Have bags and dark circles under your eyes? Tired of drinking caffeine and still feeling sleepy? Cutting back on long nights out and getting more sleep can do the trick! Sleep is good for the body physically and mentally. There are so many benefits to getting 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night. It […]Read More Your Future Depends on Your Sleep, Go to Bed!
Stomp Out Stigma Week is quickly approaching! Our annual mental health awareness week is as strong as ever with a lineup of events that will be sure to make an impact on the Eagle Nation. According to the Center for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death among those aged 15 to […]Read More SOS Week 2016
College can often feel more like a circus than where we go after high school to pursue our dreams. Maintaining grades, a job, boyfriend, girlfriend, parents, roommates, and other extracurricular activities, all while pursuing our career goals, can turn into quite the balancing act. Just like any circus performer, however, juggling everything at once takes […]Read More Coping with College
Speak out Teach everyone Observe Protect “You can recognize survivors of abuse by their courage. When silence is so very inviting, they step forward and share their truth so others know they aren’t alone.” ― Jeanne McElvaney, Healing Insights: Effects of Abuse for Adults Abused as Children For many years now, Georgia Southern University has brought […]Read More Clothesline Project
Every spring semester, the Wellness department dedicates an entire week to educating students about the seven dimensions of wellness. Through several fun events and activities, students will learn ways to bring new, healthy habits into their current lifestyle. Wellness Week begins on February 8th with the Wellness Week Kickoff from 11am-1pm at the Rotunda. Join […]Read More Wellness Week 2016
Two weeks ago was Stomp Out Stigma (SOS) Week, a week full of stress-free activities such as therapy dog sessions and Worry-Free Wednesday and self-awareness programs like Check-Up from the Neck-Up (a national depression screening) and the Happy documentary showing. The main reason for SOS Week was to bring awareness to our Mental Health. So this week […]Read More Self Love is the Best Love
By: Courtney Rorex, Wellness Ambassador and Journalism Major with a Minor in Health Education & Promotion “When many students start college, health and well-being tend to be forgotten when trying to balance schoolwork and a social life. When it becomes apparent that better care is needed for a healthier lifestyle, actions such as eating healthier […]Read More Mental Health Stigma and You