Stay Well at Home
Even if you’re taking all your courses online, there are still plenty of ways to maintain your physical and mental wellbeing while you’re hanging out at home! Check out Campus Recreation’s list of online fitness, mental health, and at-home learning resources.
The Student Recreation Center has its very own relaxation space. The room includes a massage chair, speaker, and beach theme. Book an appointment in the Oasis, and give yourself time to unwind and recharge. The Oasis is free for all members of the SRC.
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The Dimensions of Wellness
Finding the right balance of physical activity, nutrition, and mental well-being to keep the body functioning in good condition.
Getting consistent and adequate sleep, practicing physical activity and body movement, and having safe sex are all ways to engage with physical wellness.
Engaging in creative and mentally-stimulating activities to expand knowledge and skills, thinking critically, and solving problems.
Picking up a new hobby, solving crossword puzzles or playing board games, and learning a foreign language are ways to practice intellectual wellness.
Understanding yourself and being able to acknowledge and share feelings and emotions in a productive manner.
Practicing mindfulness, developing outlets for stress, and setting boundaries with others are ways to engage with emotional wellness.
Living in harmony with nature and your personal environment, and taking action to protect the world around you.
Spending time outdoors, using reusable water bottles, and volunteering with organizations that promote sustainability are ways to practice environmental wellness.
Maximizing your happiness in your workplace, building relationships with coworkers, and achieving work-life balance.
Setting goals, practicing time management, and seeking out opportunities to use your unique talents are ways to engage with occupational wellness.
Building and nurturing supportive relationships, forming genuine connections with others, and learning to balance social time with other aspects of life.
Joining a new club or organization, rekindling old friendships, and reaching out to new people in class or at work are ways to practice social wellness.
Seeking meaning in life events, defining individual purpose, and developing harmony with your inner self and the outside world.
Searching for deeper meaning, engaging with a religious faith, and spending time practicing mindfulness are ways to engage with spiritual wellness.
Managing money and other assets in a responsible manner and taking care of the stress and confusion that can accompany finances.
Creating a budget, organizing financial records and keeping track of them, and taking advantage of discounts are ways to practice financial wellness.