SPOTLIGHT ON: HEATHER FOLLETT

January 17, 2022

 

Photo Courtesy: Heather Follett

Name: Heather Follett

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Department: Human Development and Family Studies

Role at UNH: Student

Year Started at UNH: 2018

What do you do to make a healthy UNH?

I move my body daily and try to walk to as many places as possible. 

Do you have any tips for eating healthfully?

I get Hello Fresh delivered, which helps me cook healthy meals! 

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

I got a puppy- which pushes me to move my body. I now go on daily walks with her regardless of the weather.  

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

Only place to go is up (: 

What do you do to improve your emotional wellness?

Take time off- I will put aside all of the things that I need to do and just let myself have a night to decompress. 

What does health mean to you?

It has multiple meanings. Physical health is just as important as mental health  

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

Yes, I found a doctor who I feel comfortable with which has made all the difference.

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