Spotlight on: Riley Hall

Name: Riley Hall

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Department: College of Liberal Arts: Undeclared

Role at UNH: Student 

Year started at UNH: 2021

What do you do to make a healthy UNH?

I do my best to stay active outside as much as possible as well as workout multiple times a week. I also encourage others around me to do the same.  

Do you have any tips for eating healthfully?

Try to make smart and healthy decisions when eating at the dining halls. It can be difficult and tempting not to, but balancing everything in a healthy way is key.  

Have you made any tangible improvements regarding your movement or physical activity by making positive changes in your life? 

Yes, I use working out as a way to let off some steam, it also improves my mental health in a positive way.  

Do you have any positive words of encouragement for members of our audience who are feeling completely drained and burnt out from this pandemic?

I would say to keep pushing through because it will get easier as time goes on. People get stronger together during difficult times, like this pandemic.  

What do you do to improve your emotional wellness?

Personally, I improve my emotional wellness by hanging out with friends and staying very active. 

What does health mean to you?

Health means to me doing everything you can to keep yourself in a good position physically and mentally.  

Over the last year, have you felt more comfortable advocating for yourself when receiving healthcare?

As I have matured, I definitely feel more comftorable advocating for myself compared to in the past.