Abusive relationships affect approximately 1 in 3 American women and men. Learning how and when to walk away from the wrong relationship is key to staying safe and healthy.
Online influence, peer pressure and stress can lead young adults to experiment with tobacco alternatives.
Instead of trying to go all-in on a healthy diet, students should start small and avoid things like excessive snacking and not drinking enough water.
Ointments such as Tiger Balm, Eagle Brand Medicated Oil and Five Crane menthol sticks are used in many Asian countries and can be used in place of over-the-counter medicine.
There’s no shame in asking for help, and a plethora of resources and student peers are available to anyone struggling academically.
Getting organized and mastering time management by utilizing a planner benefits students by giving them the confidence that comes from being organized.
Proper sex education goes beyond learning about STDs and abstinence. UTA offers resources for people to learn about safe sex, consent and more.
Budgeting, saving and managing your money to meet your expenses is a necessary skill for any college student
In order to distract yourself from feeling homesick and keep up with your schoolwork, UTA students and stack recommend building a healthy daily routine.
There are different ways to relieve stress and be active. Some people run, bike or lift weights, but yoga is one of the most stress-relieving activities a person can do.
UTA students and faculty discuss the benefits of exercise as a form of self care while also recognizing the importance of balancing school and exercise in order to develop good mental health.
Though some may see taking a day off as a sign of laziness, resting actually allows for one’s body to recover for the next training session.
Students can learn how to get better sleep by attending a workshop on sleep hygiene offered by Health Services and a Power Nap class at the Maverick Activities Center.
Jacob Croasdale, associate director for Experiential Learning, said students can time management by using a calendar or physical planner to organize and avoid participating in everything in their lives.
Self-care can range from mental health to personal hygiene, which students should keep in mind as the community returns to campus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought additional problems for Texans in isolation with a 33% increase in opioid deaths. Decriminalizing drug use and focusing on treatment of drug use disorders could be key to tackling this problem.