Category: Well-Being

A collection of blog posts related to all forms of well-being.

Making Exercise and Movement Part of Your Routine

Happy New Year! For many, a new year brings a time to reflect on the past and think about the future and what it might hold. You might be thinking about your intentions or resolutions for the new year, which may include prioritizing exercise and movement into your daily life. Logan Franck, PharmD’17 shares how […]

January 4, 2023

The Importance of Giving Back

Happy Thanksgiving week! We hope you are able to relax with friends and family and enjoy a break from school and work. In the spirit of giving thanks and giving back, we have a video from three-time alumna Jessica Semin, DNP’21, MPH’17, BSN’15, who embodies what it means to give back. In this quick message, […]

November 23, 2022

Advice to Young Professionals with Underrepresented Identities

Aurora Le, PhD, MPH’16 shares advice to students, recent grads and other young professionals who come from underrepresented backgrounds. She acknowledges the experience of imposter syndrome and importance of finding support from others.

September 28, 2022

Saving Time & Feeling Better Through Meal Prep

In the busy lives of students and working professionals, it can be hard to find time to make and eat healthy meals. Logan Franck, PharmD’17 and his wife have found a solution that works for them – advance meal prep. In just a few hours each week, Dr. Franck has all of his meals planned […]

September 21, 2022

The Benefits of Yoga & Meditation

We know some of you attended UNMC Goat Yoga last week and the photos were so fun! Yoga is one form of mindfulness that Brandy Sundberg BS’02, RT(R), RDMS shares about in the blog today. Brandy has been practicing yoga for nearly 20 years and is a yoga instructor. She shares the physical and mental […]

August 31, 2022

The Importance of Mental Health

We have shared a lot this month about mental health and how important it is to take care of yourself. Remember: It’s important to check in with yourself. It’s important to take breaks. It’s important to recognize signs of burnout. It’s okay to ask for help. You are not alone. Current doctoral student and College […]

May 26, 2022

Tips to Handle Burnout

Burnout is a form of exhaustion caused by constantly feeling swamped. In many cases, burnout is related to one’s job. Burnout happens when you’re overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to keep up with life’s incessant demands. According to WebMD Many of us have experienced burnout. Now, in our third year of the pandemic, it is no […]

May 18, 2022

Prioritizing Demands on Your Time

All of us have demands on our time. Studying, working, caring for kids or parents, taking time for physical and mental health – these are just a few of the things that we have to manage, and that’s before we take time to do things for fun.  Patricia Kearns, PT’99 has learned how to maximize her […]

April 27, 2022

Reflections on Friendship from UNMC Best Friends

Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there. Unknown One of the most critical pieces of your support system, both in and out of graduate school, is friendship. Jed Hansen, PhD’21, APRN, FNP-C and Carli Zegers, PhD’19, APRN, FNP-BC became fast friends while going through their program […]

February 1, 2022

A Musical Interlude

We invite you to enjoy this special performance of “Hornpipe” from Handel’s Water Music, played by two members of the Nebraska Medical Orchestra; Jake Son and John Hao. This video is part of the UNMC Alumni Association and the UNMC Campus Wellness Program’s mini-series, the UNMC Talent Treasure Trove. These short videos are meant to […]

December 14, 2021

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