July 23, 2019
The Importance Of Drinking Water
Your body is made up of 60% water.
Really? Then why is it so important that I drink so much water?
According to Medical News Today, there are multiple benefits to drinking water. Drinking water lubricates your joints, helps the body form salivia and mucus, helps deliver oxygen throughout the body, helps improve your skin, provides cushioning for your brain and spinal cord, regulates body temperature, helps you digest your foods, helps maintain a healthy and... Read More
July 16, 2019
NAME: JULIET KARAM
POSITION/ROLE AT UNH: STUDENT
What does health mean to you?
To me, health means that you are both happy and healthy. I think that there needs to be a good balance between being mentally healthy and physically healthy.
What do you do to make a healthy UNH?
To make a healthy UNH, I make sure I make good eating options in the dining hall and stay away from sugary drinks. I also make sure that I keep myself busy during the day by going... Read More
July 9, 2019
Tips For Enjoying Your Summer And Keeping Your Mental Health In Check
Summer vacation is long anticipated by most people, but especially for those in a school setting, like students and teachers. Summer is synonymous with relaxing, soaking up the sun, and enjoying more leisurely days. However, some people with mental health issues report the summer can be tough.
People who struggle with anxiety and stress can experience difficulty with less structure to their schedules, the expectation to be "... Read More
July 2, 2019
Farmers Markets & CSAs in New Hampshire
New England is known for its variety of fruits and vegetables, especially in the summer season. There’s nothing better than tasting fresh corn or tomatoes off the vine.
So when you’re in the mood for eating fresh and local, head to a local farmers market. This listing in New Hampshire Magazine can help you find one nearby.
Another option for farm fresh veggies is through a CSA. CSA is short for "community supported agriculture." When you join a CSA,... Read More
June 13, 2019
Tips For Creating A Healthy & Delicious Smoothie
Smoothies are not only quick and easy, they’re also a great way to gain nutrients, and will tide you over until your next meal.
Sometimes people worry too much about measuring out their ingredients for their smoothies, but I’ve found that the best smoothies come from just tossing my favorite fruits and vegetables together and turning the blender on - no planning involved! Below are some essentials that I think you should include in your... Read More
June 3, 2019
Why You Should Wear Sunscreen
As the hot summer months are quickly approaching, it’s important to remember to apply sunscreen. Sunscreen decreases your risk of skin cancer, protects your skin from early aging, and keeps sunburns away.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, everyone should be wearing sunscreen because it helps protect your skin from harmful ultraviolet rays. The sun is powerful, and no matter who you are, anyone is susceptible to skin cancer.
Choosing sunscreen can be... Read More
May 28, 2019
The Best Exercises Outside Of The Gym
Sometimes, just getting yourself to the gym can be an accomplishment within itself. It can be hard to find time or motivation to workout. And going to the gym can be very intimidating for some.
But who said you need to head to a gym to workout? Harvard Medical School identified five of the best ways people can be active:
Swimming - Whether you’re doing laps in the pool or doing intervals of treading water, swimming is a great form of exercise. When you’re... Read More
April 30, 2019
A Revolutionary Workout Technique
One day in the mid 90’s in Colombia, a fitness instructor known as Alberto “Beto” Perez was teaching a workout class. Before it began, he realized that he forgot to bring his usual workout mixtape with him. Knowing that he needed some type of music, he decided to grab some Latin albums from his car. When he put the CD’s in the CD player, he told people in his class to just follow his movement as usual. When Salsa, Rumba, and Merengue music came on, he started... Read More
April 9, 2019
Why Students Are Facing Psychological Problems
Young adults, especially college students (aged 18-24), are the most common group of people to struggle from psychological health issues. Anxiety and depression are most common.
Psychological health issues have always been prelevant in our society, but since approximately a decade or so ago, there has been a significant increase in numbers.
Students have to balance many parts of their life - academics, athletics, work, relationships - to ensure... Read More
April 2, 2019
How To Explore & Get Off Campus
Are you interested in getting off of campus and exploring the outdoors with other UNH students? If so, then checkout the programs offered by the Hamel Recreation Center.
During the weekdays and the weekends, Hamel Rec offers a variety of programs for students to take advantage of. Whether you’re interested in Surfing, Water Tours, Backpacking/ Overnights, Full Day Hikes, Ice Climbing, Rock Climbing, or Telemark Skiing, Hamel Rec offers nearly any adventure... Read More