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Summer Wellness Spotlight: Improving Wellness By Managing Stress

Our summer focus on wellness now turns to stress management for the month of August. The topic of how to manage stress is always popular in college settings. Students are not only focused on class work but also have to juggle family, jobs, finances, health, and other responsibilities. It can be difficult to find time…

Summer Wellness Spotlight: Connections to Ourselves and Others

As we focus this summer on themes that promote wellness, our discussion for July will center around how important it is to connect with those around us and with our own values, goals, and strengths. “Connection is why we’re here and gives purpose and meaning to our lives,” said Dr. Brené Brown. Dr. Brown has…

Summer Wellness Spotlight: Mind & Body Connection

Maintaining your health and wellness is important throughout the year and especially relevant as we navigate COVID-19. Navigating multiple roles and responsibilities as a student, family member, friend, and professional can make it difficult to find time for your own self-care and well-being. This summer, we’ll be sharing themes each month that promote wellness. This…

Top Tips For De-Stressing

School work, jobs, parenting, cooking, cleaning, and so much more. We get it. Everyone has a lot on their plates right now and everything might be a little overwhelming. April is Stress Awareness Month, so now is a great time to focus on improving your mental health so you can be the best version of…

Addressing Penn State World Campus Student Concerns about Coronavirus

Out of an abundance of caution, Penn State has announced that all classes will be delivered remotely for the rest of the spring 2020 semester, due to the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19). As a student who is learning online through Penn State World Campus, this situation will affect you in different ways than students…

Staying Healthy During Finals

As finals near and winter weather approaches, don’t forget to take time to focus on your overall well-being and staying healthy. When you’re working hard on schoolwork, allotting time for anything else is far from a priority. But if you’re not taking care of you, it makes concentrating on your work and giving it your…