In short, these practices facilitate the development of self-awareness, minds that tend toward stillness and hearts that grow in compassion.
But why does a mental state result in long-lasting physical symptoms?
I think, as a community, we really need to encourage one another to take care of ourselves and ask for help when we need it.
“What do you do to cope with finals stress?”
Your answer for what to do this weekend.
Some students stress like maniacs during the end-of-semester crunch, while others manage to keep calm. The reason for this may be brain chemistry.