Kaiya Ansorge

Managing COVID Stress: Coping Behaviors

21 hours ago

In The Moment … November 17, 2020 Show 943 Hour 2

People have responded to the pandemic in several different ways. And of our coping behaviors can be a bit ... maladaptive. Are there ways to redirect ourselves and make this experience more meaningful? Kaiya Ansorge is an adjunct instructor in counseling & psychological education at the University of South Dakota. She joins us today with her thoughts.

Arts & Lifestyle: Sep 7 -13

Sep 13, 2019

Bill Groethe, Geoff Gunderson, and S.D. Nelson. This week’s In the Moment arts and lifestyle podcast is a good one.

Mindfulness Through Writing

Sep 10, 2019

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.