Stress and Wellness

As students, we experience stress from many different sources: New independence Classes and exams Social obligations Roommate negotiations Financial commitments Family turmoil Not all stress is bad; in fact, some stress can keep you out of the way of danger or even help you express your talents and perform well. Chronic stress, or stress that ... [Read more...]

Be Well: Mindful Yoga

The Wellness Initiative is offering a free series of yoga and mindfulness classes to undergraduate students this quarter! Wednesdays | 6:30am - 8:00am | Hill Hall Lounge Thursdays | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | FFMC Gym Be Well is an 8-week series of yoga classes that integrate mindfulness meditation. Each week, students will learn about mindfulness, ... [Read more...]

Mind-Body Connection

The idea of the connection between the mind and the body is far from new. This idea goes all the way back to Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, and is also still prominent in Eastern medicine traditions. The mind-body connection refers to how your mind affects your body and how your body affects your ... [Read more...]

The Types of Wellness

Balancing all of the different aspects of your life and your wellness can be difficult. Many of us tend to prioritize certain things in our lives and neglect others. For example, students can tend to prioritize their schoolwork, and put exercise, socializing, and emotional needs on the back burner. What areas of your life do ... [Read more...]