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Mindfulness and Sustainability session to hold guided meditation

Professor Porter joins EcoReps in self-reflective event.
Photo Courtesy of Lewis Goff

Many connections can be made between ourselves and the environment, and some argue that it’s important to keep those connections held strong. In a peaceful setting, sustainability Professor Angela Miller-Porter plans to join EcoReps for a guided Mindfulness and Sustainability session on April 11.

The event will be one hour of meditation that focuses on sustainable practices and self-awareness.

“Similar to Professor Miller-Porter’s teaching style, this event is a way for people to connect with sustainability and deepen their appreciation for the environment,” Outreach Intern Lewis Goff said. “Life is extremely busy and this is an opportunity for people to slow down to reflect and refocus their environmental and sustainable aspirations.”

Goff explained this event intends to improve personal well-being and encourage environmental awareness. EcoReps strives to motivate students to live as sustainably as possible, therefore they provide new ways to do so.

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“As a college student, it is really common to feel helpless and unable to be sustainable with busy course loads and limited budgets,” said Goff.  “Being pulled by other important aspects of life can make students feel disconnected from sustainability and any efforts they have made. This event will address these issues and relieve this stress by re-establishing our connection to the planet and finding solutions on a personal basis.”

The event will be hosted from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Jamrich 1311. Students interested in attending can RSVP on the Hub.

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