Healthy Living & Healthy Habits
You got this! From eating well to getting enough sleep to managing stress, we can help you develop healthy strategies that will last a lifetime.
Health Promotion and Wellness is an excellent resource for student health education and information. We have programs and resources around:
- Nutrition and being active
- Resilience and mindfulness
- Stress and sleep
- Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
- Body image and eating disorders
- Sexual health and healthy relationships
Health Promotion and Wellness has compiled a collection of resources to help students manage stress. From programs through their office or sessions with peer educators to an online self-guided course, stress workbook, and more.
Students can also take time out to visit the Relaxation Room in the Wellness Suite in the IM Building.
A great way to manage stress, practice mindfulness, and stretch your body is through the many yoga, mindfulness, and meditation resources.
- Health Promotion and Wellness offers regular Yoga and Meditation classes.
- Health Promotion and Wellness offers a variety of events geared toward mindfulness and resiliency.
- Campus Recreation offers yoga classes through the group fitness program.
- Find meditation and reflection spaces on campus.
You're not you when you're tired. Learn about the importance of adequate sleep and connect with resources to help you get a better night's sleep through Health Promotion and Wellness. Did you know, inadequate sleep can affect vital cognitive and physical functions, such as:
- Focus and attention
- Diet and metabolism
- Memory and learning
- Immune system
- Anxiety and depression
- Reproductive system
- Reaction time
Penn State has a variety of resources to help you learn about healthy eating and nutrition. From recipes and cooking videos to information about eating on a budget to support through our nutrition clinic or peer coaching.
- Free Nutrition Clinic
- Eating Healthy on a Budget
- Healthy Recipes
- Cooking Videos
- Peer Wellness Services
- Lion's Pantry
- Basic needs/food support