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Law school creates a competitive environment with significantly more work than most undergraduate programs. The new expectations and environment increases anxiety and stress for many students. This lesson introduces basic skills to help students practice mindfulness and stay in the present despite the numerous stressors.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the basic practice of mindfulness.
2. Demonstrate basic mindfulness practice.
3. Use The Work of Byron Katie technique.
4. Construct a daily routine to integrate mindfulness practice.

Lesson Completion Time
30 minutes


  • Steven Foster

    Steven Foster is the Director of Academic Achievement and Instructor of Law at Oklahoma City University School of Law.  After graduating in 2008, Professor Foster joined Oklahoma City University to help students improve performance in law school and on the bar exam.  He has given numerous national and regional presentations on academic support along with being the primary editor for the Academic Support Blog on the Law Professor’s Blog Network.

    Director of Academic Achievement and Instructor of Law
    Oklahoma City University School of Law

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