Dr. Héctor Escamilla, president of the University of TecMilenio in Mexico, will deliver a special presentation on well-being in higher education on Monday, September 25, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Fenwick Library #2001 (Reading Room).
People who are resilient can thrive in any situation, so college students who develop resiliency are well-prepared for the personal and professional challenges they’ll face in the future. Now there’s a way for Mason students to learn this vital well-being skill and earn a credential that demonstrates their proficiency: the Resilience Badge.
Center for the Advancement of Well-Being Senior Scholar Dr. James Maddux says in a HealthDay article that acknowledging genetic underpinnings to exercise enjoyment could lessen the self blame of those who dislike working out.
Music has the power to affect all of us – from triggering our emotions to energizing our bodies. No matter which musical genres you most enjoy, you can strengthen your well-being through music. Here are some more motivational quotes on music and well-being:
Resiliency empowers people to successfully navigate the stress, change, and uncertainty that leaders often face. Resilient leaders also recover from adversity well. So resiliency is a valuable leadership skill – and famous people have had a lot to say about it. Here are some motivational quotes on resiliency and leadership to ponder:
According to a recent Gallup study, having a best friend at work is one of the most important factors in job satisfaction and performance. At Student Health Services, we take this advice seriously. We foster these friendships and nurture them in multiple ways.
At Mason, we study and work in a highly diverse variety of subjects. But one important value that unites us is the pursuit of well-being. Healthy Campus Week – Monday, September 25 through Sunday, October 1 – offers many opportunities to develop greater well-being together.
Music is often called the universal language because it’s a foundational part of our world and we can all relate to it well. Listening to music and expressing ourselves through music is so powerful that it is a popular way of healing stress and exercising creativity. Here are some famous motivational quotes on the well-being benefits of music:
CWB Senior Scholar Dr. Paul Gorski's and CWB Research Fellow Dr. Cher Weixia Chen's innovative research on action and anxiety among people working on social issues was recently featured in The Atlantic magazine.
Reading is a vital skill for learning, and the more you learn, the more well-being you can enjoy. Choose to read whatever sparks your interest every day, and you’ll discover that the time you spend is a worthy investment in your mind. Here are more famous motivational quotes on the benefits of reading: