How to “Live in the Moment” Even When You’re Busy

By: Bailey Larmore With holidays approaching and the last day of classes around the corner, we are busy. How can we have any time to “live in the moment?” Let’s take a look at some ways we can be present and smile even when we’re […]

The Best Ways to Breathe While Exercising

By: Bailey Larmore When was the last time you took a deep, relaxing breath? Breathing not only helps our bodies function, but it also helps us feel peaceful. Oftentimes, we can forget to breathe when we exercise and end up feeling winded. Let’s check out […]

6 Steps for Mindful Eating

By: Bailey Larmore What is “mindful eating” and why would someone want to do that? This is a strategy to help you fully enjoy your food. Mindful eating involves an increased awareness of how a bite of food tastes and how your body feels as […]

Journaling and Wellness

By: Maddie Boyer When it comes to practicing wellness, journaling is one of my absolute favorite activities. With so much happening all around us, journaling is a great way to slow down and recenter yourself. However, getting into journaling can also be very overwhelming. You […]

Practicing Affirmations and Gratitude

By: Maddie Boyer Of all the ways to practice mindfulness, affirmations and gratitude are some of my favorites. I have gotten into the habit of starting my day with positive affirmations and ending my day with gratitude journaling. The last year has been extremely challenging […]

Growing Your Spiritual Wellness Through Intentionality

By: Maddie Boyer If there’s one thing Demon Deacons are known for, it’s staying busy. When running from one thing to the next, it is far too easy to get stuck in a pattern of going through the motions and lose sight of what motivated […]

Practicing Mindfulness

By: Maddie Boyer Happy November, Deacs! There’s no ignoring the fact that today may be a stressful day. 2020 has taken a toll on everyone, and it being an election year only contributes to tensions running high. With so much happening in the world and […]

Back to School Advice from the Marketing Team

By: Maddie Boyer Welcome back to school, Deacs! We hope you’re as excited as we are to be back in beautiful Winston-Salem. While this school year is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before, we’ve gathered some tips for making this unprecedented semester as successful and […]

Valentine’s Day Self-Love Ideas

By: Kristin Knight Whether or not you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a significant other, it’s always important to practice self-love. After all, loving yourself helps you love others better. Appreciate some well-deserved “me-time” and try these self-love routines sure to relieve stress and promote relaxation.  […]

Why Keep a Wellness Journal?

By: Kristin Knight Making wellness goals is easy, but actually sticking with them is a different story. Keeping a wellness journal can be a great way to turn your goals into reality.  How to get started Before getting started, it’s important to decide what you’re […]

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