March 9, 2016
Here is What You Need to Know Before You Pick Up a Cigar
In a survey given to students at 119 colleges nationwide, the Harvard School of Public Health revealed that 23% of college students reported they had smoked a cigar in the last year, while 9% said they were current cigar users.
Most college students assume that cigars are not as harmful to your health as cigarettes are. Now that there is a smaller version of the cigar available, it is becoming even more appealing to the younger population... Read More
February 24, 2016
How to Boost Your Body Image
Body image is how you see yourself when you look in the mirror, or when you picture yourself in your mind. As college students, we are surrounded by other young men and women, which can make us obsess over our own body image. We are constantly being exposed to media that revolves around body image. Every celebrity on a magazine cover is photo shopped to perfection, which causes us to think that is what everyone should look like. Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook... Read More
February 10, 2016
Beat Those Winter Blues! Tips for Staying Active During the Winter
As temperatures start to cool down you may find yourself staying indoors and neglecting being physically active. Curling up by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate does sound tempting, but there are many benefits to keeping yourself active throughout the winter. Do not think of it as an extra chore to fit some exercise in. There are a lot of creative ways to stay active during these next few cold months!
Shopping as your cardio... Read More
January 21, 2016
7 Tips on How to Eat Healthy on a Budget
Eating healthy does not have to be expensive. You do not have to shop at Whole Foods every week, or eat only organic foods to be healthy. There are other ways to buy healthy foods without spending a fortune.
Here are seven tips to help make your next grocery trip less expensive:
Eat your greens: You can often get frozen vegetables for about a dollar a bag. These are easy to cook and will add a lot of nutrition to your meal!
Learn to love whole grains:... Read More
January 6, 2016
Stressed? UNH has the perfect solution to help you relax
The New Year is a time to focus on your well-being. However, it is also a time that can be stressful and tiring. Make it your goal this new year to set some time aside for YOU. Reiki may be the solution to your everyday stressors. It is open to the entire UNH community.
Reiki is based on the idea that we all have energy that allows us to be well. When that energy is off balance, we are more likely to become ill or unhappy. The stressors... Read More
November 3, 2015
5 Healthy On The Go Tips To Help Carry You Through The Work Week
Eating right throughout a busy work week can be difficult. We understand it is hard to make healthy decisions when balancing work and family. Sometimes you may be so busy you reach for the closest item in reach. Well, the days of hitting up the vending machine in between meetings are over.
Here are five easy tips to make your week a lot healthier:
Use Sunday to Get Ahead
Plan out your meals every Sunday. Write out a grocery list... Read More
October 27, 2015
Come Join UNH in Helping to Prevent Suicide and Promote Mental Wellness Across Campus
College can present many challenges that are difficult to deal with. You may be trying to balance schoolwork, a part-time job, participating in clubs, a social life, and/or playing a sport. You may feel as if everything is piling up and you are unsure how to make it go away.
On October 29, 2015 from 11 AM to 2 PM, UNH is hosting Fresh Check Day in the Granite State Room of the MUB. This is your chance to learn... Read More
October 22, 2015
The Flu Vaccine: Fact vs. Fiction
New school year means new people, new germs, and new strains of the flu. Every year, Health Services posts flyers around campus to promote the flu vaccine. Many students will get it because it is free and seems like the right thing to do. While others do not get it because they believe it is harmful, or that they simply do not need it.
The flu is an illness that will never disappear. Students need to know the facts about the flu vaccine, so that they can make... Read More
October 13, 2015
Attention UNH Employees! Unleash Your Inner Self at the Being Fierce and Fabulous Women’s Expo!
With all that life throws your way, it is easy to lose sight of who you are and what makes you happy. Every year, the Being Fierce and Fabulous Women’s Group of UNH hosts this amazing event. This group empowers women to explore who they are, what makes them happy, and how to live a confident and fulfilling life.
On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 the Being Fierce and Fabulous Women’s Expo will be taking... Read More
October 8, 2015
3 Reasons Why a Group Fitness Class Should be a Part of Your Daily Routine
Are you unsure about how to use the equipment at the gym? Is there not enough time in your busy day to workout? Look no further because group fitness may be the answer for you! We understand that going to the gym can be intimidating. It seems like everyone there knows exactly what to do! It can be time consuming to walk around the gym and figure out how you are going to break a sweat.
Exercising should be a time... Read More