“Spiritual health is achieved when you feel at peace with life.” The UVU Reflection Center helps students, staff and faculty find this peace as well as encourage “people of different worldviews to work towards the common good.”
In UVU’s Hall of Flags, leaf-shaped papers cover the windows of the Resource Center. Written on each of these leaves is something that a UVU student is grateful for. Why have students done it?
“A lot of people look at exercise and wellness as just something physical, but it really does help in other aspects of wellness. I look at all the aspects of how exercise and nutrition can help me: mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.”
Lexi Soto and the UVU Student Association are moving forward with plans to renovate the UVU Student app with mental health in mind. Although the app is still in its infancy, keep your eyes open! Big changes are coming soon.
I was pleasantly surprised by the free activities and giveaway items that were available for students. If you find yourself between classes on Wednesday and have time to spare, try visiting a Wellness Wednesday booth!
There are many benefits to yoga, and they can be yours for free if you are a full-time UVU student. The yoga class helps students “move through relaxing routines to help ease stress, by focusing on breathing and performing fluid body movements.”
Developing a habit of regular exercise can be a challenge. Overcoming this obstacle can provide many health benefits for our overall wellness and lead to a better quality of life.
“When it comes to your mental health, self-care can help you manage stress, lower your risk of illness, and increase your energy. Even small acts of self-care in your daily life can have a big impact.”
The CDC has stated that, “the silent killer dangerously affects one in two adults, causing almost 500,000 deaths per year in the United States.” Take care of yourself this Halloween season with a blood pressure check to avoid any unwanted scares!
The Battle Creek Falls Trail is a well-maintained, 4.1 mile, out-and-back trail located in the mountains of Lindon, Utah. Show stopping views, waterfalls, and a river crossing make the hike a perfect start to the fall.