Kaiya Ansorge

Mindfulness Through Writing

21 hours ago
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 10, 2019 Show 655 Hour 1

An adjunct instructor in counseling and psychological education at the University of South Dakota, Kaiya Asorge has always loved to write.

This Saturday from 1:00 t0 3:00 p.m., Ansorge will introduce people to the practice of mindfulness through writing at the Prairie West Branch Library in Sioux Falls.

Writing as Meditation: The Benefits of Journaling

Dec 20, 2018
Jackie Hendry

Life can be hectic - and for many people, the holiday season can bring a seemingly endless list of to-dos and deadlines. But what if you could find a little peace by picking up a pen? The health benefits of writing and journaling are gaining more attention in research, but for some people this is nothing new. 

There’s an extensive record collection in the corner of Kaiya Ansorge’s living room. Sometimes, she sifts through the albums to find just the right sound for the day. Today she pulls out “Whipped Cream and Other Delights” by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.