Posts for the Topic Wellness

Sun's Out, Work Out(side)

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With warmer weather comes the opportunity to enjoy a beach day, hike to see a waterfall, bike to school, or take a walk without layers of sweaters. So what are the positive effects of doing physical activity outside and why should you consider it? Learn more about the benefits of outdoor workouts and how to include them in your routine.

Spend time outdoors for 30 days to improve your health and wellness

Spending time outside can increase both your physical and mental wellness. Your time outside doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive. There are lots of ways to spend some time outdoors this summer. We’ve compiled a collection of 30 ways to spend time outdoors in the month of August. Some of them focus on physical activity, others are meant to encourage your sense of joy, community, or whimsy, and others are meant to help you disconnect from the day-to-day and cultivate your sense of calm. You might not complete them all and you can certainly do a single activity on multiple days, but the idea is to spend at least 30 minutes outdoors in some way, every day if possible.

Here’s our list of 30 ways to spend time outdoors:

Wellness podcast and app recommendations

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Photo courtesy of musicoomph.com

Podcasts and apps can be an excellent complement to your self-care routine. The Campus Wellness blog will be posting recommendations for podcasts and apps that might help you find motivation or cope with stress. These recommendations are made for educational purposes only, for health and wellness advice, always speak with your doctor or make an appointment with a counsellor.

Wellness podcast and app recommendations

Headphones in flowers

Podcasts and apps can be an excellent complement to your self-care routine. The Campus Wellness blog will be posting recommendations for podcasts and apps that might help you find motivation or cope with stress.

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