January 19, 2017
7 Reasons Why Coloring Will Save Your Academic Success
An important part of mental health is staying relaxed. Taking a break from the stressful parts of life is necessary in order to keep yourself balanced. One great way to stay relaxed is to color! I find the repetitive motion to be therapeutic, and it helps me forget about my worries of the day.
Here seven reasons why you should bust out the Crayola crayons, colored pencils, or markers:
• Increased relaxation
• Expanded creativity
• Self-... Read More
November 22, 2016
How to Reduce Stress During Finals Week
Finals week is quickly approaching and you know what that means - so much unwanted stress! Managing stress is a key factor to success, so it’s important to take time to relax in order to be your best.
Enter Frazzle Free Finals! Each semester, Healthy UNH works with Campus Partners such as UNH Library, Health Services, and UNH Dining to offer awesome activities such as study snacks, chair massages, and art therapy, to help reduce stress and increase fun. ... Read More
March 17, 2014
Most people are aware of the physical health risks associated with smoking tobacco, but research shows that smoking can also have significant effects on an individual’s mental health. Many people turn to tobacco for temporary stress relief, but recent findings prove that smoking has adverse long-term mental health effects. Nicotine only produces temporary feelings of pleasure. Once the feelings diminish, withdrawal symptoms rapidly set in. Anxiety, irritability, impatience and anger may develop... Read More