November 29, 2017
Learn How To Destress This Finals Season with Healthy UNH
Are impending finals causing you copious amounts of stress? According to the American Psychological Association, chronic or long-term stress can cause:
Migraines and headaches
Trouble breathing or increased asthma attacks for those with the disease
Elevated stress hormones (cortisol, adrenaline, and noradrenaline)
Elevated heart rate and blood pressure
These are many reasons to join... Read More
November 22, 2017
Wellness coaches are available right on campus to help you improve your physical, social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, intellectual, occupational, and financial wellness.
Are you looking to make your health a priority but don't know where to start, what to do, or just don't feel like you have time? Luckily, UNH provides professional wellness coaches and educators that want to help you.
According to the Office of Health Education and Promotion, wellness is:
• An active process through... Read More
October 10, 2017
Learn More About How You Can Make Your Dining Hall Visit Healthier
Do you get sick of eating the same thing in the dining hall every day? Do you want something healthier? Look no further! This fall semester dining initiated Wellness Wednesdays, a time to provide new and heathy alternatives every Wednesday during lunch. Each dining hall has their own Wellness Wednesday feature, and each Wellness Wednesday is based off of Dining’s Menus of Change Principles.
Menus of Change of was introduced by... Read More
September 19, 2017
Learn More About Group Exercise Classes At UNH.
College can be overwhelming, making it hard to find a balance between class, homework, social life and staying healthy. When trying to balance everything, health is usually the piece that is pushed aside. Luckily, UNH provides a way for you to mix fitness into your social life. The Hamel Recreation Center at UNH provides daily group exercise classes for students. These classes provide an opportunity for students to have a scheduled workout at the... Read More
September 1, 2017
Find Out More About UNH Health and Wellness Mindfulness and Meditation Classes
Being in college can be stressful. Between classes, homework, extracurricular activities, jobs, and keeping a social life, there isn’t much time for relaxation. This is where mindfulness and meditation can help!
Why mindfulness and meditation? UNH Health and Wellness has chosen this platform to help students become more aware of what is going on around them and become more conscious of the present. Benefits include... Read More
August 22, 2017
A Must-use Resource to Check Out BEFORE Your Senior Year!
I remember four years ago, when I was faced with the question of where I wanted to go to school, saying, “anywhere BUT UNH.” I was adamant and didn’t want to be stuck at an in-state school where 10% of my graduating class was going. I wanted to make new friends and get the most out of my college experience. Then I went to an Accepted Student Day, got to attend a UNH Hockey Game for free, and got my first taste of the college atmosphere.... Read More
June 22, 2017
A Little Insight Before Starting College!
If you are a new to the Wildcat family, welcome! You may hear this often, but the next four years is going to fly by. You’re going to make some of the best friends you could have ever asked for, learn how to multitask, and most importantly, learn how to be a functioning adult.
During your time at UNH, here are some helpful tips to make the most out of your experience:
1. Join every club that interests you the first day of college.
Wildcat Link is a... Read More
May 23, 2017
Have you ever thought about how studying abroad can impact your health and well-being?
If you keep up with UNH events, there always seems to be something new to do or see on campus, but do you ever feel like there might be something else outside of the UNH community as well?
On Thursday, February 2, 2017 UNH Global held their first Study Abroad Fair of the semester. There, UNH students from all grades, majors, and backgrounds were able to hear from students who had studied abroad in the past... Read More
May 10, 2017
Resources to Keep in Mind Before You Graduate!
As a senior with graduation approaching very quickly, I’ve been looking back on my four years spent here and all of the healthy resources I’ve had the opportunity to utilize.
A short list of my few favorite things includes:
Intramural Sports: Intramural sports here at UNH give students the chance to engage in organized sports that they wouldn’t have been able to do otherwise, all while having a carefree and fun time! A few I highly recommend are... Read More
April 19, 2017
Don’t Go Hungry!
Have you, or someone you know, ever gone through the day hungry? Are you interested in supporting those on campus who are food insecure? A new UNH program, Swipe It Forward could help.
Swipe It Forward is a new program here on campus aimed to help connect UNH students in need with access to meals on campus via a “virtual food bank.” The project was initiated by senior Nutrition and Dietetics Major, Alana Davidson. Davidson conducted a survey on campus that found about 25% of... Read More