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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!

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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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#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!

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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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UHC Spotlight: Dr. Finbar Woitalla

University Health Center providers come from a huge variety of places, backgrounds, and fields of practice…but they’re all here for YOU. Dr. Woitalla is a Primary Care Provider in UHC’s Medical Clinic Green. Check out what he has to say about serving UGA students, self-care practices, and entering the medical field.

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Fact or Fiction – Mental Wellness Resources at UGA

It’s no secret that mental wellness is a hot topic on campus – and we hope it continues to be! The more you know about maintaining your mental well-being and looking out for that of others, the better. Here are a few common myths around mental wellness and the facts that debunk them.Lets-Talk Continue reading “Fact or Fiction – Mental Wellness Resources at UGA”

Less Stress, More Ohm

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?

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