Counseling Services at Collin College's McKinney campus are located in the B Wing. (Courtesy Collin College)

“I am kind to myself.”That is one of the mantras yoga instructor Monique French Barton gives to her students during morning meditation.

The goal of a mantra is to help students start the day on a positive note that they can revisit throughout the day, French Barton said.

French Barton teaches both meditation and yoga at Collin College, but not on one of the school’s campuses throughout Collin County. She is an instructor for TimelyCare, which is part of the college’s 24/7 telehealth program called CougarCare.

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