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Julia Lapp, associate professor of health promotion and physical education at Ithaca College, holds her copy of The Tao of Pooh, which highlights Taoism and mindfulness.

Commentary: Mindfulness practices enhance wellbeing

By Julia Lapp December 10, 2019
In short, these practices facilitate the development of self-awareness, minds that tend toward stillness and hearts that grow in compassion.

Challenge 5: Thrown to a Halt or Stop

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger April 10, 2016
Before I left for the SPJ conference on Friday morning, I had planned to write a piece on how being gluten free while traveling/at a conference where most of the food is provided is really difficult to obtain. It was definitely possible, but I was not prepared at all.
A photo of me climbing at the Ithaca College climbing wall.

Find the Time

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer February 14, 2015
College is extremely stressful. It leads us to binge eat junk food, drink spastic amounts of coffee, pull all-nighters and spend countless hours in front of computer screens without exercise. And many of us, myself included, feel our future careers hinge on the quality of our performance in these four years. Talk about pressure.

Faculty Research: Professor shares research on balancing work and family

By Stephen Sweet October 2, 2013

Much of my work over the past decade has concerned the ways careers are navigated in tandem with commitments that exist off the job. It is clear that the route to the very best jobs — like that of the...

Video: 1 on 1 – Derryk Williams, Ithaca College club volleyball and more

By Deanna Romanoff January 31, 2013
Sophomore Derryk Williams talks about how he balances club volleyball with four other activities on and off campus, all while keeping up his grades.

You are what you eat

By Lucy Walker October 22, 2011
But where’s the balance? When do we lose our power over food? When does food stop being compelling to us? And why does it all matter? If only I could answer all those questions in a blog post. Instead, I'll offer an example. Throughout high school, I was a star at getting in 3+ healthy…

A fiery feat

By Kelsey O'Connor, News Editor October 12, 2011
I'm too afraid to jump off even the smallest ledge of the gorges, so I never thought I would spend a Saturday night walking on a hot bed of coals, surrounded by chanting and drumming.
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