December 28, 2021
Name: Daniel Stewart
Department: Political Science
Role at UNH: Student Athlete
Year Started at UNH: 2019
What do you do to make a healthy UNH?
I workout regularly and try to eat as healthy as I can to maintain a well-balanced diet.
Do you have any tips for eating healthfully?
Don't starve yourself
Eat proteins at every meal
Snack between meals
Drink water with every meal
Have you made any tangible improvements regarding your movement or physical activity by making... Read More
December 24, 2021
How To Stay Healthy During The Holidays
The holidays can be a stressful time for many. We are not yet out of the woods with this pandemic, and as a new variant of COVID is spreading across the country, it is more important than ever to take care of your health. It is essential to prioritize both your physical and mental health to be the best version of yourself.
A lot of people spend time with family and loved ones during the holidays. Here are some tips to keep you and the ones around you... Read More
December 21, 2021
What This Means for Health Care in America
President Joe Biden has recently rolled out a new bill that will significantly change health care in America. The Biden-Harris administration has promised to ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable health care, and this bill is supposed to be a step in that direction. The Biden-Harris administration is known to say that health care is “a right, not a privilege”. So what exactly would change with this new bill?
The main components... Read More
December 19, 2021
Here you are, finishing up the first semester of your Senior year wondering, “Where did all the time go?"
Well now, the next question is, “What’s next?” Beginning a job search and finding a career after college can be daunting, especially if your only experiences are in clubs or classrooms. Job searching can be frustrating, but here are some helpful tips to steer you in the right direction:
Waiting until you have already graduated to begin your job search already sets you back... Read More
December 11, 2021
What Does This Mean?
A new variant of COVID-19, called Omicron, has been identified. The variant was reported to the WHO on November 26, 2021 by the South American government. The variant was recently detected in the United States. The positive case was reported in California, from a traveler who came from South Africa.
So far, the symptoms of the virus have been labeled as “extremely mild”. One patient said he just felt extremely tired and had a mild headache. Another reported a... Read More
December 8, 2021
Tips to Help You Grieve
The entire UNH community was extremely saddened to learn of the loss of one of our own, Vincenzo Lirosi. Vincenzo was only twenty-two years old and was taken from us too soon. The passing of a fellow student and member of the Durham community strikes pain in the hearts of many. Whether you knew Vincenzo personally or not, it is normal to grieve and mourn this loss.
Grief is a very difficult thing. There are no rules on how to grieve, and you should never be ashamed to... Read More
December 7, 2021
Recipes to Celebrate Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa is celebrated starting on December 26th until January 1st. The word Kwanzaa is a Swahili word that means “first”. Kwanzaa celebrates the first fruits of harvest, and is celebrated by many people of African descent in America. The kinara, a seven-space candle holder, is a symbol of Kwanzaa, representing the stalk where the people of Africa originated from. Fasting is a custom of Kwanzaa, along with a candle lighting ceremony where all members of the family... Read More
December 2, 2021
Tips for Keeping Your Workouts Fresh and Fun
Think about your workout routine: do you enjoy it? Are you seeing results? Do you look forward to your workouts? If you answer yes to any of these questions, keep doing what you’re doing! There is no need to change something that’s working.
However, if you answer no to any of these, or experience any of these other signs, then it might be time to change up your routine.
Signs it’s time for change:
You’re feeling stuck. If you no longer enjoy working... Read More
November 30, 2021
How Simple Affirmations Can Change Your Life
How do you talk to yourself? Are you nice and complement the things you are doing well? Or are you constantly criticizing yourself and reminding yourself of everything you are doing wrong? The sad truth is that for many people, it’s the latter.
Affirmations are statements that you repeat to yourself with confidence that you perceive to be true. Affirmations are said to work because by repeating them, you are making your mind believe that what you are... Read More
November 29, 2021
Keep Your Mind in Shape!
Mental fitness can be defined as having and maintaining a state of well-being and cultivating awareness of how we think, feel, and behave. The same way that physical fitness provides us with an increased skillset and awareness, mental fitness helps in the same way. Practicing good mental fitness provides with better capacity for decision making, whether coming from external or internal stimuli and therefore less likely to sustain emotional injury. Mental fitness is the... Read More