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WELLNESS TIPS

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Work up to walking 10,000 steps a day. Start with walking the amount that you can do comfortably, such as 5,000 steps a day.

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Learn proper portion size. To avoid eating too much of even the healthiest foods, keep track of how much you are eating.

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Organize an outing, explore a new place, whatever you do, just switch it up.

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Set goals. You will be more motivated and positive if you give yourself goals to work towards throughout the school year.

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Volunteer. In giving back, you gain more than you give.

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Know your family medical history and share it with your doctor.

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Attend a networking event or presentation held by your professional organization. These events can spark new ideas and get you out of a job rut.

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Attend a networking event or presentation held by your professional organization. These events can spark new ideas and get you out of a job rut.

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Recycle. Take advantage of marked bins for landfill, bottles and can, and paper and paperboard on campus.

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Avoid caffeine after noon. It can interfere with sleep.

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Do not forget to warm-up and stretch. Warming up and stretching are both important to prevent injury.

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Pick a no-spending day. This will force you to get creative with what is already in cupboard at home and what you can do for fun that is free.

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Be realistic. Be realistic about your goals and understand that you can only do so much.

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Try a healthy recipe or healthy food you have never tried before.

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Have lunch with someone new. Do not be afraid to break your routine.

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Remember that less is more. Material things do not bring us happiness, something we all know, but is easy to forget.

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Reach out and ask for help thats what why campus resources are available to students and staff.

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Eat a rainbow of colors. If you are eating a wide variety of shades, it is likely you are on your way to eating a nutritious and well balanced diet.

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Meet with the Nutrition and Wellness Coordinator for a wellness consultation.

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Learn the power of forgiveness. When someone hurts you it is hard to forget, but in the end holding on to anger only continues to hurt yourself.