It is no secret that health contributes to academic success. Yet, academic, work, social and personal demands can be overwhelming, undoing our efforts to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Spring Break provides an excellent opportunity to recommit to wellness through the following SMART actions. Create a SMART action plan for Spring Break, download the SMART Actions handout.
Social – Plan the best experience by being proactive
Get enthusiastic consent before each sexual act.
Use a condom or other barrier if you choose to have sex.
Use a designated driver if you choose to drink.
Be an active and effective bystander when something is not right.
Avoid drinking a lot of alcohol in a short amount of time.
Alternate between alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages if you choose to drink.
Do not feel pressured to go out if you do not want to or have a busy day ahead of you.