Six Dimensions of Wellness

September 5, 2012

Check out our first podcast of the semester in which we highlight a model that has been adopted by the University of Mary Washington Wellness Team- The Six Dimensions of Wellness. Social, occupational, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and emotional wellness all play a factor in the holistic view of wellness. How well are you?

Categories: Fitness, Mental, Nutrition, Physical, Spiritual.

Deep Breathing Exercise

August 2, 2012

Feel free to breath… Download this relaxing podcast that helps you breath deeper and become more relaxed when beginning to feel the pressures of everyday life. Listen to it while sleeping, running, reading, whatever you like!

Categories: Uncategorized.

Muscle Relaxation Exercise

August 2, 2012

Check out this newly posted exercise which helps with muscle relaxation- something that can be extremely challenging as a college student! If you are continuing to feel stressed, checkout the CAPS website or some of our other relaxation exercises.

Categories: Uncategorized.

Relaxation and Sleep

August 2, 2012

Nap time! Download this podcast for some relaxation and help getting to sleep. Hopefully, you won’t make it all the way through!

Categories: Uncategorized.

Over the Counter Medication

April 26, 2012

Our last podcast for the semester highlights the importance of reading medication labels on over the counter meds. We highlight the difference between aspirin and ibuprofen and warns against possible negative impacts from taking too much over the counter medication.

Categories: Physical.

Texting

April 26, 2012

Have you ever thought that text could be detrimental to your health? Check out this podcast to find out exactly how texting can negatively impact your health, and what you can do to fix it.

Categories: Mental, Physical.

Introduction to Healthy Steps Podcast

April 19, 2012

Are you new to our webpage? Listen to our Healthy Steps introduction to find out a little more information about your podcasters- Wellness Intern, Kristin Teeple and Graduate Assistant of Wellness, Kelly Flynn. Got questions for them? Email wellnessga@gmail.com, visit the Wellness Resource Center webpage or comment on this blog!

Categories: Introduction.

Tanning

April 19, 2012

Take a look at our podcast about tanning. Is going to a tanning bed more harmful than sitting out in the sun? What type of sunscreen should you use? This podcast give a brief glimpse at the harmful consequences that result from tanning.

Categories: Physical.

Exercise Basics

April 19, 2012

Our newest podcast features Bob Liebau, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation at UMW, who gives us some tips and basic information to help us through our workouts whether we are beginners or veterans at the gym.

Categories: Fitness, Nutrition.

Health and Media

April 11, 2012

Society and the media have an overwhelming impact on health for both men and women. Our society idolizes extremely thin, toned, hot men and women and thus impacts the way we view ourselves. Tune in to this podcast to learn more on this topic as well as what is actually the norm in our society.

Categories: Mental, Nutrition.

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