Exercise Intuitively: Listen to your body and do what makes you feel good
Mix It Up: Integrate flexibility, cardio and strength training
Stay Active and Consistent: Aim to move intuitively 3-5 days a week for 30 minutes
Exercise for Health: Rather than for appearance or burning calories
Recharge Your Body: Sleep for optimal daily functioning, it's the most effective thing you can do for your health each day
Restore Your Mind: Sleep for memory and creativity, mental wellness, and mood and emotion regulation
Rest: Sleep is a necessity, not a luxury. Strive for 7-9 hours of consistent, quality sleep each night
Eat Intuitively: Give yourself permission to eat any food when you're hungry
Weight is not Worth: Who you are isn't dictated by your body size or shape
Eat Whole and Fun Foods: Get a variety of foods, ranging from veggies to dessert, each day
Get Enough Fuel: This means 3 meals and 2-3 snacks for college students
Understand: How these substances work, the effects on your health, the risks, the legal consequences
Reflect: On your reasons for using, on your options, it's your choice
Plan: Practice low-risk strategies for safer use and to reduce harm
What messages do you receive related to your body and physical health? Listen to these new perspectives, reframing the way we think about our health with the hope of cultivating more balance in our lives.
Not all food is created equal, and climate change is having an effect on nutrient content of food.
Podcast: Leah Penniman on Farming While Black
Listen to neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki talk about the benefits of exercise for the brain. Consider your relationship with exercise and if you look at exercise the same way.
Ted Talk: EXERCISE: The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki
Podcast: What Makes Athletes Tick? | Meb Keflezighi
In this short talk, Arianna Huffington shares a small idea that can awaken much bigger ones: the power of a good night's sleep.
What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions.
Are you willing to do an experiment to help you feel better about your body and physical health? We want to challenge you to try something new in the hopes of building new skills for your toolbox.
What have you learned as a result of listening and engaging in new activities related to your body and physical health?
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We want to help you find joy in your journey, wherever you’re at. We have many resources within OHP and throughout campus to continue this conversation—we’re here to listen, reflect, and help you set and achieve health goals that feel intuitive, sustainable, and balanced.