Virtual Wellness

The University Counseling Center has put together a list of great apps available for relaxation, mindfulness, overcoming anxiety, self-help for addiction and journaling. Try one today :)

RecWell’s very own dietician is still available to answer all your nutrition questions! Just fill out the form.

If you’ve got the materials to color for real, do it! It can truly relax your brain while unplugging from your devices. We've created some RecWell coloring pages just for you, too - Fitness & WellnessGet Outdoors, or Play Sports

Don’t have the supplies on hand? Try some of these coloring apps instead. Lifewire has a list of apps and the pros and cons of each of them!

Wrist twistin’ in the kitchen with Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski. Look out for a new lesson each day on his IGTV.

Take virtual tours of National parks like Dry Tortugas, Carlsbad Caverns, the Kenai Fjords and the Hawaiian volcanoes with Google’s Hidden Worlds of the National Parks interactive exhibit.

Have a movie night remotely! This Google Chrome extension lets you watch movies with friends online. Find more information.

Happiness, resilience, connection, and kindness are skills that can be taught and developed over time—with practice. Greater Good in Action collects the best research-based methods for a happier, more meaningful life—and puts them at your fingertips in a format that's easy to navigate and digest.

Maybe it’s time to dust off those old puzzles and put them together again! Fresh out of puzzles? You can do them online :)

Stay home, stay MIndful. This special collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises are designed to help you keep a strong and healthy mind in the midst of this global health crisis. All Michiganders — from the shores of Lake Superior to the streets of Detroit — will get through this together. Stress less, move more, sleep soundly, and be kind to your mind. Learn more at headspace.com/mi 

Yale’s most popular course ever was about happiness. It’s available online for free via Coursera.

Walk through dozens of museums and galleries through Google’s Art and Culture app.

Even though we are far away, the University Counseling Center is working to bring you the GVSU experience wherever you are. The Weekly Wellness Series will provide daily educational and wellness opportunities to help keep you healthy. Each day videos will be released with the following topics:

  • Mindful Monday
  • Takeover Tuesday
  • Wellness Wednesday
  • Art Therapy Thursday
  • Feel Good Friday