February 27, 2018 - Announcements

Winner from Last Week’s Health Challenge #5: Daniel Johnson (J.D. '19) won $50 worth of Georgia State Law merchandise from the Student Bar Association and Sports & Entertainment Law Society Fund for his winning photo showing engagement in healthy physical activity and recreation. Check it out on the 5th floor library screen!
This Week’s Health Challenge #6: Take pictures of yourself and/or friends and family enjoying nature and the great outdoors (e.g., local parks, trails, greenspace) as a way to relax and bring happiness to your life. You have until 5 p.m. Thursday, March 8, to send your photo to pparsons@sgsu.edu for posting on the library’s video screen. Sponsored by the Environmental Law Society. Winner announced on Friday and receives a $50 annual pass to Georgia state parks.
Wellness Wednesday on Feb. 28 in Room 342: For most of your life, you are the person with the primary responsibility for taking care of yourself. Sometimes your own self-care can be abandoned when life’s pressures seem overwhelming. Depression and anxiety are among the most common mental health challenges that lawyers face. This week’s speaker shares her experiences as a lawyer with these challenges and explores how you can address them proactively and effectively with appropriate resources and specific actions. Lunch provided. All students are welcome!
Take Twenty Tuesday: A Mindful Pause for Getting and Staying Balanced: Professor Charity Scott offers every Tuesday at  noon and 5:15 p.m. an informal weekly session consisting of a 10-minute guided mindfulness meditation followed by a 10-minute debrief/discussion (on any topic students wish related to wellness or mindfulness). It’s an informal opportunity to de-stress and recharge in 20 minutes. No experience with mindfulness is necessary: everyone is welcome to attend these drop-in sessions as schedules permit. Tuesdays at noon in Room 538 and at 5:15 p.m. in Room 345.

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