Author Archives: asurgens

Money money money…. MONEY!!!!

Our first Well-Being series was kicked off the morning of Tuesday 2/17/15 with Dr. Margaret Brooks discussing the ideology behind Financial Well-Being. Dr. Brooks shared some candid experiences growing up, her journey to where she is today, and some of … Continue reading

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I _______ my job!

How do you finish that statement?  Love? Hate? Like? Dislike? Of the five areas of wellbeing, Career/purpose is considered to be the most important. Think about the amount of time that we spend at our place of employment each day … Continue reading

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A Brief Lesson on the History of the Rainbow Flag

I was talking with a few lgbt students last week in the Bear’s Den and I was surprised to hear that they didn’t know about where the rainbow flag came from or its significance.  As an old timer I shared what … Continue reading

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Wellbeing – Social

When thinking about the different aspects of one’s personal wellbeing, it is really important to remember our social wellbeing.  We are social beings and without connections to others it is difficult for us to thrive.  In our discussion about Social … Continue reading

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ACUI Reflections

Since starting my graduate program at Bridgewater this past fall I have been exposed to a lot of different experiences that will help me in the future. One of these experiences took place in November when I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Well, well, well…wellbeing!

The January 8th Professional Development workshop was a fun one for me. The work for the past six years with so many great people on campus with StrengthsQuest was finally going to have the anchor it needed – a talented … Continue reading

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Mind Full, or Mindful?

Prior to becoming a graduate assistant in New Student and Family Programs here at BSU, I had never been exposed to the inner workings of what it meant to be a Student Affairs Professional.  Through the generosity of the department, … Continue reading

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