QCC THRIVE SERIES Combining Mindfulness, Wellness and Community for Joyful Living - Stress and Anxiety: Beneficial or Destructive?

On Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM

This is a virtual event using Zoom


This Club Event is for Students, Faculty and Staff


QCC THRIVE SERIES Combining Mindfulness, Wellness and Community for Joyful Living - Stress and Anxiety: Beneficial or Destructive? 

Featuring Professor Rezan Akpinar of Health Physical Education and Dance.

Stress and Anxiety: Beneficial or Destructive? While stress and anxiety in moderation are sometimes necessary for our daily work routines and general survival, when levels of stress or anxiety fluctuate to extremes in either direction, they can become a constraint to our emotional progression, and inhibit our enjoyment of life. A prolonged fluctuation in a person’s level of anxiety or stress can even manifest physical ailments if gone untreated. In our presentation, we will explore the effects of stress and anxiety on the body-mind complex and go over self-care techniques, including acupressure and breathing to take back control of the levels of stress and anxiety we produce.

Additionally, we will explore the benefits these techniques can have on a student’s academic career, ranging from a more effective test-taking mindset to the positive change these techniques can have on time-management, and social routines. If attending this event, wear comfortable clothing, and try to attend from a calm and quiet space.


This event is sponsored by Mindfulness Club
and Co-Sponored by Health, Physical Education and Dance Department, Office of Student Activities


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Contact Name: Prof. Rezan Akpinar and Prof. Joanne Chang

Contact Phone: 718-281-5369

Contact Email: rakpinar@qcc.cuny.edu, jchang@qcc.cuny.edu

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