Colby Wellness Lectures Open to the Public
At Colby College, a series of wellness lectures this January and spring semester will address topics of mental, emotional, social and physical well being. Lectures are open to the public and are free of charge. Programs will discuss eating disorders, spirituality, alcohol use misperceptions, stress management and diversity. All of the programs will be held in the Page Commons Room in Cotter Union. For information contact Colbys health center at 207.872.3058.
Lectures scheduled in January and the spring semester include:
Tues., Jan. 11, at 8 p.m.
"Ego, Soul and Other Esoteric Matters"
Ken Hamilton, M.D., founder of Healing of Persons Exceptional
Program on the role of spirituality to create success in ones life.
Tues., Jan. 18, at 8 p.m.
Dave Colman, "The Dating Doctor"
Fun program on how to improve your social life and communications skills.
Wed., Feb. 9, at 8 p.m.
"De-biasing Perceptions on Alcohol & Other Health Norms"
Bill Klein, psychology department
Program on the psychology of misperceptions of alcohol abuse on college campuses, its consequences and other heath norms.
Tues., Feb. 15, at 8 p.m.
"Beautiful Bodies, Beautiful Souls: Redefining Womens Body Image"
Luoluo Hong, health educator, Louisiana State University
Presents social, cultural and psychological pressures, which can lead to eating disorders, and ways to foster a healthy body image and self-esteem.
Wed., Feb. 23, at 8 p.m.
"Stress Management in the Year 2000"
Joel Fish, Ph.D., sports psychologist
Learn about healthy and unhealthy competition. Strategies to manage stress, overcome competitive anxiety, and relax under pressure will be offered.
Wed., Mar. 1, at 8 p.m.
Art Shriberg, teacher and motivational speaker
Program on how physical and cultural differences can unify and benefit us.