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”
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”
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”
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…
So you’ve made it to UGA…Congratulations!
We’re excited to welcome you to the Bulldog family and want to make sure that you have a smooth transition (and that you’re able to register for classes on time!). Here are just a few things to keep in mind…
In this busy world of constant distraction, social media, apps for everything and too much to do, couldn’t we all use a little more zen in our life? Neuroscience research is steadily backing up the advantages of calming our nervous system through yoga, breath work and other mindfulness practices. Consequently, you may have noticed a recent buzz about yoga, mindfulness & meditation. So how does it work?
Welcome to the UGA Healthy Dawg Blog!
We want you to be educated and cared for in all areas of health – emotional, intellectual, physical, environmental, social, and spiritual. It’s actually the University Health Center’s mission.
And it’s what this blog is here for! We’ll be posting helpful hints, educational insights, and stories from our healthcare teams and the students they are here to help. But first, here’s a little bit of basic information about the University Health Center: