Stress Reduction & Women's History Month
Emotional stress has a significant impact on the physical health and wellness for men and women alike. With so much to do at work, home and everywhere in between, how can we reduce our stress levels and still get everything done? Simply googling the term “stress reduction” can yield even more stressful results. Remembering that no one thing will work for everyone is key, try incorporating some of the tips offered in the articles and links below into your daily routine. Stick with what works for best for you. Artist and blogger Brigid Ashwood shares some modern, inventive tips on coping with stress in Wired’s GeekMom blog. Don’t let the title fool you, her advice applies to all genders and family situations.
This month’s Walk & Talk special guest will be one of Georgetown’s own history-making woman, Rosemary Kilkenny, Vice President for Institutional Diversity & Equity. Join us on Thursday March 21st at 12:30 in Healy Circle for a one-mile loop around campus and get a free t-shirt, thanks to our partner in health, United Healthcare.
Everyone likes to get down every now and then, but did you know that dancing is actually good for you? Get your groove thing shaking with our Dance It Out playlist, featuring some of our favorite female songstresses in honor of Women's History Month. To learn more about the emotional and psychological benefits of dancing, click on READ MORE.
- Balancing Your Life
- Do all the demands on your time have you feeling like you're too busy performing a juggling act to live your life? When you begin to feel overwhelmed by your many responsibilities, it's important to remember that you must take care of yourself...
- The Benefits of Walking
- Walking is one of the easiest and most popular forms of exercise. You can do it anywhere, at any time. And, walking doesn’t require any special equipment or training—just a comfortable pair of shoes.
- Stress-Busting Tips
- These tips can help you cope with everyday stress, so you can focus on the things you enjoy:
- Destress Your Desk
- Working in unpleasant surroundings either at work or at home can increase your stress symptoms. To make sure your workspace becomes more relaxing, follow the below guidelines, courtesy of The StayWell Company.
- Keep Your Heart Healthy
- Keeping your heart strong and healthy isn’t complicated—but it does take a little effort. Taking care of your heart can pay off in good health dividends for years to come.
Upcoming Wellness Events
- May 20, 12pm-12:30pm: Walking Challenge Kick Off
- May 21, 4:30pm-5:30pm: Riding Your Bike Safely in Traffic
- May 23, 12:30pm-1pm: Weekly Walk with Charles DeSantis
- May 24, 11am-12pm: Free Yoga at Yates Field House
"Follow what delights your heart and you’ll inspire the world." Lisa McCrohan is a dedicated wellness professional who practices what she preaches.