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8 Dimensions of Well-Being

Being a student can be stressful, especially this year. Your well-being is important, and deserves attention! Most people know that physical and mental well-being are vital, but don’t realize there are eight key components of well-being. U-M is working to build a culture that takes a holistic approach to wellbeing.

 The eight dimensions of well-being and resources for taking care of yourself:

  • Physical

    • The role that you take in maintaining your body for strength, vitality and energy.

Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19

It has been several months since COVID-19 landed on our doorsteps and we are still gauging how to navigate this new reality. We recognize that life as a student during a pandemic looks very different, and it’s important to be mindful about the impacts on our health. Zoom fatigue is something many of us have experienced, and the challenges of social distancing and isolation can affect our physical, mental and emotional health. Here are some useful reminders and suggestions for how to maintain good health and wellbeing during this time.

Keep in mind the Wolverine Culture of Care

How to de-stress for exam season

Winter break is fast approaching! Before you head out for vacation, there is still one last hurdle to jump: exams. The end of the semester can be stressful, so here are some simple, low-budget de-stress methods from Beyond the Diag.

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Feeling SAD?

With shorter days and colder weather, you may find yourself struggling with productivity and motivation. Check out some of these tips for making it through the winter healthy and happy!


Self-care over the holidays

Thanksgiving break is a time for students, staff, and faculty to enjoy some well-deserved rest and recovery, and to reconnect with family and friends in the midst of a busy semester. However, it can also be a season of high stress, which is why it is especially necessary to fit in a few moments of you-time.