The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University approaches student well-being through a holistic approach using the seven dimensions described below.
1. Physical Dimension: Foster physical health
- Student Fitness Center
- Student Health Services
- Fitness Club Benefits
- Spokane Parks and Recreation
- The Inland NW Guide to Outdoor Adventures
- Elements Massage is offering a medical student first time rate of $55 for a one-hour massage (a 39% discount). Additional massages can be purchased using their Wellness Plan member rate of $69 for a one hour session. ESFCOM medical students would need to show their Cougar Card to receive the discounted rate.
- South Perry Yoga is offering $5 yoga classes for ESFCOM medical students as well as other wellness services at its studio are available to you at a 20-30% discount, including Yoga Therapy, Thai Yoga Therapy, Acupuncture and Physical Therapy. You must show you ESFCOM ID at the appointment to receive the discounted rates and mention you are a medical student when making the appointment.
2. Energy Dimension: Being aware of the (im)balance and synergy of mind, body, and soul and how to refuel all three of these elements
3. Mental Dimension: Finding mental clarity and positively charged thoughts
- Calm App for Meditation and Sleep
- Carol Dweck’s research on mindsets
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Headspace App: A few minutes of meditation could change your whole day
- Warning Signs
- Stop, Breathe and Think
- 10% Happier
- Breethe: Exhale Stress
- Omvana: Ultimate Meditation Experience
- Self Care and Meditation by Shine
- Guided Meditations – InsightTimer
4. Wisdom: Self-knowledge informs better choices toward well-being
5. Self-Actualization Dimension: Engaging in a life-long journey of finding fulfillment and meaning in all dimensions of life
6. Financial Dimension: Identifying financial goals, maximizing resources and debt management
7. Environmental Dimension: Improving the learning environment and addressing systematic and policy components to foster a culture of student well-being
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