Wellness Week

Wellness Week

Fall 2019 Wellness Week Event schedule


Explore the 8 Dimensions of Wellness through workshops and activities during Wellness Week! Learn how your well-being in these different dimensions connects to your student success.


EIGHT DIMENSIONS OF WELLNESS

 Emotional Icon Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships.
 Environmental Icon Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being.
 financial Icon Satisfaction with current and future financial situations.
 intellectual Icon Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills.
 Occupational Icon Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work.
 physical Icon Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep.
spiritual Icon Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life.
 social Icon Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system.

10/14 – 10/20

Cal State LA Kinesiology Department Step Challenge
Cal State Los Angeles
The 12,000 Steps Challenge is back! The challenge is a fun way for faculty and staff to get some exercise, compete with colleagues, and win prizes. The challenge will take place during Cal State LA's Wellness Week from Oct. 14 to Oct. 20. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Oct. 9. A limited number of teams can participate. Register today.
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 14

11 AM – 12 PM
Healthy Romantic Relationships

Student Health Center, CAPS, 2nd Floor, Station 4
Learn techniques to enhance shared meaning with your romantic partner, strengthen your friendship, and resolve problems even when you don't agree.
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11 AM – 1 PM
Physical Activity Demonstration and Food Truck

Main Walkway
The Kinesiology Department invites you to explore its available course offerings on physical wellness! Come watch students perform Zumba, Taekwondo and more!.
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12 – 2 PM
Wellness Week Kick Off Featuring Break 4 Paws & Pantry to Plate

U-SU Plaza
Join us as we kick off Wellness Week featuring our therapy animals and a live food demo!.
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2:30 – 3:30 PM
Self-Compassion

Student Health Center, CAPS, 2nd Floor, Station 4
Do you act like a best friend when you fall short of your expectations or do you beat yourself up or self-abandon? Come learn about self-compassion and simple skills that can help you bounce back when things do not go as planned.
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

8 AM – 8 PM
MADD Crashed Car Exhibit

Main Walkway
This exhibit serves as a visual educational tool presented with the intention to change behaviors and attitudes concerning the dangers of drinking and driving and riding with an impaired driver.
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10 – 11 AM
The Healthy Breakup

Student Health Center, CAPS, 2nd Floor, Station 4
Do you allow unhealthy or unsatisfying relationships to linger on? Do you ghost? Or break up by text? Do you stay because you are afraid to leave? Learn communication and self-support skills to help end unsatisfying or destructive relationships and move on!.
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10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Let's Talk

Cross Cultural Centers, 2nd Floor, University-Student Union
Let’s Talk is a drop-in service where currently enrolled students can have a brief informal consultation with a counselor from CAPS. Let’s Talk is for consultation about a specific problem. Whether it’s anxiety, sadness, or relationship problems, sharing your concerns can be helpful. A counselor will listen and provide support, perspective, and suggestions for resources.
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11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Intoxication Education

Main Walkway (South of the Bookstore)
Learn how alcohol effects the mind and body, signs of alcohol poisoning and for those that do not consume, fun non-alcohol drink recipes. Try on the intoxication goggles and go through our challenges for a controlled simulated experience. Share your thoughts or experiences with alcohol on our message board. Free giveaways for those that participate.
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2:45 – 3:30 PM
Meditation And Mindfulness

Reflection Room, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
Come and have a respite from your busy day. Have more day-to-day inner peace by learning to calm your mind and loosen the grip of difficult thoughts and feelings.
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3:15 – 4:10 PM
Who Is Watching You?

Room 210, Student Health Center
Stalking is based on control and comes in different forms. Come learn as we analyze the popular Netflix series “You,” and its impact on today’s societal view on stalking.
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4 – 5:30 PM
Leadership Speaker Broadcast

Career Center
Join the National Society of Leadership and Success in partnership with the Career Center, as we livestream interesting and thought provoking interviews with some of America’s Top Leaders. Visit www.calstatela.edu/careercenter/handshake .
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4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
De-stress Yourself

Student Health Center, CAPS, 2nd Floor, Station 4
Come and learn about the difference between everyday stress and anxiety. You will be taught Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR), a relaxation skill proven to be effective for managing anxiety.
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5 PM
Financial Literacy Week: Personal Budgeting

Los Angeles Room A, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
Calling all Student Leaders who want to grow! Bring your pocketbook and questions for a host of experts that are skilled with personal budgeting.
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7 – 10 PM
Midnight Madness

University Gymnasium
Join the Athletic department as we celebrate the start of the men’s and women’s basketball season with performances by both teams, a dunk contest, a 3-point shootout, and a faculty/staff game.
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

8 AM – 8 PM
MADD Crashed Car Exhibit

Main Walkway
This exhibit serves as a visual educational tool presented with the intention to change behaviors and attitudes concerning the dangers of drinking and driving and riding with an impaired driver.
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10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Anxiety Support Group

Student Health Center, CAPS, 2nd Floor, Station 4
Anxiety, stress, worry, fear… it can be overwhelming and isolating. Come join others who may be feeling similarly, and learn tools for reducing anxiety symptoms and becoming more grounded in the present moment.
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12 – 2 PM
Learn The Basics: Boxing Conditioning

University Library Community Room, Library North, LIB N B-131
Join us to improve your knowledge and confidence in boxing conditioning. This workshop will include an interactive lecture and a hands-on learning portion supervised by NSCA certified professionals.
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1 – 4:30 PM
Beyond Basic: Connecting Students To The 8 Dimensions of Wellness

Pasadena Room, 3rd Floor, University-Student Union
This three-hour program aims to equip Cal State LA student leaders with specific campus resources related to the Eight Dimensions of Wellness, starting with a focus on food and housing security needs. Going “Beyond Basic” is an approach that will empower participants to incorporate the information gained into their day-to-day work and serve as powerful student wellness advocates. Lunch is provided. Register at: Beyond Basic.
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1 PM
Financial Literacy Week: Salary Negotiation 101

Los Angeles Room A, 3rd Floor, University-Student Union
Calling all Student Leaders who want to grow! Bring your pocketbook and questions for experts of salary negotiation, skills highlighting and living expenses.
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3:15 – 4:15 PM
Getting Unstuck

Student Health Center, CAPS, 2nd Floor, Station 4
Feeling stuck, unhappy, procrastinating, or withdrawing from others? You will be guided in identifying patterns of “stuck” behavior and thinking in the areas of self-confidence, self-reliance, independence, and self-esteem.
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

8 AM – 8 PM
MADD Crashed Car Exhibit

Main Walkway
This exhibit serves as a visual educational tool presented with the intention to change behaviors and attitudes concerning the dangers of drinking and driving and riding with an impaired driver.
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9 AM – 1 PM
Community Clinic Association of LA County (CCALAC) Community Health and Resource Fair

Main Walkway – North Library
Students and recent alumni pursuing health-related career (ex: medical school residents, NPs, PAs, RNs, MAs, LVNs, MPH, MSW, and other allied health program students) will network with these unique agencies, gain access to resources such as loan forgiveness programs and professional development materials and connect with potential job leads.
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3 – 4 PM
Creating a Self-Care Plan

Student Health Center, CAPS, 2nd Floor, Station 4
Want more vitality, contentment, and connectedness and less despair? Yes, please! Participants will be guided in the development of their own self-care plan.
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4 – 6 PM
Let's Talk

Housing
Let’s Talk is a drop-in service where currently enrolled students can have a brief informal consultation with a counselor from CAPS. Let’s Talk is for consultation about a specific problem. Whether it’s anxiety, sadness, or relationship problems, sharing your concerns can be helpful. A counselor will listen and provide support, perspective, and suggestions for resources.
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5 – 6 PM
Happy Hour

The Pit, Basement, University-Student Union
Happy hour is back… AT A NEW TIME! Join us in The Pit for Thursday Night Football and free gameplay. Everyone is welcome.
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5 – 7 PM
Food 4 Thot Podcast: Live At Cal State LA

U-SU Theatre, 1st Floor, University-Student Union
Food 4 Thot is a new podcast discussing sex, relationships, race, identity, what we like to read, and WHO we like to read. Join us for a live podcast show and recording with show hosts Dennis, Fran, Joseph, and Tommy.
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6 – 7 PM
MADD Speaks Out

Los Angeles Rooms(ABC), 3rd Floor, University-Student Union
A voice that saves lives. Come hear the personal stories from the friends and family members of those who have become victims of impaired driving and the impact it has had. Participants will get a chance to win a pair of tickets to an amusement theme park or the movies.
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

10 AM – 1 PM
TIPS

Room 215, Student Health Center
TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) acknowledges that whether or not students choose to drink, they are likely to find themselves in situations where alcohol is being consumed. TIPS provides students with the CONFIDENCE, SKILLS, and STRATEGIES to prevent alcohol-related problems such as intoxication, drunk driving, and underage drinking among their peers. Space is limited so please sign up by calling the Center for Student Involvement at 323-343-5110.
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7 PM
Women’s Volleyball Pink Game

University Gymnasium
During their conference match against Humboldt State, the Cal State LA Volleyball team will host their annual “Pink Game” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join us in supporting this important cause and Cal State LA Athletics. More information at www.lagoldeneagles.com
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