Ooom: Colleges Turn To Meditation To Help You Destress
from USA Today
Meditation may be an ancient practice, but it has found a home on modern-day college campuses as schools use it to help tackle student anxiety. The American College Health Association found in a 2015 study that a whopping 85.6 percent of respondents felt overwhelmed by their responsibilities. And according to a 2015 UCLA Cooperative Institutional Research Program study, only half of students surveyed rate their emotional health as "above average" and some 10 percent feel frequently depressed.
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