they like.
If you would like counseling, please call the
USD Counseling Center at 619-260-4655.