Emotional

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Emotional wellbeing

We are emotionally well when we know our pressure points and how to adapt to them. Handling life’s ups and downs is more manageable when we’ve learned to accept that they happen. Oftentimes, we can make preemptive strikes against them by knowing whom and when to ask for help.


Emotional Wellbeing

Emotional Wellbeing isn’t arriving at a place of perfection; it’s about progressively learning how you work, and healthy ways to navigate your life. The most important message to remember, but often a hard one to implement: Asking for help is a sign of strength.

Left alone, mental health issues don’t just go away. Other signs you may be struggling with emotional wellbeing are poor sleep, not being able to pinpoint your stressors, or not being able to identify healthy ways to cope.

Emotional wellbeing practices

  • Value yourself and your time. Avoid negative self-criticism; take time for hobbies and develop new ones.
  • Move often and practice mindful eating.
  • Develop a support network of friends whose advice you trust.
  • Learn stress-management techniques.

On-campus resources

University Counseling Center 

  • Body AWAKE  body-acceptance program
  • Book a counseling appointment 336-758-5237

Office of the Chaplain

LGBTQ+ Center

Office of Wellbeing


Tools that can help with emotional wellbeing

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The Anti-Anxiety Notebook

Designed by therapists for managing stress & anxiety.

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Dr. Caroline Leaf

Neuroscientist, mental health & mind expert.

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The Positive Psychology Podcast

Bringing the science of happiness to your earbuds with Kristen Truemp‪y‬.