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Well Being Collective Signature

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.

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."

Ripple Effect Activity

This worksheet helps students to think through the impact of their actions on their immediate circle, the campus community, and society as a whole. Designed for guided group sessions, it allows students to reflect individually on their own actions before sharing them with the wider group.

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.

Spheres of Influence

This worksheet provides a diagram and prompts that encourage individuals to think about circles in which they have resources and relationships, and how they can leverage those circles to influence change. Facilitators can guide students through the four spheres of influence.

Strengths Exercise

Ask students to identify 4-5 personal strengths and then ask them about how they exhibit these strengths in their lives. Respond by reflecting what you hear and affirming them. Shift the conversation to challenges, issues, stressors, or behavior changes that the student may be experiencing and ask them how they can use the strengths.

Sweetland Writing Guides

These guides cover a wide range of writing techniques such as understanding an assignment, incorporating quotations, abstracts, checking citations, and presenting results from experiments in reports. The guides typically contain a brief overview of the concept in question, and a set of explanations and examples.

Thriving Scale

This tool is typically used in a reflection space to help someone process where they may fall on the Thriving scale. It can be used to structure a discussion about thriving, striving and surviving based on students’ current experiences.

Values Cards

This document contains a set of cards, each of which contains a value such as trust, logic, or teamwork, and a short definition. You can use these cards to help structure various discussions with students about how values align to behaviors and actions.

Ways Of Being In Dialogue

This guide offers actions to take when engaging in dialogue. Organized into six sections covering topics such as vulnerability, asking questions, and appreciating others’ engagement, the document provides concrete, actionable steps to use in various situations. Individual users can consider how to incorporate these into their own dialogues and exchanges.