Your Wellness Fortune

Avoid overloading your backpack. This can lead to poor posture, back problems, and fatigue. 

Lather up!  Sunscreen is a great way to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun which can lead to skin cancer.

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.

Meeting new people is a part of your college experience. Embrace opportunities to learn from someone who is different from you.

Develop a philosophy of life and live by it.

Appreciate and respect the environment. Experience the beauty around you. Become more aware of your surroundings.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Learn to prioritize. Take care of what you can get done today, right now. This will reduce the risk of procrastination.

Encourage respectful and meaningful relationships. Eliminate relationships that carry negativity and pull you down.

Socializing doesn’t always mean you have to go out. Have fun doing activities with others in your residence hall or right around you.

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

Clear the clutter! Keep your space around you nice and tidy. It can have an effect on how you think and feel.

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

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.

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

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

Pollen and weather conditions can be a trigger for many with allergies. Check the weather so you can be prepared.

Stay active! Walk to class, take the stairs, park farther away, go to the gym, participate in sports or a group fitness class, ride a b

Surround yourself with others who share in your beliefs and values. This will help you stay positive, productive, and motivated.

Use journaling as a way to purge your thoughts and feelings. It is a great technique to help you stay calm and relaxed.

Talk with your partner openly about needs and wants. Being respectful can lead to healthy, nurturing relationships.

Give a compliment to someone today. It may just make their day and be exactly what they needed in that moment.

Avoid overloading...

Avoid overloading your backpack. This can lead to poor posture, back problems, and fatigue. 

Lather up! ...

Lather up!  Sunscreen is a great way to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun which can lead to skin cancer.

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.

Meeting new people...

Meeting new people is a part of your college experience. Embrace opportunities to learn from someone who is different from you.

Develop a...

Develop a philosophy of life and live by it.

Appreciate and...

Appreciate and respect the environment. Experience the beauty around you. Become more aware of your surroundings.

Wash your hands and...

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

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.

Encourage good...

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

Have faith in...

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

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.

Learn to prioritize...

Learn to prioritize. Take care of what you can get done today, right now. This will reduce the risk of procrastination.

Encourage...

Encourage respectful and meaningful relationships. Eliminate relationships that carry negativity and pull you down.

Socializing doesn’t...

Socializing doesn’t always mean you have to go out. Have fun doing activities with others in your residence hall or right around you.

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.

Clear the clutter!...

Clear the clutter! Keep your space around you nice and tidy. It can have an effect on how you think and feel.

Learn ways to...

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

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.

Join an...

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

Find purpose in...

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

Pollen and weather...

Pollen and weather conditions can be a trigger for many with allergies. Check the weather so you can be prepared.

Stay active! ...

Stay active! Walk to class, take the stairs, park farther away, go to the gym, participate in sports or a group fitness class, ride a bike.

Surround yourself...

Surround yourself with others who share in your beliefs and values. This will help you stay positive, productive, and motivated.

Use journaling as a...

Use journaling as a way to purge your thoughts and feelings. It is a great technique to help you stay calm and relaxed.

Talk with your...

Talk with your partner openly about needs and wants. Being respectful can lead to healthy, nurturing relationships.

Give a compliment...

Give a compliment to someone today. It may just make their day and be exactly what they needed in that moment.