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Introducing: Well-Being at Stanford

Everyone craves a sense of belonging, meaning and purpose.  We all want to be happy and fulfilled.  But how can we skillfully balance the challenges of our complex, demanding lives, the academic challenges at Stanford and the desire to belong?  Welcome to Well-Being at Stanford … Formerly iThrive/Health Promotion Services, and still a part of […]

Well-being comes first: Stanford events

Cardinal Nights What do the Halloween Haunt at Great America, Spiderman: Far From Home movie, Stanford Night at the Sharks and Glow Mini Golf have in common? They are all Cardinal Nights events happening this fall at Stanford. See the complete schedule Flu Clinic @ White Memorial Plaza Courtyard Oct. 9 (Wednesday) – 9 a.m. […]

Apply for student wellness mini-grants!

STUDENT-ONLY FUNDING (Undergraduate and Graduate): Well-Being at Stanford (Vaden Health Services) seeks innovative student ideas to inspire, empower and strengthen student mental health and well-being.  Your target audience can be the general student body or a very specific student population.  Projects might include, but are not limited to: Foster greater resilience and well-being; decrease stress […]

Vaping: What’s the Risk?

Update (10/01/19): The vaping dangers we warned of in the following analysis, from September 2018, have become widely apparent. Over 1,000 lung injury cases associated with using e-cigarette, or vaping, products have been reported from 48 states and 1 U.S. territory, and 18 deaths have been confirmed in 15 states. And there are concerns even […]

The benefits of self-forgiveness

We often have high expectations of ourselves and become upset when we fail to live up to our ideals. Self-forgiveness is crucial for moving past our perceived failings and growing and thriving both personally and professionally. We spoke with Carole Pertofsky, MEd, Stanford Director Emerita, Health Promotion Services and Lecturer, School of Medicine, on why […]

Subscribe to The WELL’s monthly newsletter

Once a month, we send a newsletter out to all subscribers, which alerts you to what’s new in The WELL — for all things student wellness at Stanford. Enter your name and email, and you’ll qualify for our next $100 drawing! For Stanford students only, click here: http://eepurl.com/dhELNH