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Signature Course: Thriving as a New College Student: Websites

This guide brings together several resources to help new students survive and thrive in college.

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"Emotional Wellness: the ability to understand ourselves and cope with the challenges life can bring." (Source:

Environmental Wellness is "the ability to recognize our own responsibility for the quality of the air, the water and the land that surrounds us." (Source:

"Intellectual wellness is engaging the individual in creative and stimulating mental activities to expand their knowledge and skills and help them discover the potential for sharing their gifts with others." (Source:

"Physical Wellness: the ability to maintain a healthy quality of life that allows us to get through our daily activities without undue fatigue or physical stress." (Source:

Occupational Wellness is "the ability to get personal fulfillment from our jobs or our chosen career fields while still maintaining balance in our lives." (Source:

"Social Wellness: the ability to relate to and connect with other people in our world." (Source:

"Spiritual Wellness is the ability to establish peace and harmony in our lives." (Source:

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