Baylor Observes Wellness Month

Jan. 12, 1996

Baylor University will observe Wellness Month throughout January as the university's Office of Health Education and Wellness hosts a series of Brown Bag Luncheons and wellness speakers.

All the luncheons will be held at noon in the White-Beckham Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center.

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, a presentation titled "Coping With Stress" will be given by Dr. Susan Allen, lecturer in psychology at Baylor. Dr. Larry Sullivan, superintendent of the La Vega Independent School District, will speak about "Occupational Wellness" on Wednesday, Jan. 17.

"Spiritual Wellness" will be the subject of the luncheon on Monday, Jan. 22, given by Jimmy Seibert, pastor of ministries at Highland Baptist Church. Deborah Kerns of the National Wellness Speakers Association will speak on "The Mind Body Connection: Peak Living" on Wednesday, Jan. 24. She also will speak during the university's Chapel-Forum service at 10 a.m. in Waco Hall.

Wellness Month was created to encourage students, faculty and staff of the university to be aware of wellness issues and provide guidance and instruction on how they can become more healthy and well individuals on a mental, occupational, spiritual and physical level.

For more information, contact Cassie Findley, director of the Office of Health Education and Wellness, at 755-3520.

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