Give Yourself the Benefit of a Mid-Afternoon Reset

Thinking of your break as a reset may help you take more of them and likely increase your work-effectiveness.

The Seven Tasks of Adolescence: Task 5 - Planning for the Future
Emotional Wellness

The Seven Tasks of Adolescence: Task 5 - Planning for the Future

As our kids get older, we start to expect that they’ll begin to become more involved in the planning and construction of their own future. So, why are so many teens so resistant to our help?

Science of Movement

Bend, Not Break: The Importance of Maintaining Flexibility

You may not think about it often, but flexibility impacts our everyday lives. Learn more about the physiology of flexibility and why you should consider making stretching part our your routine.

Thinking About Drinking: Tips & Tools

SMART Recovery

Smart Recovery: It may be a good “fit” for you.

Relax. Reflect. Resolve.

“There’s Always a Moped”

Use what can be easily found in your environment to help you relax.

Science of Movement

A Brief Guide to the Body's Aerobic System

Aerobic exercise is a cornerstone of physical wellness. Learn more about the function of the aerobic system and the role it plays in supporting good health.

The Truth About Diets

Why Not Diet?

Dieting is glamorized and normalized. Weight loss is portrayed as harmless, even helpful. In this article, I make the case for not dieting. Yet, you may be left with the dilemma: If not dieting, then what? There’s help for that. Read on…

Gardening

Gardening: Digging in the Dirt to Harvest Stress Relief

Gardening is an activity in which people grow, cultivate, and take care of plants. Turns out, people take care of themselves in the garden too.

Science of Movement

Strength Training: Lift Your Way to Better Health

If your workout doesn’t include strength training, you’re missing out. Strength training can ward off age-related muscle loss, keep your bones strong, promote mobility and function, and even help combat depression and cognitive decline.

Thinking About Drinking?

Acronyms and Sobriety

Acronyms that facilitate awareness in sobriety.

Food Facts

Blueberries

Michigan fresh blueberries are the best you can get from mid-July through mid-September. "Eat blue. Go green."

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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