Your Wellness Fortune

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

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.

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

Explore mindful activities like meditation, deep breathing, guided imagery, or yoga. Incorporate the activity into your day when possible.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 home if you are ill. Exposing yourself and others to your germs means longer recovery and catch up time for you.

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.

Volunteering is a great way to get connected with others on campus and in the community. It can also bring a sense of fulfillment.

Nurture your values, beliefs, and morals. These are the foundation that keeps you feeling grounded and supported in good and bad times.

Do your part to preserve and improve environmental conditions.  Recycle or pick up trash when you can.

Flip flops may be great for public shower or at the beach but not for everyday footwear. Your feet need proper support throughout the day.

Focus on things within your control. Avoid wasting time and energy on worries that you can’t do anything about.

Wind down your day with calming activities such as listening to music, reading a book, journaling, or sitting outside.

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

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

Wash your hands and...

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

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.

There is nothing...

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

Explore mindful...

Explore mindful activities like meditation, deep breathing, guided imagery, or yoga. Incorporate the activity into your day when possible.

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.

Avoid overloading...

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

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.

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.

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.

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 home if you...

Stay home if you are ill. Exposing yourself and others to your germs means longer recovery and catch up time for you.

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.

Volunteering is a...

Volunteering is a great way to get connected with others on campus and in the community. It can also bring a sense of fulfillment.

Nurture your values...

Nurture your values, beliefs, and morals. These are the foundation that keeps you feeling grounded and supported in good and bad times.

Do your part to...

Do your part to preserve and improve environmental conditions.  Recycle or pick up trash when you can.

Flip flops may be...

Flip flops may be great for public shower or at the beach but not for everyday footwear. Your feet need proper support throughout the day.

Focus on things...

Focus on things within your control. Avoid wasting time and energy on worries that you can’t do anything about.

Wind down your day...

Wind down your day with calming activities such as listening to music, reading a book, journaling, or sitting outside.

New situations and...

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

Stay connected with...

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