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You Soup Recipe Exercise

This activity helps participants to identify and explore social identities, personal identities, and experiences that shape one's health and well-being. Contains guidelines for facilitation, an explanation of the activity with group discussion and feedback, and a copy of the participant worksheet.

We’re Not Really Strangers

“We’re Not Really Strangers” sells a range of question-based games and activities that allow users to strengthen various relationships. The website offers free quizzes, downloads, and other tools that people can use to learn more about themselves and their relationships.

Vertex 42

Vertex 42 offers a range of free spreadsheet templates, calculators, and calendars, many of which focus on budgeting, education, and financial calculations. Students and other U-M community members can use these templates to help them reflect, track progress, and make improvements.

University of Minnesota’s Well-Being Screening Tool

The University of Minnesota has developed “Taking Charge of Your Well-Being”, a short, interactive quiz that consists of 13 questions. Users respond to a series of questions that address the main aspects of well-being and receive a customized set of tips based on their answers.

Talking Across Difference

This video offers strategies for addressing differences with close family and friends, including being open to other perspectives; thoughtfully introducing people to new interpretations they can appreciate; and maintaining a strong connection to others. It also addresses the PALS approach, microaggressions, and humor for communicating with people who hold different views.

Slides: Co-Creating A Culture of Well-Being On Campus

These slides encourage students to think about their holistic well-being, both on an individual and collective level. Can be adapted for graduate and undergraduate students, and for different departments and disciplines. You can use the slides all together, or select sections to guide a discussion or activity focused on well-being.

Relationship Quadrants

This activity helps users to clarify what they do and do not want in relationships; it can also be applied to any other kind of decision-making scenario. The worksheet is divided into four areas: "Must-haves," "Bonuses," "Tolerables" and "Deal-Breakers."

M-LEAD Leadership Opportunities

This flier outlines ways in which students, staff, and faculty may utilize M-LEAD resources to build student competencies across communication, organizational change, reflection, and emotional intelligence. The resources are designed with the aim of supporting students in developing their leadership skills with a focus on creating change.

Nurturing The Ally In You

This tool is designed for individuals who desire to serve as an ally on behalf of a community. It offers considerations and concrete actionable steps across seven subsections.

Navigating Religious Resources on Campus

The Trotter Multicultural Center has put together an “Interfaith Resource Page” to help students, instructors, staff, and other U-M community members navigate some of the faith-based and interfaith resources available on and off campus.