Watch the video above or click HERE for a special Press Pause Flow with Alaina Streberger. Alaina is a RYT 200 certified instructor and a co-founder of Hope Yoga.
As we find ourselves on the other side of midterms, in the thick of the Greek activation season, and longingly looking forward to spring break, now is the perfect time to press pause and assess our relationship with ourselves. I encourage you to tune into your mental health and notice your mood. Be curious about […]
In honor of No Fear February, press pause to read this Anchor article about Hope College student Julia Robleski as she shares about her food blog and recovery from anorexia.
The pre-exam shuffle has enough hype to leave virtually every college student rattled. Perhaps you are noticing your nervous energy manifesting as stress or anxiety. Maybe things have escalated as far as panic or anxiety attacks. We want to take a moment to validate those feelings. Stress and anxiety are often a part of the […]
We’ve all heard many sleep facts about both the benefits of a full night’s rest and the detriment of deprivation. We know that our performance in class, work, and athletics will improve when we catch more Zzzs. Yet we constantly disregard our need for some shut eye, knowingly compromising our health and memory. “I don’t […]
As we approach the Halloween festivities, we invite you all to take a moment to press pause and mindfully make decisions that will be both fun and smart. We asked Liz Kubias, Assistant Director of Student Life, for some tips and tricks for a safe Halloween. Here’s what she has to say: Growing up, Halloween was […]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence includes behavior that physically harms, arouses fear, prevents a partner from doing what they wish or forces them to behave in ways they do not want. It includes the use of physical and sexual violence, threats and intimidation, emotional abuse and economic deprivation. Many of these different […]
As you’ve set your SMART goals for the school year and are launching into the full swing of the semester busyness, remember to frequently press pause to evaluate if you are still centering yourself around dreams that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. When you find that you have faltered from your goals, greet […]
For SMART September, we asked career counselor Amy Freehafer to share her wisdom about goal setting. Freehafer works in the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career and is passionate about serving Hope students. Here’s what she has to say: SMART Goals are designed to provide structure and guidance throughout a project. But what if you […]
Despite the busyness that comes with the start of a new school year and a fluster of fall activities, our Orientation Team has taken a moment to “press pause” and welcome the incoming freshmen and new students to this campus community. They’ve even slowed down enough to take the time to share with us what […]