Mental health is defined as “a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.” Your mental health can contribute to your overall health exponentially. It is extremely important for students to know and understand exactly how they are feeling and why they feel that way. Feelings of anxiety, stress and irritability are common … Continue reading Mental Health: Healthy brain, healthy feelings, healthy life.
What does “healthy” mean to you? Health has become increasingly trendy, and the average US citizen sees 5000 advertising messages a day. Unfortunately, many “health” advertisements emphasize thinness as being healthy, and it can be hard to look past media stereotypes when they’re the only ones you see. Healthy doesn’t always mean thin or athletic, … Continue reading Five Tips for a Healthier Body!
Merriam-Webster.com defines meditation as “the act or process of spending time in quiet thought.” However, Dr. Jean Mulloy, a psychologist in USF’s Counseling Center sees it a little differently. “Meditation is being aware of your habits,” Mulloy said. “So any time you focus your mind on what you’re doing, you can be meditating.” Meditation can … Continue reading Concentrate and Meditate