Student Stories

Brianna Groesbeck (she/her)

I define wellness as a holistic sense of well-being. This includes mental health, emotional health, spiritual health, physical health, and social health for me. Personally, I feel like no other aspect of my health can thrive, unless I am focusing on maintaining my mental health. That’s my top priority. The aspect of my identity that […]


Daniela Zamora

As a latinx woman with the pronouns of she/her and a first generation college student my definition of wellness has shifted from time to time. My identity influenced my definition of wellness that I didn’t quite know what wellness was until it was introduced to me in college. The word wellness wasn’t used very often […]


Farah Hamouda

For me, the concept of wellness has evolved with age. When I was younger I probably would have defined wellness along the lines of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, and although I still agree with this definition of wellness, it now encompasses more than just the basic needs to survive and focuses more so on mental […]