Wellness

Wellness

The department of Wellbeing at the Campus Recreation and Wellness facility is a dynamic component of the Mattioli and Rec B buildings that serves as a resource for the entire University community and supports individuals in their pursuit of optimal health and wellbeing. With programs, events, workshops, and strong collaborative relationships on campus, we can proactively address health and wellness needs of the students, faculty, and staff at East Stroudsburg University.

Wellness Workshops Offered:

The Successful Student – The classroom can be an intimidating place. Gain confidence, resilience, organization and motivation by attending this workshop exemplifying intellectual health. Here we share how to study, create a positive mindset, and manage time. We even include test-taking hacks that may help you gain an edge.

Staying Active on Campus – Watch two pillars of wellness – physical and social – combine in this interactive workshop. Learn more about the opportunities and resources provided by Campus Rec and Wellness and the benefits of staying active with others!

How and When to Save Money – Request this workshop to take control of your financial health! We share advice on saving, planning, and budgeting for life’s events.

Reducing Our Carbon Footprint – What is a carbon footprint, and why should we worry about it? In this environmental workshop, we answer this very important question and share ways you can have a positive impact on our planet.

Power of Positivity – This workshop is an introduction to theories of positive psychology. We talk about finding purpose in life, entering a flow state, finding meaning, and the benefits of a positive lifestyle. Discover how to succeed in life, and new ways to incorporate positive thinking into your everyday routine to boost your emotional health.

Hygiene for Health – Taking care of your hygiene is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. This workshop goes over some commonly overlooked aspects of hygiene.

Healthy Eating on Campus – Want to construct a nutritious meal on campus? This workshop focuses on healthy eating on a budget, healthy snack substitutions, quick dorm meals, and much more! 

Skintervention – In need of a skintervention? Find out what you need to keep your skin clear and looking its best. Learn a face-friendly diet for even the most sensitive skin, what types of skin you have and how to best take care of it, and even tips on what make up works best for you!

Nutrition 101 – We’ve all heard of the “Freshman 15,” but soon it’ll be a thing of the past. Nutrition 101 is a crash course in healthy eating habits, how to read nutrition labels, and how to navigate the dining hall. Learn the effects of sugar on the body (with polar bears!) and effective weight management tips too. 

Germ Busters – Germs, germs, everywhere! Did you know that a man who had never been to Japan was found to have germs native to Japanese soil in his bellybutton? Find out this and the rest of the dirty truth in this germy jeopardy game, as well as how to protect yourself, one question at a time.

BeYoutiful –  In this program we focus on individual self-acceptance and positive body image. Covering mental and physical health along with healthy dieting this program dives deep into your perception of how you view yourself and ways to improve your confidence.

Busting Out Stress – Exams, papers, and deadlines stressing you out? Get tips and tricks for studying better, getting more sleep, and ways to manage your stress. Learn the ways stress effects your body mentally and physically and how a bad diet plays into your bad mood. Learn where you get help and how to use your resources to their full extent.

Keep Moving – We all know how hard it is to find time to take care of yourself in college – but it doesn’t have to be! At Keep Moving you’ll learn ways to exercise, eat healthy, and even get enough sleep (trust us, it’s possible), while navigating the college terrain. Let’s get moving!

Goal Setting – Have academic, personal, or professional goals? Looking to learn how to set SMART goals and see them until the end? Let us help you, your team, your department, organization, or club set and achieve your goals!

Sleep Tight Sleep Right – Did you know lack of sleep can lead to difficulties in concentration and reaction time? The dangers of sleep deprivation are real – so real, that going 21 hours without sleep is equivalent to being drunk! Let us tell you the healthy way to fall asleep and stay asleep.

A La Carte – Don’t see what you need? Just let us know. We would love to create a program special for you and your group.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Asia Wright at awright11@esu.edu. If you are looking for Wellness Education and Prevention educational presentations, please contact Laura Suits at lsuits@esu.edu.