Self-Care Resources


Mind Body Green – 9 Rules of Smart Snacking
You may not have given it much thought, but snacking is a surprisingly important part of college. This quick-tip sheet from Mind Body Green provides a great starting place for students to learn about ways to balance their snacking in a healthy way.

NCAA – Transitioning into healthy eating
You don’t have to be a varsity athlete to find value in this remarkably informative guide published by the NCAA, which not only provides key advice for what to eat, but also how to implement a healthy eating regimen.

HuffPo – For Teens, Falling Asleep Gets Harder With More Screen Time – Even If It’s During the Day
While ironic that you are viewing this article on your computer screen, the overall message embedded within it is critical: too much screen time during the day can seriously hamper your ability to get a good night’s sleep.

Mind Body Green – 12 Tips to Sleep Soundly Every Night
Mind Body Green provides this homerun article on easy ways to get a better night of sleep, even in the raucous hallways of a college dorm.

Finding and Using Adult Health Care
There’s no doubt that finding a new doctor that works for you can be tricky, but this simple guide helps to unveil easier ways to find good health care providers.

Millennial Minds – Got Stress?
This article should be the first stop for anyone looking for a brief and well-sourced summary of stress, its effects, and how to mitigate its prevalence in our lives.

Her Campus – 7 Skills to Master before College
It can be a little tricky to get a good feel for basic life skills in college, like managing your time or creating balanced meals. This quick and convenient guide can help you out.

US News and World Report – 7 Essential Life Skills for High Schoolers to Build Before College
This clear and concise article outlines more than just the how-to behind basic chores, it gives incoming college students a starting point for bigger life skills like good study habits and responsible money management.

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