October 11, 2013
Year Started at UNH: 2008
What does health mean to you?: Many people think of health as the food choices you make and your physical stamina but it is really so much more than that. Health goes beyond just physical status and includes mental and emotional health as well. Being healthy to me means that you are able to live a lifestyle in which you are able to do all the things that make you happy. For some people that is going for a 10 mile run every day, but for... Read More
October 3, 2013
Former Student and Healthy UNH Intern
What does health mean to you?: To me the key to health is balance. While eating nutritious foods and exercising regularly is important, I think that making time & space for all the things you enjoy in your life is key to health.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: To start, I am a Healthy UNH intern! This allows me the opportunity to spread the message of health and wellness across UNH’s campus through blogging about different topics as well as... Read More
October 1, 2013
Student and RA in the Upper Quad
What does health mean to you?: I feel that health means to have a proper diet and feel energized and ready to accomplish school. To be healthy means that I am ready to take on all obstacles that are presented to me.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: Recycling, promoting good eating habits to my residents, and encouraging people to be outside and be active.
How do you stay fit?: I stay fit by trying to go to the gym about 5 times a week and watch what I eat... Read More
September 26, 2013
College of Health and Human Services
Year Started at UNH: 2011
What does health mean to you?: Being healthy is a lifestyle and a choice. It is about being active and also making good nutrition choices, managing stress, getting adequate sleep.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I always try to be as active as possible during the day by walking to all campus meetings, taking the stairs, monitoring my diet and parking far away from stores in the parking lot.
How do you stay fit?: I just... Read More
September 19, 2013
Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Dimond Library Interlibrary Loan
Year Started at UNH: 2009
What does health mean to you?: Health means not feeling crappy and having the energy and ability to do fun things. And also, looking good - vanity. It’s for real.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I don’t jaywalk.
How do you stay fit?: I don’t eat carbs; I try to do exercise-y type things a few days a week. I was really into Step Aerobics for a while, I also do Pilates, I walk my dog, ride a bike. I’m... Read More
September 17, 2013
Office of Business Affairs
Year Started at UNH: 1997
What does health mean to you?: Feeling good on a daily basis. No aches or pains.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: UNH Dining is committed to helping the University be healthy by being very supportive of the Healthy UNH initiative. We have an excellent Dietitian on staff, Rochelle L’Italien. She has been very active on campus and in working with students, faculty and staff. She is always available for a session to get you... Read More
September 13, 2013
Former RA in Gibbs Hall
What does health mean to you?: Health to me means being happy in my own skin.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I walk whenever I can rather than taking the bus. I get involved on campus (Pre-vet Club, MUB events, being an RA). Getting involved is healthy because it allows you to get out of your dorm room and become one with the community here at UNH. You can meet and make new friends and get the opportunity to become a leader here at UNH and with all that comes the... Read More
September 9, 2013
College of Liberal Arts
Year Started at UNH: 1978
What does health mean to you?: Health is the condition of the body and mind as they carry out their normal biological and psychological functions.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: Besides attempting to stay fit (see below), I try to eat well. My attempts are often unsuccessful, but if I adhere to the principle “everything in moderation,” I generally meet my goals.
How do you stay fit?: I try to workout 5 or 6 days per week. I run for... Read More
September 6, 2013
Program Director of Veterinary Technology
Veterinary Technology at the Thompson School
Year Started at UNH: 2007
What does health mean to you?: It means being able to do what I want without limitations. The older I get, the more I realize the importance of my health. If I want to keep doing what I like, for as long as possible, I have to stay healthy.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I encourage my students to stay active, to walk rather than take the bus, etc. I also teach my students... Read More
September 4, 2013
Lead Personal Trainer
Year Started at UNH: 2009
What does health mean to you?: Being healthy is a lifestyle choice that encompasses more than one component. A healthy diet, exercise program, and strong relationship with family and friends, are just examples of some components of health that aggregate to promote an overall feeling of fulfillment in life. I use these components to create a healthy lifestyle for myself and balance that allows me experience life to the fullest.... Read More