Spiritual Well-being

Spiritual Well-being

 

Spiritual well-being is the ability to seek harmony and balance by openly exploring individual purpose, meaning, and connection, and to find ways to be compassionate in the world around you.

Spiritual Well-being Resources

Career Exploration Coaching

Schedule an appointment with a Career Exploration Coach and identify your interests, skills and values as they relate to choosing an academic major and exploring career options.

GW Hillel

GW Hillel's mission is to provide the Jewish students of GW the tools they need to lead meaningful, vibrant Jewish lives.

Lifestyle, Sport, and Physical Activity (LSPA) Courses

The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences offers a range of sports and activity classes that give GW students a chance to learn a new activity or to improve their skill level while having a memorable experience with classmates. Offerings include Meditation, yoga, and more.

Religious Life at GW

The religious and faith community at the George Washington University (GW) is a diverse group of students, faculty and staff, who represent a variety of backgrounds and experiences unified under the goal of religious celebration and interfaith sharing. With 22 student organizations promoting the values, beliefs and traditions of numerous religious and faith traditions, Religious Life programs include worship services, community building, study of sacred texts, as well as signature interfaith events, including the Interfaith Dinner and the Interfaith Baccalaureate.

Hidden Oases Around DC

When you want to get away from it all and relax into nature, take a trip to these thirteen hidden oases around Washington DC.

Mindfulness Centers in the Community

Visit these mindfulness centers in DC that offer a variety of mindfulness and spiritual practices.

Self-Help Tools

"I Am" App

"I Am" App

Receive simple, yet powerful affirmations throughout your day to feel empowered, affirm your goals, and remind yourself of your capabilities.

Learn More: "I Am" App

 

Journaling for Self-Discovery

Journaling for Self-Discovery

Writing down your thoughts can foster optimism, encourage gratitude, and ease anxiety. Explore these 64 journal prompts about work and career, relationships, self-reflection, and more to learn about yourself.

Learn More: Journal Prompts

 

Palouse Mindfulness

Palouse Mindfulness

This online Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MSBR) training course is 100% free, created by a fully certified MBSR instructor, and is based on the program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Learn More: MSBR Course

Podcasts

Consider the following podcasts to further explore spiritual well-being topics that interest you!

Episode 40 | June 30, 2020

Dr. Shari kicks off the series with teaching and guiding you through a Grounding Meditation exercise where you use your five senses to stay focused in the present moment to cope with any current forms of anxiety and overwhelming emotions you may be experiencing!

Listen to Part 1

Episode 41 | July 7, 2020

In this episode, Dr. April continues the series with teaching and guiding you through a Self-Esteem Meditation exercise where you build your self-concept through venturing within!

Listen to Part 2

Episode 42 | July 14, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Erica continues the series with teaching and guiding you through a Progressive Muscle Relaxation exercise where you will learn how to intentionally relax your body when feeling overwhelmed or anxious.

Listen to Part 3

 

Season 3, Episode 79 | January 27, 2020

Explore how you can become happier, build inner strength, and get the most out of life.

Listen to Being Well

This award-winning anxiety relief podcast has tips, tools, and practices to help you manage anxiety.

Listen to Mindful in Minutes