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There  never  seems  to  be  enough  time  in  the  day  to  get  everything  done. Creating  a  huge  to-do  list  of  things  you’ll  never  actually  get  to  is  just setting yourself up to fail. Instead, create a smaller to-do list of what really matters and give yourself a reasonable amount of time to get up to speed. With less rushing and pressure, you’ll be caught up in no time at all. Try doing less, and being more. Mindfulness isn’t just about reducing stress – it’s also about living life to the fullest.

Intellectual Wellbeing  reflects our degree of openness to new ideas, our propensity to challenge ourselves to think critically, our inclination to nourish our creativity and curiosity, and our motivation to master new skills. Intellectual wellbeing can be enhanced through life long integration of enjoyable, thought-provoking, and imaginative mental activities.

Continuing to learn about the world around us and allowing ourselves to grow from the integration of this new knowledge into our life can enhance our intellectual wellbeing.  For instance, learning about a new culture or philosophy increases not only one's intellectual wellbeing, but spiritual wellbeing as well.

 

Need a break from studying, but want to keep your brain going? Try some Brain Games!

Online Resources

Infinite Wellness Solutions- Stress management assessments and tools.

TED- Feeling like you want to broaden your horizons and learn more about an interesting topic you might have heard about in passing? TED provides short talks on a plethora of topics delivered by the leaders in each respective area; you wont be disappointed.

BBC- Wondering what's going on in other parts of the world? Immerse yourself in the BBC website where they provide links to the latest news and general information in different countries.

50/50- Looking to intellectually challenge yourself this year? Try the 50/50 challenge: read 50 books, watch 50 movies and partake in the dialogue in the online 50/50 website and community.