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LIFE 105: Meeting the Moment: Inner Resources for Hard Times (WELLNESS 105)

In the face of social, economic, environmental, and public health upheavals, many of us are experiencing an unprecedented degree of uncertainty, isolation, and stress affecting academic and day-to-day life. Challenging times ask us, in a voice louder than usual, to identify sources of strength and develop practices that sustain and even liberate. In this experiential, project-oriented class: Explore practices to find true ground and enact positive change for self and community; Cultivate natural capacities of presence, courage, and compassion; Develop resources to share with one another and the entire Stanford community.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Repeatable 3 times (up to 3 units total)

LIFE 180: Art, Meditation, and Creation (ARTHIST 180, ARTSINST 280)

Art and meditation invite us to be fully present in our minds and bodies. This class will give you tools to integrate mind and body as you explore artworks on display at the university's museums and throughout campus. In your engagement with activity-based learning at these venues, you will attend to perception and embodiment in the process of writing and making creative work about art. You will also learn meditation techniques and be exposed to authors who foreground the importance of the body in both writing and making art. For your meditation-centered and research-based final creative project, you will have the option of writing an experimental visual analysis or devising a performance.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
Instructors: Otalvaro, G. (PI)

LIFE 185Q: Heartfulness: Mindfulness, Compassion, and Responsibility (CSRE 47Q)

We practice mindfulness as a way of enhancing well-being, interacting compassionately with others, and engaging in socially responsible actions as global citizens. Contemplation is integrated with social justice through embodied practice, experiential learning, and creative expression. Class activities and assignments include journaling, mindfulness practices, and expressive arts. We build a sense of community through appreciative intelligence, connected knowing, deep listening and storytelling.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-ED

LIFE 198: Directed Reading and Individual Studies - LifeWorks

Translate theoretical knowledge and acquired skills into actionable projects or initiatives that make positive impact within and/or beyond the Stanford community. Students work in collaborative groups or individually under the mentorship of the course instructor(s) to design, deliver, and evaluate an initiative or project.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 6 units total)
Instructors: Otalvaro, G. (PI)

LIFE 199: Selected Topics: LifeWorks

Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty/instructor(s) and students in a particular quarter. May be repeated with change of content. For more information regarding specific course titles and topics, please refer to the notes of each course section.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 6 units total)
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