By WCU Wellcast
WCU WellcastJan 24, 2023
WCU Wellcast Ep 4: Motivation and Exercise
On our fourth episode of the WCU Wellcast, we're chatting with Olivia Dill, former Rec Attendant with campus Rec. This episode covers topics around defining exercise and movement; motivation and staying motivated when it gets cold outside; ways to alleviate stress when using physical exercise; and self-accountability by setting small, achievable goals. Find out more information about Campus Recreation and the services offered on their website, found here.
WCU Wellcast Ep 3: Bystander Awareness ft. CWGE Peer Educator, Dana Pfeiffer
*We'd like to preface this episode with a content warning for discussion of potential sexual violence and harm* On our third episode of the WCU Wellcast, we're chatting with a Center for Women and Gender Equity Peer Educator, Dana Pfeiffer. Dana is a recent WCU grad, who studied Psychology and Women and Gender studies. This episode covers topics around what it means to be an active bystander here at West Chester University. WCU Wellcast host and Dana discuss tips that can help you be an active bystander and create a safer community here at WCU. Find out more information about the Center for Women and Gender Equity and bystander awareness on the Center’s website, found here.
WCU Wellcast Ep 2: Positive Psychology Part II ft. Professor U
In our second episode of the WCU Wellcast, we discuss gratitude and how it translates into our positive psychology with guest, WCU faculty member, Professor Steven Uhlenbrock. Professor U, aka “The Happy Prof,” introduces strategies to help grow our gratitude and highlights the importance of knowing your character strengths and practicing them. To learn more about character strengths, check out the VIA Survey of Character Strengths assessment, found here. The VIA Survey of Character Strengths assessment is a free self-assessment that takes less than 15 minutes and provides a personalized, in-depth analysis of your results, including actionable tips to apply your strengths to find greater well-being.
WCU Wellcast Ep 1: Positive Psychology ft. Dr. Laura Verrekia
We are excited to present the first episode of the WCU Wellcast, brought to you by the Office of Wellness Promotion. Our interview with Dr. Laura Verrekia touches on some easy ways to use positive psychology to improve your health and well-being. You can check out her book here.
WCU Wellcast Trailer
The WCU Wellcast is a new podcast series from the West Chester University Office of Wellness Promotion. We aim to provide you with new and interesting insights on ways to improve and sustain your happiness, health, and well-being while you journey through college. Take a listen March 17th and look out for more episodes coming soon!