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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Attitude

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.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About… Managing Stress: Campus Resources

Feeling stressed, anxious, tired, or unmotivated?
What about overwhelmed, unfocused, or unhappy?

There is help. There are answers. Find resources at UGA!

CAPS counselor with student at UHC
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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: A Wellness Lifestyle Approach

Give yourself “money in the bank” when it comes to preventing stress by adopting a wellness lifestyle approach to stress management.

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UGA vs. Vandy Bucket List

Heading to Nashville to kick off the 2019 Football Season with the Dawgs?

Check out this bucket list created by The Fontaine Center for fun things to do and sights to see while you’re there!

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Stress

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.

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5 Yoga Poses You Can Do While You’re Studying

You can practice these poses with instructors at the BeWellUGA Pop-Ups! FREE for all UGA students: Chair Yoga, Health Coaching Consultations, Stress & Anxiety Managment Tips, Essential Oils, & more!

Students practicing yoga with University Health Center instructor Alice Huff
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Stress: The Thing We Can’t Live With…or Without!

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.

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How much should I be moving?

As the end of the semester approaches, it becomes harder to make sure you are still taking care of yourself – getting enough sleep, eating a well-balanced diet, drinking plenty of water and making time to get moving. But it’s just as important as ever to do so!

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#HealthyDawg Hint: The Jingle Bell Fun Run/Walk 5K at the UGA Golf Course is a great way to get up and get moving on Reading Day!

 

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UHC Spotlight: Monica Williams

Monica Williams, PhD, is a psychologist on the University Health Center’s Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) team. As such, she asks a LOT of questions and gets to know a LOT of students! Here’s your chance to get to know her…

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Monica (left) and her favorite cousin at a wedding.

What led you to become a therapist?

I enjoy helping people transform pain into empowerment. 

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