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Campus Life offers many opportunities to improve your awareness of the relationship between mind and body and to adopt a healthy and balanced lifestyle, thus achieving a psychophysical balance and all-around personal health.

In addition, a Mindfulness Area is available on campus. This area is meant to be a space for reflection, and individual mindfulness and meditation practices. Find out more!

  • Yoga and Meditation

During the 2nd semester 2023-24, campus life offers a series of classes of yoga and meditation to help you improve your awareness of the relationship between mind and body. Discover the complete program here.

  • Health and Wellbeing

Seminars and other activities

During the ay 2023-24 you will have the chance to participate in activities on prevention, health and wellbeing offered in collaboration with health institutes.

Let's Talk: Sexuality and your Well-being

Sexuality is a central aspect of life. It is connected to our overall health, involving both our mental and physical well-being. Contact with each other's bodies requires also getting in touch with oneself, one's fears, fantasies, and expectations. How do you experience sexuality? How important is it in your life? Do you have questions about this area of your life as it relates to your relationship with yourself and others? You can hear from an expert in the field and ask questions you may be wondering about.

If you are interested in learning more about this topic, book a brief interview with an expert through the link below.

Meetings will be one-on-one with a duration of about 30 minutes in the Campus Life Space, via Bocconi 12.

27 February 2024 from 2pm to 6:30pm (in Italian) > book your slot here

28 February 2024 from 2pm to 6:30pm (in English) > book your slot here

If you cannot find any available slot, please write an email to campuslife@unibocconi.it to be included in a waiting list.

Meetings will be held in Italian by Marco Pastorini, specialist in cognitive psychotherapy and clinical sexology (www.marcopastorini.com) and in English by Johnmarco Walter Scupelli, Bilingual Therapist following the Social Constructionist and the Constructivist-Relational models. He works with children, adolescents, and adults offering individual, couples, and family sessions both in English and Italian. He studied at A.I.S.P.A. Associazione Italiana Sessuologia Psicologia Applicata directed by Dr. Willy Pasini in Milan becoming both a certified Sex Counsellor in 2021 and then Clinical Sexologist in 2023. (Johnmarco Scupelli — Bilingual Therapy). 

Meeting on addictions

7 March 2024 at 6pm (online)
In Italian with simultaneous translation into English

Substance and Behavioral Addictions: How to recognize and manage them

Our sensitivities and the vulnerabilities or frailties that characterize us are often adaptive to our living environment. However, if they are not understood and managed they can become the basis for dysfunctional – i.e. inadequate attitudes and generate addictions, such as addictions to substances (smoking, alcohol, drugs) or behaviors (gambling, electronic devices, sex, work, sports, TV series...).

During the event, the basics and models of behavioral vulnerability, understood as the ability to recognize a resource in one's limitations, without considering them a pathology, will be explained. We will then discuss the signs and indicators that we can use as alarm bells to understand if we are enacting addictive behaviors.

Gabriele Zanardi: psychologist, psychotherapist and neuropsychologist. Adjunct Professor at the University of Pavia Department of Experimental and Forensic Medicine and President of the Italian Toxic Addiction Society Lombardy. Since 1998, he has been working on neuroscience applied to the understanding and clinical analysis of human behavior, particularly in the addiction and behavioral addiction fields. After collaborating with the US National Institute on Drug Abuse, in addition to various popular and scientific activities, for the last 5 years he has been involved in the application of transcranial magnetic stimulation.

Moderated by Giulia Rancati, Bocconi counselor.

Past activities:

Meeting on Affectivity

8 November 2023 at 6:15pm
The talk will be held online via Zoom in Italian with simultaneous English translations.

The link to join the session is:

ID meeting: 948 0454 1546
Password: 081123

Interpersonal Relations: FromHealthy" Relationships to Emotional Dependencies

Have you ever felt distressed or trapped in a relationship?
Have you ever felt that you were in a "toxic" relationship?
Have you felt limited in relationships?
Have you ever had difficulty ending a friendship or romantic relationship?

In our meeting we will address some aspects of recognizing a healthy relationship from a dysfunctional one.

The need to bond with significant others (friends, classmates, partners, etc.) is a central element of the human experience and has been widely described in psychology, philosophy and literature.

However, the relationships we establish with others are not always beneficial to our wellbeing.

We often find ourselves in relationships that do not serve us and end up being harmful, even evolving into an emotional dependency. This happens when one is sought out for protection, guidance and support even in situations where the other person can autonomously function; dependency becomes rigid and pervasive, with the implication that it is absolutely necessary.

In these cases, an emotional dependency can develop.

In this talk we will try to learn more about how to recognize the elements of a healthy relationship as well as the warning signs to understand if we are experiencing a dysfunctional relationship that can lead to emotional dependency. In the final discussion we will share a reflection on the importance of consensus in relationships


6:15pm Opening statement and introduction
6:30-7:30pm Interpersonal relations: How to understand if they help or harm us
7:30-8:00pm Discussion and Q&A


Dr. Antonino Carcione is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist. Founder and scientific director of II Centro di Psicoterapia Cognitiva in Rome, Teacher at the APC, SPC and SICC schools of specialization in cognitive psychotherapy. Professor at the University of L’Aquila.


Dr. Laura Rigobello is a psychologist and psychotherapist. PhD. Bocconi University Counseling Service. Teacher at the APC and SPC schools.

How to participate?

Register in yoU@B student Diary, sign up for various activities widget, by 7 November.

World Mental Health Day 2023

World Mental Health Day — 10 October 2023

Campus Life - Counseling, Self-empowerment and Wellbeing is organizing a special activity to celebrate this day and to understand and remind us how important it is to foster and develop our mental health. 

Discover the complete program!

Walk-in Health Nutrition

Have you ever found yourself paying too much attention to what you eat or using food as company or as a tool to regulate your emotions?

Have you ever found yourself watching your fitness and reducing your diet to achieve a hoped-for weight result?

On 17 October 2023 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm you will have the opportunity to talk to an expert in health nutrition.  If you are interested please send an e-mail to campuslife@unibocconi.it.

The meetings will be held by:

- Sara Bertelli psychotherapist. She has been dealing with Eating Behavior Disorders since 1996 with clinical, research and training activities. Since 2003, she has been in charge of the DCA outpatient clinic at San Paolo Hospital in Milan. President of Nutrimente Onlus (association for the Prevention and Knowledge of Eating Disorders).

- Simona Anselmetti: psychologist psychotherapist, collaborates with Nutrimente Onlus.

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