Wellness Education Events

Stress Less Week: November 1 – November 5

Prizes will be raffled to event attendees! See details below. 

Monday:

Academic Relief: Concrete Strategies to Allocate Your Time and Energy Over the Next Six Weeks, 12-1 p.m., Sykes Common Room

Join Colleen, Matt, Tina, and Elun from Academic Advising, who will offer specific steps you can take to help you improve your motivation, regain your academic momentum, and reduce your stress level over the rest of the semester. After a short presentation, we will have time for Q&A, small group discussions, and one-on-one consultations.

Bring your lunch if you wish. (No re-entry to Dana—please bring everything you need for lunch.) Come when you can, leave when you need to.

Smash and De-Stress, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Top of the Quad

Join the LIGHT House to smash some plates and get your frustrations out!

Tuesday:

Stress Less Panel with Faculty & Staff, 5-6 p.m., Student Center Hannon Room

Join a panel of faculty and staff to hear more about our own de-stress strategies and engage in conversation about how you can stress less. 

De-Stress at the LIGHT House, 6:15 p.m., 17 College Street

Join wellness-focused theme house, LIGHT, at their house for a fun de-stress evening.

Wednesday:

Wellness Coaching, 6-7 p.m., Student Center Buckley Room (336)

This experiential group will focus on developing a better understanding of the concepts of self-care and wellness so students can develop a more compassionate and supportive relationship with themselves. Students will have the opportunity to complete a personal self-assessment to look at current patterns surrounding stress, their stress-response, and self-care practices. We will explore strategies for letting go of self-criticism, judgement, and unhealthy coping mechanisms to open space for a happier and healthy lifestyle. 

Signups in advance required. Email wellness@stlawu.edu to reserve your spot. 

Mindful Living & Guided Meditation Mini Retreat, 7-9 p.m., Herring-Cole Feinstone Room

Join practitioners from Grasse River Wellness to relax and recharge. This mini retreat will explore mindfulness and intentional living techniques, through use of hypnosis, visualization and energy healing techniques.

Signups in advance required. Email wellness@stlawu.edu to reserve your spot. 

Thursday:

30-Minute Reiki Sessions, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Eben Holden Conference Center

Reiki is a Japanese form of energy healing. Reiki practitioners use gentle touch (or hands hovering above the body, if preferred), to guide your body’s energy in a way that promotes balance and healing. Signups in advance required.

Signups required. Email wellness@stlawu.edu to receive a signup link and a required intake form to bring to your session. 

Friday:

Health Fair, 3-6 p.m., Student Center Winston Room

Sponsored by Peer Health Network. Stop by the Wellness Education table and sign in to enter the raffle!

Doggie De-Stress, 4-5 p.m., Gunnison Chapel

Sponsored by the Counseling Center & Wellness CBL students.

Raffle Prizes:

Sign in at events to be entered to win one of the following prizes:

Free Reiki Session at Grasse River Wellness (1)

Personal Light Therapy Lamp (1)

Essential Oil Diffuser Kit (2)

Bonsai Tree Starter Kit (4)

Grasse River Wellness T-shirt (1)

Raffle winners will be announced in the Stay Well This Weekend email the following week. 

 

 

World Mental Health Day:

Friday, October 8, 2021

 

Gratitude Attitude, 12-2 PM, Student Center 1st Floor

Gratitude improves our moods, as well as the moods of others. Stop by to write a thank-you letter to our local frontline medical staff who are working hard in the battle against COVID. Show your appreciation! 

Sponsored by Volunteer Services. 

Plant & Paint, 2-4 PM, Millennium Way (outside the Student Center)

Relax by planting a succulent for your dorm room and painting the pot!

Sponsored by Wellness CBL students and ACE.

Health & Counseling Center Open House, 

Stop by Diana B. Torrey Health & Counseling Center for goodies, games, and Doggie De-Stress. 

Sponsored by Health & Counseling. 

 

 

The World Needs You Here Week:

Monday, 9/20 - Saturday, 9/25

Monday

QPR Training with the Counseling Center, 5-6 p.m., Student Center Hannon Room (3rd Floor)

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer- the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to save a life from suicide. This event will be capped at 20 individuals. To reserve your spot, email wellness@stlawu.edu  

Tuesday

Make a Self-Care Kit- Rescheduled to Friday, 10/1, 2-4 p.m., Student Center 1st Floor

Love Notes Table with Wellness CBL students, 5-7 p.m., Student Center 1st Floor

Write a note of love, gratitude, or appreciation to yourself or to a friend, highlighting positive qualities, future dreams or goals, and reasons why The World Needs You Here. 

Wednesday

Love Notes Table with Wellness CBL students, 12-1 p.m., Student Center 1st Floor

Reflection and Healing with Rev. Shaun, 6 p.m., Gunnison Chapel

A time to reflect, heal, and light a candle for those loved ones we have lost to suicide. 

Thursday

QPR Training with the Counseling Center, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Student Center Hannon Room (3rd Floor)

Email wellness@stlawu.edu to reserve your spot; deadline to sign up: Wednesday at noon. 

Love Notes Table with Wellness CBL students, 5-7 p.m., Student Center 1st Floor

Friday

Love Notes Table with Wellness CBL students, 12-1 p.m., Student Center 1st Floor

Doggie De-stress, 4-5 p.m., Creasy Commons (behind Carnegie Hall)

Sponsored by the Counseling Center, with support from several faculty/staff members and their furry friends.

Saturday

Laurentian 5k for Wellness, 9 a.m., start at the Intramural Fields

Walk or run. This free event is intended to raise awareness and break down the stigmas associated with talking about mental health. Sponsored by CA Wellness Council & Residence Life.