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Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment.

It involves taking time to observe:

  • Your thoughts
  • Your feelings
  • Bodily sensations

Personal Challenges

Are you struggling with any of the following issues?

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Memory loss
  • Addiction
  • Chronic pain

Mindfulness Benefits

  • College Success
  • Memory
  • Focus
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Social Relationships
  • Maintaining a Healthy Immune Systems

Web Resources

UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center (MARC)
Free guided mediations and an abundance of mindfulness information and resources.

University of California, Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center's Mindfulness Website
A mindfulness quiz, audio and video resources. What is Mindfulness? Why Practice Mindfulness? How to Cultivate Mindfulness.

Contact a JCCC counselor to discuss or learn more about how mindfulness can help you by calling 913-469-3809 or email Casey Buchanan.

JCCC Student Assistance Program

If you are a student, you may be referred by a JCCC counselor to our short-term student assistance program to help you with emotional or mental health issues.