Wellness News

Issue 13, November 2, 2020

Wellness News

Bi-Weekly Newsletter Presented By Student Health & Wellness Programs

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Spring 2021 Classes & Calendar
The Spring 2021 class registration period is here! Get set up for success by checking out the calendar for important dates for advising and registration, as well as deadlines for withdrawal and graduation. Also, be sure to take a look at the class availability and make your selections early. Keep moving forward!

Free Yoga Classes Every Friday
Vibrant Hawai’i Project and the East Side Studio invite you to participate in a yoga fitness series. This free program will be held each Friday at 11am through December 18th. Sessions are held live in-studio and online via a private Facebook group. For more information, contact Donna at: mindbutisoul@gmail.com.

Pause for a Moment of Gratitude
As we begin to wind down another semester, it's a perfect time to think about all there is to be grateful for. Research has shown that, by practicing acts of gratitude, one can improve mental and physical health, gain more sound sleep and enhance the quality of friendships. PostivePsychology.com offers a few simple ways to practice gratitude.

Meet Our Newest Counselor
Please help me welcome the newest member to the Counseling Services team, Ekaterina "Ekat" Kapoustina! Ekat may seem familiar to some as she recently achieved her Master's degree in Psychology from UH Hilo and has worked in Counseling Services as an Intern over the last year. Ekat loves working with couples on creating more effective communication. "Meet the Staff" to learn more about Ekat and all of our Counselors.

Time for a Check in?
ULifeline’s Self-Evaluator can help you find out if a mental health issue such as depression or anxiety symptoms could be impacting your thoughts, feelings or behaviors.All results are confidential. If you are concerned about the results, please contact Counseling Services at (808) 932- 7465 or email: uhhcouns@hawaii.edu.

In Case of an Emergency
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Learn more about this helpful service and how to help yourself or someone in need.

Student Health & Wellness welcomes your ideas for upcoming Newsletter topics. Send an email to shwp@hawaii.edu and let us know what you'd like to see in upcoming editions.

Information contained within this newsletter is for informational purposes only. Should you become distressed or feel the need for additional support, please reach out to Counseling Services (808) 932-7465 during normal business hours or the Lifeline number (800) 273-8255 after hours, on weekend or holidays.