Mental Well-Being and Resilience
Your mental wellbeing is about your thoughts and feelings and how you cope with the ups and downs of everyday life. It's not the same thing as mental health, although the two can influence each other. It's here that our level of resilience comes into play. Resilience is your ability to cope with change and adversity. By strengthening your resilience, you're better able to maintain good mental wellbeing through all of life's ups and downs. The Mental Well-Being Team hosts a number of events related to positive ways to increase overall mental well-being, decrease stress, and foster resilience. Our program topics include:
- Stress management
- Building resilience
Mind-Body Space (2nd floor, Center for Well-Being) — We developed a space for students that encourages relaxation, meditation & contemplation to foster the connection between the mind and body. Programs include:
- Yoga for Anxiety
- Yoga for Resilience
- Yoga for Trauma
- Drop-in Meditation
- Meditation – guided meditation with a peer health educator or an app
- Biofeedback – learn breathing techniques to help calm the mind and senses
- Journaling activities (paper, colored pens/pencils; art supplies)
- Small group classes and activities (e.g., paint or drawing class, tea, and journaling, wellness-related group discussions, meditation workshops, etc.)
For more information about our events, check out our Upcoming Events page.
Learn to Live - Webinars
We invite you to attend the Learn to Live webinars, presented by Dr. Russ and the Learn to Live Coaching Team. These 30-minute presentations aim to provide useful tips and guidelines to improve your mental well-being.
Check back for live webinar dates. Learn to Live is 100% confidential. Even though we ask for some information upon registering for these webinars, this information is not shared with your employer, institution, or health care provider.
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