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Welcome back to the Student Well-Being Newsletter. As we start a new year, here are some tips to help you focus on your physical well-being for a strong start to the semester.

What Is Physical Well-Being?

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Making active choices that benefit the health of your body

Strengthen Your Physical Well-Being

Keep moving

  • Schedule a workout plan so it becomes a routine part of your life.
  • Switch up your activities to keep things interesting.

Eat well

  • Eat a rainbow of colors to keep a well-balanced diet.
  • Keep a refillable water bottle with you to stay hydrated.

Get 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep

Improve your sleep quality by:

  • reducing screen time before bed.
  • limiting caffeine and alcohol consumption.
  • avoiding afternoon naps.

Engage with campus resources:

Try: At-Home Workouts

In addition to visiting the Herbert Wellness Center or Outdoor Adventures, click the image below to try an at-home workout:

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Listen: A Student-Run Podcast

The second episode of the Student Well-Being Podcast is now available and features an interview with Julianne Aerhee Byun, a University of Miami alumna and yoga instructor.

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Engage With Your Physical Well-Being

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
    Thursdays | Student Health Service | Make an Appointment
  • Free Blood Pressure Testing
    Thursday, Jan. 27 | 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Herbert Wellness Center
  • New Year, Same Standard Drink Sizes
    Jan. 24 - 28 | Virtual | Learn More
  • Love Your Body Day
    Monday, Feb. 14 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Foote Green | Learn More

Check your email every Wednesday for Ibis News to see upcoming events for the week, and view the University events calendar for a complete listing of on-campus events and programs.