Intentional Living through the Six Dimensions of Wellness

Physical Wellness

The physical dimension recognizes the need for regular physical activity. Optimal wellness is met through the combination of good exercise and eating habits. Building physical wellness involves understanding your body and its warning signs.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Wednesday, September 15 - Friday, October 15
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 15 Event:  HASA La Carne Asada Place: Bird Library Patio Time: Noon - 1 PM First 50 people to attend.  Date: Wednesday, Sept. 22 Event:  Combating Mental Health in the Latinx Community Guest Speaker Patricia...
Mental Munchies | We Contain Multitudes September 30, 2:00 PM
We are complex beings, formed through unique experiences and variances in personality. So why do self-care talks seem to follow a “one-size-fits-all” formula? Let’s learn how to build an individualized self-care plan and discover...

Emotional Wellness

The emotional dimension recognizes awareness and acceptance of one’s feelings. Emotional wellness includes the degree to which one feels positive and enthusiastic about one’s self and life. It includes the capacity to manage one’s feelings and related behaviors including the realistic assessment of one’s limitations, development of autonomy, and ability to cope effectively with stress.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Wednesday, September 15 - Friday, October 15
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 15 Event:  HASA La Carne Asada Place: Bird Library Patio Time: Noon - 1 PM First 50 people to attend.  Date: Wednesday, Sept. 22 Event:  Combating Mental Health in the Latinx Community Guest Speaker Patricia...
Mental Munchies | We Contain Multitudes September 30, 2:00 PM
We are complex beings, formed through unique experiences and variances in personality. So why do self-care talks seem to follow a “one-size-fits-all” formula? Let’s learn how to build an individualized self-care plan and discover...
Optimal Performance: In Pursuit of Optimal Performance October 11, 12:00 PM
What do you think about stress? Do you believe that stress is bad for you; that it gets in the way of accomplishing your goals? If so, you’re not alone.   Surprisingly, however, this belief could be amplifying negative outcomes and...
Talk Saves Lives October 12, 12:30 PM
How we talk about suicide matters. Talk Saves Lives is a brief introduction on what you can do to help recognize and prevent suicide in your family, friends, peers, and patients.    Register on Zoom!    Presented by...
Optimal Performance: Your Brain on Studying October 18, 12:00 PM
You got into professional school because of your hard work, perseverance, and dedication to your studies. But studying and performing on exams at a professional level may require a different set of skills than what you have used before. Let’s...
Optimal Performance: The Mystery of Mind Control October 25, 12:00 PM
Have you ever wondered why it is so easy to see the negative in almost any situation? Do you wish that your mind wouldn’t automatically think of the worst possible outcome? Join us as we learn about the “Negativity Bias,” how it can...
Optimal Performance: The Power of Positivity November 01, 12:00 PM
Would you like to increase your happiness, strengthen your resiliency, have more energy, experience higher self-esteem, and sleep better? Who doesn’t? Together we will learn about the one, simple practice that can re-wire our brains to...
Talk Saves Lives November 08, 12:00 PM
How we talk about suicide matters. Talk Saves Lives is a brief introduction on what you can do to help recognize and prevent suicide in your family, friends, peers, and patients. This is tailored to the students at this campus and will include...
Imposter Phenomenon November 15, 12:00 PM
You're training hard to be a professional in a specialized field.  Yet, how often do you actually feel like you deserve to be here? Do you secretly worry that others will find out you’re not as bright...

Spiritual Wellness Events

Volunteers needed at the OU Health Adult Tower August 23, 8:00 AM
Looking to make an immediate positive influence with COVID-related efforts? Interested in having a huge impact with a high priority community need?   Volunteers are needed at the OU Health Adult Tower. Due to nursing shortages and growing COVID...
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Wednesday, September 15 - Friday, October 15
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 15 Event:  HASA La Carne Asada Place: Bird Library Patio Time: Noon - 1 PM First 50 people to attend.  Date: Wednesday, Sept. 22 Event:  Combating Mental Health in the Latinx Community Guest Speaker Patricia...
Mental Munchies | We Contain Multitudes September 30, 2:00 PM
We are complex beings, formed through unique experiences and variances in personality. So why do self-care talks seem to follow a “one-size-fits-all” formula? Let’s learn how to build an individualized self-care plan and discover...
VMA | RED Fridays Friday, October 01 - Friday, October 01
Please join the Veterans and Military Alliance (VMA) on the first Friday of each month by wearing RED.   What is RED Fridays?  Remember Everyone Deployed (RED) encourages people to wear RED on Fridays to support those serving in the...
VMA | RED Fridays Friday, November 05 - Friday, November 05
Please join the Veterans and Military Alliance (VMA) on the first Friday of each month by wearing RED.   What is RED Fridays?  Remember Everyone Deployed (RED) encourages people to wear RED on Fridays to support those serving in the...

Intellectual Wellness Events

Read & Lead Book Club presents The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact Monday, August 23 - Thursday, October 21
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Read & Lead Book Club presents The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip Heath & Dan Heath. Update: we have run out of free copies for students, however...
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Wednesday, September 15 - Friday, October 15
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 15 Event:  HASA La Carne Asada Place: Bird Library Patio Time: Noon - 1 PM First 50 people to attend.  Date: Wednesday, Sept. 22 Event:  Combating Mental Health in the Latinx Community Guest Speaker Patricia...
Leadership Lunch Series & HASA present: Dr. Raúl Font September 28, 12:00 PM
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage month and in partnership with Hispanic American Student Association, join us on Tuesday, September 28 from noon-1 pm in Student Union room 262 for lunch and a presentation on Latino community health from the...
Mental Munchies | We Contain Multitudes September 30, 2:00 PM
We are complex beings, formed through unique experiences and variances in personality. So why do self-care talks seem to follow a “one-size-fits-all” formula? Let’s learn how to build an individualized self-care plan and discover...

Occupational Wellness Events

Volunteers needed at the OU Health Adult Tower August 23, 8:00 AM
Looking to make an immediate positive influence with COVID-related efforts? Interested in having a huge impact with a high priority community need?   Volunteers are needed at the OU Health Adult Tower. Due to nursing shortages and growing COVID...
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Wednesday, September 15 - Friday, October 15
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 15 Event:  HASA La Carne Asada Place: Bird Library Patio Time: Noon - 1 PM First 50 people to attend.  Date: Wednesday, Sept. 22 Event:  Combating Mental Health in the Latinx Community Guest Speaker Patricia...
Leadership Lunch Series & HASA present: Dr. Raúl Font September 28, 12:00 PM
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage month and in partnership with Hispanic American Student Association, join us on Tuesday, September 28 from noon-1 pm in Student Union room 262 for lunch and a presentation on Latino community health from the...
Mental Munchies | We Contain Multitudes September 30, 2:00 PM
We are complex beings, formed through unique experiences and variances in personality. So why do self-care talks seem to follow a “one-size-fits-all” formula? Let’s learn how to build an individualized self-care plan and discover...
Together for Mental Health: Stigma, Advocacy, & Education October 04, 12:00 PM
During the pandemic, we faced isolation, turmoil and unrest, and a growing number of Americans experienced mental health symptoms. We learned through this experience that we all struggle during challenging times and need support and access to care to...
Optimal Performance: In Pursuit of Optimal Performance October 11, 12:00 PM
What do you think about stress? Do you believe that stress is bad for you; that it gets in the way of accomplishing your goals? If so, you’re not alone.   Surprisingly, however, this belief could be amplifying negative outcomes and...
Talk Saves Lives October 12, 12:30 PM
How we talk about suicide matters. Talk Saves Lives is a brief introduction on what you can do to help recognize and prevent suicide in your family, friends, peers, and patients.    Register on Zoom!    Presented by...
Optimal Performance: Your Brain on Studying October 18, 12:00 PM
You got into professional school because of your hard work, perseverance, and dedication to your studies. But studying and performing on exams at a professional level may require a different set of skills than what you have used before. Let’s...
Optimal Performance: The Mystery of Mind Control October 25, 12:00 PM
Have you ever wondered why it is so easy to see the negative in almost any situation? Do you wish that your mind wouldn’t automatically think of the worst possible outcome? Join us as we learn about the “Negativity Bias,” how it can...
Optimal Performance: The Power of Positivity November 01, 12:00 PM
Would you like to increase your happiness, strengthen your resiliency, have more energy, experience higher self-esteem, and sleep better? Who doesn’t? Together we will learn about the one, simple practice that can re-wire our brains to...

Social Wellness Events

Read & Lead Book Club presents The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact Monday, August 23 - Thursday, October 21
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Read & Lead Book Club presents The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip Heath & Dan Heath. Update: we have run out of free copies for students, however...
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Wednesday, September 15 - Friday, October 15
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 15 Event:  HASA La Carne Asada Place: Bird Library Patio Time: Noon - 1 PM First 50 people to attend.  Date: Wednesday, Sept. 22 Event:  Combating Mental Health in the Latinx Community Guest Speaker Patricia...
Sign Up for eSports Madden NFL 21 Monday, September 27 - Monday, October 04
Esports Madden NFL 21 Registration Deadline: September 26th  Start Date: September 27th  Event Location: Online!  Fee: FREE  Leagues: Open - ALL OU-Norman, OU-Tulsa and OUHSC are able to participate  Format: League play event...
Mental Munchies | We Contain Multitudes September 30, 2:00 PM
We are complex beings, formed through unique experiences and variances in personality. So why do self-care talks seem to follow a “one-size-fits-all” formula? Let’s learn how to build an individualized self-care plan and discover...