Tagged: wellness

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,...