On college campuses across our nation, the awareness that students, in order to learn and achieve, need wellness of mind, body AND spirit has increased. For years, college administrators, especially in state run schools, have pushed for excellence in curriculum and provided various ways to maintain the physical wellness of students, but found promoting spiritual wellness unnecessary.
Today, many colleges and universities actually have departments in which "Wellness" is not only taught, but promoted among both students and staff. A great example of this is found at the University of New Hampshire. There, Spiritual Wellness is explained, taught and promoted.
Some examples of ways that they encourage students and staff to maintain their Spiritual Wellness is by walking labyrinths, creating mandalas, meditating and doing yoga. (The college provides all of these modalities on campus.)
Signs of Spiritual Wellness include:
Development of a purpose i…