May 2023 - 留學生系列 ep２ 與 UCSB CAPS 心理諮詢師隋欣一起探討中西教育差異及其影響和研究所申請
Chat with CAPS Psychologist, Xin about the educational difference between the Eastern and Western Culture and her advice on applying to graduate school
Welcome to the UCSB Health & Wellness podcast. This episode is hosted by Belinda Lu, International Student Wellness Intern with Health and Wellness. In Mandarin, she interviews Xin Sui, Psy.D., a Mandarin-speaking psychologist from Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). Together, they discuss the difference in education system between the Eastern and Western cultures, and how it influence them. Xin also shares her graduate school journey and her advice for students who are interested in applying to graduate school.
May 2023 - 留學生系列 ep1 與 UCSB CAPS 心理諮詢師隋欣一起探討留學生交友適應期：
Chat with CAPS psychologist, Xin about the social adjustment period as international students
Welcome to the UCSB Health & Wellness podcast. This episode is hosted by Belinda Lu, International Student Wellness Intern with Health and Wellness. In Mandarin, she interviews Xin Sui, Psy.D., a Mandarin-speaking psychologist from Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). Together, they discuss their experience during the social adjustment period when they first came to the US, and shared ways they found helpful to overcome the hard transition period.
Mar 2023 - Sleep with Hannah Peach
The following podcast contains an interview with Hannah peach, a professor at University of North Carolina. Listen in on a discussion about sleep and college life and gain some tips to improve your sleep habits!
Mar 2023 - Chat with Mandarin Speaking CAPS Psychologist, Xin
與UCSB CAPS 華語心理諮詢師隨欣唠嗑
This episode is hosted by Belinda Lu, International Student Wellness Intern with Health and Wellness. In Mandarin, she interviews Xin Sui, Psy.D., a Mandarin-speaking therapist from Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). Together, they discuss Xin's schooling journey and their experience in mental health-related conversations as Asian Americans. They also explore how they use their voice to advocate for mental health and encourage international students to start mental health-related conversations.
Nov 2022 - Mind-wandering with Dr. Schooler
Jonathan Schooler, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at UC Santa Barbara and Director of both the META lab and UCSB’s Center for Mindfulness and Human Potential. His research explores the nature of consciousness, with a particular focus on mind wandering and mindfulness. With over 250 publications, he has been the recipient of the Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher Award seven of the last eight years. In this episode, we discuss the normalcy of wind-wandering, the role mindfulness plays in it, and its benefits/consequences.
Nov 2022 - Sleep and Student Life
This podcast episode discusses what sleep is like during college, and how as college students prioritizing sleep can be a challenge when balancing social and academic lives. The following consists of three short interviews with UCSB students and one long interview with Simone Rotman, an art major at UCSB
Oct 2022 - Mindfulness with Mrazek
Health and Wellness intern's, Juliana and Jonny, welcome Michael Mrazek to discuss mindfulness. Dr. Michael Mrazek is the co-founder of UCSB’s Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential, as well as a Research Associate Professor at UT Austin. He also serves on the faculty of the Summer Institute in Applied Psychology—an evidence-based retreat in Costa Rica that helps people dramatically improve their health and happiness. He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific papers and is the author of Presence of Mind: A Practical Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation. His work has been featured widely in international press, including the New York Times, Forbes, Men’s Health, Time Magazine, and Scientific American. Tune in to this episode to hear about his personal experience and research, the difference between mindfulness and meditation, emotional regulation, common obstacles, and important resources.
Oct 2022 - Meditation 101
This episode welcomes back Juliana Zappitell and a new guest Jonny Roberts, the Health and Wellness Meditation Intern, to explain their definitions of meditation. They discuss common misconceptions about meditation and the benefits to practicing it. They will bring Michael Mrazek, a psychologist and neuroscientist who has spent his career discovering the best ways to teach mindfulness, on for their next episode to get deeper into meditation research.
Sept 2022 - How to Incorporate Mindfulness as Fall quarter approaches
Welcome to the UCSB Health and Wellness Podcast. Today's episode is hosted by Juliana Zappitell: a student, yoga instructor, and wellness center lead intern. She interviews Michael "Maka" Takahara, a UCSB Alum who has worked with Health and Wellness for 26 years, about positive psychology and self-care tips for students as we enter the new school year. They brainstorm creative ways for students to incorporate mindfulness and micro-moments of connection into their busy schedules.