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WELLNESS TIPS

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In a bad mood? Put on some happy tunes, sing and dance.

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

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Get moving. Build more physical activity into your daily routine. Take the stairs instead of the elevator.

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Use powerful passwords online to protect your personal financial information and change them regularly.

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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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Challenge yourself to see more than one side of an issue.

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

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Make time for your hobbies. Having interests outside of work and school is important to decompressing.

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Play brain games, such as crossword puzzles, to strengthen your memory and learning skills

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Avoid caffeine after noon. It can interfere with sleep.

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Do not eat straight from the bag. Pre-portioning your meals and snacks helps you visualize your intake and prevents overeating.

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Organize a fundraiser for a cause in your community that you are passionate about.

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Assert yourself. Do not let anyone make health or wellness decisions for you that you feel uncomfortable with. If you do not want to eat that donut .

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Learn how to apologize whole-heartedly when you are wrong or hurt someone else, even unintentionally.

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

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

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Sometimes volunteering can give you a sense of satisfaction you can not get from class or work, so get out there and help others in your community.

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Eat slowly, avoid distraction during meals and listen to your internal signals of hunger and fullness to avoid overeating.

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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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Socialize off-line as well as online. Face-to-face interaction is just as important as online communication.