Salve Regina's student and peer wellness programs assist with increasing awareness in areas around overall wellness and advocate to build a culture of well-being and positive mental health at the University.
Emotional wellness is how you manage the range of feelings that humans experience. Reflect about how you are feeling. How are you doing? Are you happy? Are you feeling frustrated or upset frequently? Negativity is indicative of poor emotional wellness. Don’t hesitate to ask for help and understand that circumstances can change even if it takes time.
Physical wellness includes many aspects of one's physical well-being. It is important to educate oneself about diet, exercise, sleep, sexual health and dealing with illness. Physical wellness helps you maintain a healthy life, so that you can complete activities to the best of your abilities.
Social wellness is all about the relationships in someone’s life. You should surround yourself with people that make you feel happy and loved, encourage your health and safety, and support you. Reflecting about the relationships in your life is an important aspect of social wellness.
Spiritual wellness is having a set of values, morals and beliefs that give you a sense of purpose and meaning. A strong and healthy spiritual wellness can provide an escape from stress-inducing activities and reduce stress.