Category Archives: Social Wellness

More Than Just a Game

By: Avi (Joseph) Kozlowski The other day, a friend approached me and asked me why I play so many sports. (Over the course of my eight semesters in college, I’ve developed the reputation of being the “Intramural King,” as they … Continue reading

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8 Ways To Fall in Love With Yourself

By: Priya Narang ’16, University of Maryland Health Center, Wellness Intern Yes, you read that correctly. Fall in love with yourself. February is full of celebrations of love, but how can we keep self-love going all year round? Loving yourself … Continue reading

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Social Care Package

By: Deborah Wu ’17, University Health Center HEALTH Works Peer Educator College is a stressful time for many of us. Often times we feel alone in our struggles. We know that others are having a hard time too, but somehow … Continue reading

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How to Make the Most of Your Summer

By Sami Schwartz ’13, UMD Public and Community Health, Center for Health and Wellbeing Intern School’s out for the summer! No more exams, studying, homework, or the stress of being in class five days a week. Now what? Usually on … Continue reading

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Up-Cycling for Social Wellness (plus a paper beads tutorial!)

By Sydney Carter ’13, Wellness Communications Assistant “I’ll see a can and I’m staring at it when my husband will say, ‘You want that can don’t you?’ And I’ll say, ‘Yeah, it would make really pretty earrings,’” said Oakland Hall … Continue reading

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8 Tips for a Healthier Happy Hour

By Emily Schmitt, RD, LDN, Campus Recreation Services It’s a summer afternoon at the office.   As the clock ticks to 4:00pm, you pause to gaze out your window, longing to escape from your office’s Arctic-like air conditioning and your increasingly … Continue reading

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The Grass is Greener Outside (& Where to Play Near UMD)

By: Natasha Paleau, University of Maryland Public Health Graduate Student “We are the children of the earth and removed from her our spirit withers.”  – George Macaulay Trevelyan Research abounds suggesting that spending time in the great outdoors can do … Continue reading

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