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2017

21

Feb

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NIRSA Recreational Sports & Fitness Day February 22

On Wednesday, February 22 the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) will be hosting its annual Recreational Sports and Fitness Day on campuses throughout the country, as well as right here at Gannon University in the Recreation and Wellness Center! Good for U encourages the campus community to take advantage of this exciting event, […]

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06

Feb

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Wellness Fair – 2017

Gannon University’s Wellness 2017 fair will take place February 7 at the Recreation & Wellness Center from 8:30AM to 11:30PM. In the past few years here at Gannon, I have been to the wellness fair. At the fair, they have plenty of activities supporting all aspects of health and wellness from maintaining healthy sleep habits, […]

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2016

19

Dec

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The Impact of Experience : Our First Client Interviews

As the semester comes to an end, I wanted to share an experience that my classmates and I have shared a few weeks ago. As you may know, we are first-year students in Gannon’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program. We just survived our final exam for clinical neuroscience (whew!). Along with the final exam, we […]

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12

Dec

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Embracing Intellectual Wellness during Finals Week at GU

As this semester at Gannon University concludes and finals week approaches, Good for U looks to end 2016 on a note of wellness by reminding the campus community to embrace their intellectual wellness as they prepare for final exams. Intellectual wellness is defined as the ability to open our minds to new ideas by pursuing […]

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05

Dec

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Embracing Emotional Wellness at Gannon University

As students, faculty and staff of Gannon University return from a restful Thanksgiving break, Good for U looks to continue promoting a culture of wellness by reminding the campus community to embrace their emotional wellness as the semester concludes. Emotional wellness is the ability to understand ourselves, express our emotions in an appropriate manner, and […]

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18

Aug

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Kick-Off Guide: How to be a Morning Person, Taking Care of Yourself, College Road Trips, Breaking the Ice & More

We’re almost there! Some of you are already back on campus, but the rest of our new and returning students will be joining us this weekend! Whether this will be your first time on our campus or you’re a well-seasoned fifth-year senior, it can be challenging to get back into the school-year mindset. Since we are the […]

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23

Mar

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REDACTED: I go to counseling. So what?

I go to counseling. Some may know this about me, but others may take this as a surprise. After all, you wouldn’t suspect an editor-in-chief of a student-run publication who is a member of a leadership group, president of an honors organization and very active in his community to go to counseling. And yet, that’s […]

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2014

21

Dec

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5 tips for warding off dry skin

Does the winter air crack your skin? Cold temperatures, dry indoor air and hot showers can all contribute to dry skin. I’m not skipping out on hot showers, especially on those cold nights, so to help my skin, I am adding more moisture into my daily routine. Here are some of my best tips to […]

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22

Oct

Desks no longer just for sitting and working

Maybe you’ve heard the buzz words nutritionists like to use for American’s infamous, first world patterns like “sedentary lifestyle” and “obesity epidemic,” but have you ever heard any solutions offered besides workout routines? Gannon University administrators recently participated in a pilot program for one of the proposed solutions to sedentary workplaces: treadmill desks. These desks […]

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2013

10

Oct

Eating the right colors (and other healthy tips)

You’re waiting in line on campus to find your lunch. Sure you could get a salad, but that pizza looks like it just came out of the oven and those French fries smell delicious. It’s an easy trap to fall into at college—you make your own food choices regardless of any judgment. Sometimes, we have […]

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