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Join the Work in Progress Challenge! Each week we will send you self care opportunities in the spiritual, physical, emotional, and social dimensions of wellness for a chance to win prizes!

The challenge begins Sunday, March 12th and ends Saturday, April 8th, however, you can join anytime!

How to participate:

Step 1: Sign up for the challenge here Step 2: Wait for your weekly email from us with challenge opportunities! Step 3: Complete a challenge listed and let us know how it went!

Information about our prizes:

After the four weeks of the WIP Challenge, we will draw names to determine who wins our prizes! Winners will be able to choose between a Stanley Cup, humidifier, Comfy Hoodie, or a weighted blanket/stuffed animal. Every challenge you complete and reflect on is an entry to win. 

March 12th - March 18th

A healthy body. Good physical health habits. Nutrition, exercise, and appropriate healthcare. These make up the physical dimension of wellness.

Challenge Opportunities: 

Attend a Workout Class at Corbo   - Class Schedule is HERE Visit a Nutritionist      - Students can call the JCU Health Center at (216) 397-4349 or email to make a free appointment Sign up for an intramural sport              - Registration for volleyball, soccer and floor hockey closes March 13th                                                   - Registration intramural March Madness Bracket challenge closes March 14th Keep a food diary for the week Track your sleep patterns for a week      - Sleep Cycle Be physically active 3-4x this week       - Fiton, Mtap my Fitness, Nike Training Club      - BeFit Youtube Page Reduce or stop the use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs      - Take a marijuana tolerance break      -  Smoking cessation      - Email us at if you'd like to set up a 30 minute conversation about how to stop or reduce use of alcohol or other drugs Take a solo walk or walk with a friend in nature    - Nature Center at Shake Lakes    - Acacia    - Other Cleveland Metroparks Cook a healthy meal    - 30 Easy Recipes for College Students Use YOU @ JCU to complete one of the following: a wakeup home workout, proactively plan doctors appointments, cardio for the heart and mind, or set goals surrounding your physical health! 


March 19th- March 25th

Attend Counseling at the Counseling Center    - The Counseling Center is a FREE service for JCU students. Located at the Garden Level of Dolan Hall, available anytime from 8am to 5:30pm. To schedule, call 216-397-4283 or use the online portal to request an appointment. Listen to an episode of the JCU Counseling Center’s Podcast    - click HERE to listen  Wellness Coaching or a Check-in    - Meet with a staff member or student to talk about wellness related topics from transitioning to college to quitting vaping and everything in-between, email to set up a meeting Be on a Work in Progress Poster      - Information on the Campaign    - Sign up here  Register for a QPR Training         -QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.      -Sessions are from 4-5pm in the University Counseling Center Conference Room.            -Monday March 20th            -Wednesday March 22nd  Attend Wellness in the Stacks    -Monday, March 20th from 7-9pm in the Library    -Mug decorating, free coffee/tea and therapy dogs! Yoga     -Join Campus Ministry and Rec Center for 50 minutes of Yoga every Friday     - Yoga with Adrienne, Yoga by Candace, Do Yoga with Me Meditation    - Clear the Clutter to Calm Down, Exam Success     - 20 Powerful Journal Prompts for Stress Relief Make a to-do list     - Trello, Google Keep, Todoist Make art    - 5 Art Therapy Exercises to Add to Your Self-Care Routine Download You@JCU and create a profile, set priorities and take a self-check


March 26th- April 1st

The Social Wellness Dimension involves having healthy relationships with friends, family, the community, and having an interest in and concern for the needs of others and humankind.

Challenge Opportunities:  Attend Streak the Center on March 31st Write a letter to a friend or family member Attend a student organized event or meeting or join a JCU Club      - Explore all clubs HERE Talk with a Peer Mentor/RA/RM Write a letter to a legislator about something you’re passionate about      - Click here for tips  Call up somebody you haven’t talked to in awhile Get engaged with Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion       - Melt Peer Mentoring Program Volunteer for something in the community Use You @ JCU to complete the Matter Self-Check Assessment 


April 2nd-8th

The Spiritual Wellness Dimension is a broad concept that represents one’s personal beliefs and values and involves having meaning, purpose, and a sense of balance and peace.

Challenge Opportunities: (we provided some examples, but feel free to do your own version of the challenge!)  

Attend any Campus Ministry event such as:      - Emmaus Retreat - April 8th-10th Attend a religious service - click HERE for our local mass schedule OR attend your own!  Participate in community service      - Center for Service and Social Action Advocate for a social justice cause related to your faith       - Ignatian Solidarity Network      - Catholic Relief Services Have a conversation with somebody about your spirituality                                                                   Listen to Campus Ministry's Podcast Take a mindful and reflective nature walk      - Take a stroll through the Metroparks Read something that connects you to your spiritual or religious beliefs Practice yoga or meditation       - Yoga with Adrienne, Yoga by Candace, Do Yoga with Me