Veritas Collaborative welcomed Holly Rogers, M.D., staff psychiatrist at at Duke University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, to share with the Veritas Collaborative University Program staff the principles outlined in her and Dr. Margaret Maytan’s new book, Mindfulness for the Next Generation: Helping Emerging Adults Mange Stress and Lead Healthier Lives. The book is an easy-to-use guide detailing a four-session mindfulness-based program called ‘Koru,’ the symbol for mindfulness practice benefits – simultaneous growth and stability toward satisfaction in daily life.
BEDA National Weight Stigma Awareness Week
This week is National Weight Stigma Awareness Week. BEDA, The Binge Eating Disorder Association, has created a website www.weightstigmaawareness.com to bring attention to fat bias in our culture, and the ways that we as individuals can fight this problem.