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Wellness

Wellness is most importantly a choice to assume responsibility for one’s quality of life. It is an active process that allows people to make positive choices in creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Wellness is not simply the absence of disease, but a robust state of well-being that recognizes the existence and importance of the mind, body, and spirit connection. Today, many wellness models focus on achieving balance amongst several dimensions of one’s life: intellectual, emotional, cultural, occupational, spiritual, physical, and social.

Intellectual Wellness:

Have an open mind when encountering new ideas and concepts; attend an event or seminar on campus on a topic of interest.

Bulldog Achievement Resource Center (BARC)
Phone: (318) 257-4730

Counseling Services
Phone: (318) 257-2488

Emotional Wellness

Work on understanding your emotions and using healthy coping skills for dealing with emotions; meet with a peer counselor through the Peer Leadership Council, or visit with a counselor in Counseling Services.

Counseling Services
Phone: (318) 257-2488

Peer Leadership Council
Phone: (318) 257-2488

Spiritual Wellness

Balance your inner needs with the demands of the outside world; consider visiting a faith group on campus or experiment with yoga at the Lambright Sports Center.

Yoga and other Group Exercise Classes at Lambright
Phone: (318) 257-4634

Occupational Wellness

Do some research on your chosen major or attend career counseling labs or workshops through Counseling Services; find a part-time job or internship that fits well with your career path.

Career Services
Phone: (318) 257-4336

Physical Wellness

Maintain healthy eating and exercise habits; visit the Lambright Sports Center, join an intramural team, or visit the Student Health Center for your health needs.

Recreation
Phone: (318) 257-4634

Student Health Center
Phone: (318) 257-4866

Food Services
Phone: (318) 257-2327

Social Wellness

Make time for social interaction with peers; find a student organization with which to get involved – there are over 150 student organizations on campus.

Student Activities
Phone: (318) 257-3479

Student Government Association
Phone: (318) 257-4565

Cultural Wellness

Attend events hosted by the International Student Office or Multicultural Affairs; purposefully get acquainted with those who are different from you – be open to diversity.

International Student Office
Phone: (318) 257-4321

Multicultural Affairs
Phone: (318) 257-2115