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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Ways to reduce anxiety

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter April 25, 2021

In the United States, around 31% of all adults will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their life according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. But what is anxiety really?...

Melissa Celko, director of the Kent State of Wellness program at Kent State University. 

Koru Mindfulness, Meditation Training offers dive into overall mental health wellbeing

Kenzie Johnston Reporter March 9, 2021

Kent State of Wellness offers Koru Mindfulness and Meditation Training to faculty and students as a way to learn mindfulness and meditation in just four weeks.Koru Mindfulness delivers an evidence-based...

After meeting on Tinder, Oglesby and Bauer are learning to make long-distance work while in separate states.

Couple suggests communication, trust to make long distance work

Jennifer Lasik Reporter February 4, 2021

Lauryn Oglesby, a senior at Kent State University, sits in her apartment, waiting for the text from her boyfriend who lives over 100 miles away in Pittsburgh. “It’s been about six months and it does...

Kent State of Wellness Student Ambassadors pose for a photo while at a meeting in September of 2020.

Kent State of Wellness Student Ambassador Program connects with students virtually, plans for fall return

Kenzie Johnston Reporter January 31, 2021

The Kent State of Wellness Student Ambassador Program plans to make a return to the Kent State community this fall after a brief hiatus due to COVID-19.“We really want to make sure all students on campus...

Students attend meditation sessions from dorm rooms with Meditation Across Campus

Megan Medfisch Health and fitness reporter September 16, 2020

Kent State of Wellness offers free, virtual Meditation Across Campus sessions for students looking to engage in meditation practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.Meetings are held either on Zoom or Microsoft...

Emily France uses color pencils to color during a destress activity. 

Student organization Active Minds fights against finals week stressors

The Active Minds event welcomed Kent students, staff and faculty to Bowman Hall on Dec. 2. for its meditation event.The hour-long event briefly included a 15 minute meditation with the Director of Kent...

Meditation helps students manage stress, sleep patterns

Students who feel the grind of the semester are always looking for ways to relieve stress, calm nerves and help their minds relax. Meditation can improve grades, sleep patterns and mental cognition. Meditation...

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