Category: Column

Wellness Wednesday: Things to Think About

​I keep learning new things. I continue to evolve in my thinking about what wellness is and what it means to different people. Geez, humans are complex. And ever-changing.   I think a first step is we...

Wellness Wednesday: Two Sides to Every Story

​Two sides of the same coin.  Two sides to every story.    Our strengths are often our weaknesses. When we are determined and stubborn and committed to follow through on a task, it is a...

Wellness Wednesday: Great Expectations

Charles Schulz, author/cartoonist of Peanuts said, “there is no heavier burden than a great potential.” Yep, expectations are fraught with thinking ‘what if ______ doesn’t turn out as I planned?!’ Many of us start...

Wellness Wednesday: The Cure of Connection

“Contrary to what many people believe, well-being isn’t just about being happy.  Well-being is about the combination of our love for what we do each day, the quality of our relationships . . ....

Wellness Wednesday: Exercise and Academics

The benefits of exercise and being active are endless — improved brain health, alleviated anxiety and depression, restful, rejuvenating sleep, weight management, reduced risk for cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, and more!    With...

Wellness Wednesday: Managing Stress

Fall is falling.  Take a stress break.   Here we are in Week 5 of Fall term; the end of October. Midterms. Darkness. Wetness. The cavalcade of things to do is astounding and the deadlines...

Wellness Wednesday: Look Up!

Greetings of Fall!   Every week, this column brings you news to ponder and ideas to try out, all related to health and well-being. While my job is primarily advising, I also work to teach,...

Wellness Wednesday: Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The Student Leadership Council has planned a series of events this week (May 9-13) to shed light on this important topic. Mental health is an important aspect of...

Majestic Faces Possible Budget Cut

​​”With the proposed $34,000 budget, The Majestic would only be able to do one show on the main stage, one musical, and would cut the reader’s theatre in half. The Majestic Piece Theatre would be completely destroyed,” said Director Sarah Sheldrick.