Self-awareness is one of the building blocks of cultivating resilience. Being self-aware means noticing and understanding your thoughts, emotions, and behaviours and understanding how they affect both you and those around you. There are multiple ways to build self-awareness including knowing your strengths, recognizing and naming emotions, and practicing mindfulness. Have you wondered how you can feel more grounded in the present? Mariel, one of your SFU Health Peer Educators, is here to discuss how to become more self-aware through practicing mindfulness. Follow along with the exercise!
This video was originally posted on the SFU HCS Youtube channel on January 26, 2021.