June 8, 2021
The Power of a Growth Mindset
In 2006, Carol Dweck (an American Psychologist) discussed her theories on Fixed and Growth mindsets in her book “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success”. Although her research was mainly focused on school-aged children, her works on Mindset can be applied to people at any age and stage of life.
Simply put, a person has a fixed mindset if they believe that their talents, skills, and intelligence are just fixed traits. Meaning that there is nothing (or very... Read More
April 25, 2021
My Favorite Stretches
After nearly a year of working remote in some capacity, a lot of us have become more sedentary. Including me. Being in college, before the start of the pandemic, I was alway running around campus all day every day. I was always on the go, getting an average of 15,000+ steps per day. Since the start of the pandemic, I have been lucky to get 5,000 steps on a good day. But in all reality I am getting maybe 2,000-3,000 steps per day which is mostly contributed to a daily... Read More
April 21, 2021
Name: Katie Baker
Department: COLA: Women's and Gender Studies
Role at UNH: Alumni
Year Started at UNH: 2015
How does getting this vaccine make you feel?
Getting the vaccine makes me feel so incredibly relieved and hopeful for a “post-pandemic” future.
What does getting this vaccine mean to you?
Being able to get the vaccine allows me to begin seeing a light at the end of this very long tunnel. I was not expecting to be eligible for the vaccine until it was opened... Read More
April 21, 2021
How Caring for Your Plants Can Improve Your Emotional Wellbeing.
There is just something so special about walking into a fresh and clean house, apartment, or dorm room and seeing a happy little houseplant perched on your window sill or desk. Please tell me I’m not the only one who feels this way. There’s just something special about it. The air smells just a little sweeter, and a calming wave of emotions seems to wash over you. Taking a small amount of time each day to care for your plants can... Read More
January 15, 2015
Living in New Hampshire, it can be hard to find ways to exercise in the winter.
Even if it is warm enough to go on a walk or run outside, the roads may be too icy or snowy to exercise on. I find that one of the easiest fixes to this problem is to join your local gym. Plenty of different gyms offer holiday membership deals such as reduced sign up fees or even a month or two free! Some facilities may even offer free trial periods. Joining a gym not only gives you somewhere warm to workout... Read More