Your Wellness Fortune

Engage in acts of kindness and good will without expecting something in return.

Wash your hands and dry them well! Regular hand washing can help prevent the spread of germs, bacteria, and illness.

Take breaks throughout the day to refresh and rejuvenate your mind and body.

Stay connected with those you love and care about. Talk with friends and family regularly, even when everything is fine.

Encourage good communication, trust, and honesty in your relationships. This will help set boundaries and reduce conflict.

Take time to be alone and quiet with your thoughts and feelings. It can be a time of reflection and discovery.

When walking, stay off your phone and be aware of your surroundings. Wait for vehicles to stop before you step out into a crosswalk.

College life often means tight quarters so keep you and others healthy by staying up to date on medical exams.

Find outlets that are intellectually stimulating like puzzles, social and news  media, books, etc.

Express needs, feelings, and opinions openly, honestly, and appropriately. Avoid keeping things bottled up.

There is nothing better than spending that time with friends. Look out for each other, be safe, and make good choices.

Develop a philosophy of life and live by it.

Take cover when a tornado warning have been issued. Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows.

Protect yourself if you are sexually active! Reduce your risk of contracting a disease by visiting a Health Resource Center.

Change is never easy but can be exciting. Take advantage of college experiences to broaden your perspective and vision for the future.

A positive attitude changes everything. Be optimistic. Believe in yourself and your abilities.

New situations and people can feel uncomfortable but give them a chance before you move on.

Have faith in something and/or someone. Embrace your faith!

In the evening, wear reflective gear such as something on your backpack or bright clothing so you can be seen by others.

It is normal to have questions about sexuality, intimacy, and/or reproductive healthcare. Call 217-333-2714 for a confidential appointment.

Set realistic and reasonable goals academically, personally, and professionally. Start small and build from there.

Use laughter to reduce tension and promote a positive attitude.

Talk with a trusted friend about problems or concerns. Having a strong support system can help you deal with difficult situations. 

Find purpose in life and meaning in the little things you do every day.

Use safety equipment to reduce the risk of injury to yourself or others. Investigate proper attire for different activities.

Learn ways to manage your stress. 70- 80% of all physical illness is stress related which means it can be prevented.

Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Major depression is one of the most common mental health illnesses. When treated it can be managed well.

If it doesn’t feel right it probably isn’t. Make choices that fit your values and beliefs, not someone else’s.

Join an organization or club. This is a great way to meet people, gain new skills, and build your resume.

Stay connected with your thoughts and feelings. These can help guide you in making sound decisions that you feel good about.

Engage in acts of...

Engage in acts of kindness and good will without expecting something in return.

Wash your hands and...

Wash your hands and dry them well! Regular hand washing can help prevent the spread of germs, bacteria, and illness.

Take breaks...

Take breaks throughout the day to refresh and rejuvenate your mind and body.

Stay connected with...

Stay connected with those you love and care about. Talk with friends and family regularly, even when everything is fine.

Encourage good...

Encourage good communication, trust, and honesty in your relationships. This will help set boundaries and reduce conflict.

Take time to be...

Take time to be alone and quiet with your thoughts and feelings. It can be a time of reflection and discovery.

When walking, stay...

When walking, stay off your phone and be aware of your surroundings. Wait for vehicles to stop before you step out into a crosswalk.

College life often...

College life often means tight quarters so keep you and others healthy by staying up to date on medical exams.

Find outlets that...

Find outlets that are intellectually stimulating like puzzles, social and news  media, books, etc.

Express needs,...

Express needs, feelings, and opinions openly, honestly, and appropriately. Avoid keeping things bottled up.

There is nothing...

There is nothing better than spending that time with friends. Look out for each other, be safe, and make good choices.

Develop a...

Develop a philosophy of life and live by it.

Take cover when a...

Take cover when a tornado warning have been issued. Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows.

Protect yourself if...

Protect yourself if you are sexually active! Reduce your risk of contracting a disease by visiting a Health Resource Center.

Change is never...

Change is never easy but can be exciting. Take advantage of college experiences to broaden your perspective and vision for the future.

A positive attitude...

A positive attitude changes everything. Be optimistic. Believe in yourself and your abilities.

New situations and...

New situations and people can feel uncomfortable but give them a chance before you move on.

Have faith in...

Have faith in something and/or someone. Embrace your faith!

In the evening,...

In the evening, wear reflective gear such as something on your backpack or bright clothing so you can be seen by others.

It is normal to...

It is normal to have questions about sexuality, intimacy, and/or reproductive healthcare. Call 217-333-2714 for a confidential appointment.

Set realistic and...

Set realistic and reasonable goals academically, personally, and professionally. Start small and build from there.

Use laughter to...

Use laughter to reduce tension and promote a positive attitude.

Talk with a trusted...

Talk with a trusted friend about problems or concerns. Having a strong support system can help you deal with difficult situations. 

Find purpose in...

Find purpose in life and meaning in the little things you do every day.

Use safety...

Use safety equipment to reduce the risk of injury to yourself or others. Investigate proper attire for different activities.

Learn ways to...

Learn ways to manage your stress. 70- 80% of all physical illness is stress related which means it can be prevented.

Don’t be afraid to...

Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Major depression is one of the most common mental health illnesses. When treated it can be managed well.

If it doesn’t feel...

If it doesn’t feel right it probably isn’t. Make choices that fit your values and beliefs, not someone else’s.

Join an...

Join an organization or club. This is a great way to meet people, gain new skills, and build your resume.

Stay connected with...

Stay connected with your thoughts and feelings. These can help guide you in making sound decisions that you feel good about.