Ask a UAA Expert: Vanessa Meade on Mindfulness and Meditation

by University of Alaska Anchorage  |   

What is mindfulness, and how can it help us when we're caught up in our thoughts or emotions? Vanessa Meade, assistant professor in the College of Health's School of Social Work, explains the importance of being in the present and recognizing habits we've created out of what we have done in the past.