We are nearing the end of the challenge be sure to continue to push ahead and make those healthy activities become a habit! Try doing something creative for five minutes everyday. Draw a quick picture with colored pencils just for fun or write a short poem. Even the smallest burst of creativity may inspire you.
Points & Scorecards
Don't forget points are due Tuesday by noon for 2/14-20!
Social wellness encourages taking an active part in improving the community by supporting a healthy living environment and initiating better communication with others. Intellectual wellness encourages continued learning, and problem solving.
Top 5 Students
Martha Cota Rojas- 77 points
Autumn Howell- 71 points
Jamie Henry-70 points
Cheyenne England- 61 Points
Jamie Gathright- 60 points
Lauren Post- 60 points
Top 5 Faculty/Staff
Dusti Howell- 79 points
Kimberly Massoth- 79 Points
Abbas Alnamar- 78 points
Deanne Howell- 78 points
Laura Ingold- 77 Points
All other scores can be found here under the helpful resource tab
Basic Adulting 101- Bonus Opportunity (students)
The University Libraries and Archives and the Emporia Public Library are co-sponsoring a new monthly series called Basic Adulting 101. These programs will focus on topics relevant to new adults, such as managing stress, taking care of your first home, dealing with emergencies, managing your own finances, basic automotive care, etc. The event on Tuesday, February 28 from 5-6:30pm will be worth bonus points!
Enhance Intellectual Wellness
Improve Study Skills
- Review study materials within 24 hours of class to keep it fresh in your memory
- Take notes while you read, while in class, and focus on more than what is written on the board
- Form a study group session with other people in your class
- Study in a quiet environment that will not distract you
- Color coding helps trigger memory - keep one topic per color
- Find innovative ways to study that work for you
- Make a "To-Do" list that allows you to cross off completed tasks as you go.
- Prioritize tasks in order of importance and tackle the most important first
- Cut work hours. Money is important, but working too much can cut into your study time
- Multi-task within your limits
What are some signs of social wellness?
- Development of assertiveness skills not passive or aggressive ones.
- Balancing social and personal time.
- The ability to be who you are in all situations.
- Becoming engaged with other people in your community.
- Valuing diversity and treat others with respect.
- Continually being able to maintain and develop friendships and social networks.
- The ability to create boundaries within relationship boundaries that encourage communication, trust and conflict management.
- Having supportive network of family and friends.
Don't foget to do those bonus challenges to give yourself a extra boost!!
If you would like to find ways to develop your social & intellectual wellness, below you will find the resources that will assist you in becoming involved with other students and organizations on campus.
- Center for Student Involvement
- Community Hornets
- Union Activities Council
- Associated Student Government
- Fraternity & Sorority Life
- Student Organizations
- Eppink Art Gallery
- Student Art Shows
- Student Art Work
- Theatre Calendar of Events
- Summer Theatre
- Musical Performances
- University Libraries & Archives
- Learning Commons