The Institute is a collaborative of campus and community members committed to enhancing the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, organizations and communities within Cal State Northridge’s service region. The primary mission of the Institute is to foster healthful living through community and campus partnerships.
Summer is almost here! For many college students that means a much-needed break filled with beach trips, outdoor movie nights, and making out with acquaintances at pool parties. Some people even get involved in flings, which are casual sexual and/or romantic relationships that typically last between one and four months.
How many times have you heard the recommendation that adults get 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week and felt that little twinge of guilt for not getting enough? I get it. You’re busy. We all are. And it can be so hard to justify going to the gym when we have so many other things to take care of. Don’t let that stop you from being active, though; here are some ideas to squeeze in exercise during breaks and downtime.
You are almost there. They are almost over. The end of the semester is glistening on the horizon, and you are poised to come out victorious. Finals week (and the week before it, when all your papers are due) can be extraordinarily stressful for college students. Here are 20 suggestions for releasing all of that tension you built up during the final moments of the semester.
Living in the city
does not have to mean living without nature. CSUN’s campus has several places
to enjoy some time in nature, which is proven to reduce stress, among other benefits. Here is a brief overview
of some of the most beautiful settings for walking among nature on campus.
By: Araceli Salcedo, CSUN Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing Volunteer
Vaccinations and immunizations are probably one of the best preventive measures one can take. They protect us from getting sick and contracting seriously contagious and sometimes deadly diseases, such as measles. The more people that get vaccinated, the less of a chance of contracting and spreading the disease.