Mental wellbeing is not a one-size fits all approach.
MAPs offers Online Mindfulness Programs customized for specific professions and populations delivered through self-paced learning modules.
Mindfulness for College Bound Students, Taught by College Professors and Mental Wellbeing Experts
A comprehensive and balanced approach to stress management for inbound college students. Our online program is custom designed for the unique stressors and challenges of transitioning to college.
Our 5 engaging modules offer insights and tips across the fields of Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, and Self-Compassion. We’ll provide tools & resources to help you build resilience for current stressors and will guide you through what to expect once you get to college.
The bonus module on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) focuses on how to recognize and respect differences, and appreciate shared commonalities.
Approximately 7 hours of video content and practice exercises covering the following topics:
Learn the foundations of Mindfulness and how practicing present-moment awareness can improve your focus, broaden your perspective, and cultivate joy. Understand the importance of taking care of yourself and focusing on your wellbeing as you navigate this major life transition.
Redefine your relationship with stress and “failure” and turn it into a source of motivation. Explore topics such as growth mindset, grit, patience, and optimism and how these help you build resilience and find a sense of meaning in order to move beyond disappointments.
As you transition to college life and the new challenges it brings, you may find yourself struggling to adapt and feeling more stressed out than usual--you’re not alone. Understand the importance of prioritizing your mental health, learn how to make sense of your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and explore helpful resources such as therapy. It’s okay to not be okay.
Discover what Self-Compassion truly is and the various practices you can use to motivate yourself with Self-Compassion rather than criticism. Understand how perfectionism may actually be preventing you from accomplishing your goals, and how Self-Compassion can specifically help you as a college student.
What does success in college mean to you? Learn how to set good goals (and accomplish them!) and make decisions like a champ. Explore neuroscience-based study hacks to maximize learning and overcome procrastination in order to reach your full potential, prepare for the future, and succeed in college and beyond.
Kailen Guggenheim is Founder & President of Mindful Awareness Practices, LLC and is passionate about spreading the transformative practice of mindfulness within professional industries and beyond. She is a lecturer and published author of “Put It In Perspective: A Teen’s Guide to Sanity” (AuthorHouse, 2014), a book offering mindfulness and stress-management tools for teenagers and young-adults. Kailen graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida in under three years, and received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology with a Concentration in Spirituality and Mind Body Practices from Teachers College, Columbia University. Additionally, she has completed an advanced certificate in Cooperation and Conflict Resolution from the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution at Columbia.