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Check Out the SWAdcast Podcast!

Join Student Wellness Advocates (SWAs) for quick tips to support your well-being. In this podcast, SWAs explore research and resources related to mental health, alcohol and other drugs, sleep, sexual health and more. Find the podcast on all major platforms (e.g., Spotify, Apple Podcast) Links to the episodes and show notes are below!

The show notes include links to our sources and further information about each episode.

Episode 1: Zoom Exhaustion (Pilot)

Show Notes

Some General tips for Zooming:

  • Take a few moments before clicking “Start” to settle and ground your attention.
  • Take the time to truly greet whoever is in the room with your full attention.
  • Choose “speaker view.”
  • Resist the urge to multitask.
  • Try to take measured breaks between sessions.
  • And finally, remind yourself periodically that this is a new place.

Further Reading/ Our Sources:

Episode 2: Vaccine Special Episode

The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving health issue. The information shared in this episode is up-to-date as of April 29th, 2021. Please explore the resources below for current information.

Further Reading/ Our Sources:

Episode 3: Pandemic Fatigue

Episode 4: Readjusting to Life on Campus

In this episode, SWAs Gaby (she/her and Cas (they/them) discuss the transition to in-person learning, how it impacts students, and how to navigate a return to life on campus.

Episode 5: Setting Boundaries

In this episode, SWAs Gaby (she/her) and Cas (they/them) discuss the importance of boundaries, and how to set them in your academic and interpersonal relationships.

Episode 6: Sleep

In this episode, SWAs Gaby (she/her) and Cas (they/them) discuss the importance of sleep, and tips and resources to help improve your sleep.

Episode 7: Ask a SWA

In this episode, Cas responds to questions about health on campus from students in the Carleton Community! Join them as they discuss working in the OHP, the SWA Dogs, learning to practice healthy routines, and finding the motivation to stay at Carleton.