Have you ever noticed how the exact same situation can stress one person out, but not affect another person at all? The difference can usually be explained by how each person thinks about it. Changing the way you think can help you manage stress in your life.Continue reading “#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Attitude”
Welcome to Athens! We’re glad you’re here. Whether you’re a returning Dawg or an international student who just arrived to campus, a new year of college is a time of transition. Over the course of the next few weeks and months, you’ll be settling in and building routines in your new home. Finding places to eat and shop for groceries is a big part of establishing a routine here, and this post is meant to give you information to help navigate eating off and on campus.Continue reading “Grocery Shopping in Athens”
Feeling stressed, anxious, tired, or unmotivated?
What about overwhelmed, unfocused, or unhappy?
There is help. There are answers. Find resources at UGA!Continue reading “#BeWellUGA and Learn About… Managing Stress: Campus Resources”
Give yourself “money in the bank” when it comes to preventing stress by adopting a wellness lifestyle approach to stress management.Continue reading “#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: A Wellness Lifestyle Approach”
There is no doubt that many college students feel stress. We may know we have stress when we experience it, but what is it exactly?
Stress is defined as a response to a demand that is placed upon you.Continue reading “#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Stress”
A Welcome Letter for Parents of First Year Students
On behalf of the University Health Center, welcome to Bulldawg Nation! As the campus medical and wellness home for students at the University of Georgia, we endorse behaviors that support whole person health and wellness.Continue reading “Welcome to the University of Georgia Health Center”
I know what you may be thinking…living without stress sounds GREAT!
However, when we think about stress, it isn’t always just bad stuff. Hear me out! Certain levels of stress are designed to help you perform–like the stress you may feel before an interview or a performance. The stress in those moments may give you energy and keep you motivated. Stress that helps you perform is often called “positive stress,” or eustress. Eustress can still feel uncomfortable, but it’s not so overwhelming that you can’t cope.
In Fall 2018, we asked students to leave #HealthyDawg hints on a display board at the Science Library. Here’s what you had to say…