CHEM 13
Ultimate Wellness: Concepts for a Happy Healthy Life Winter 2020

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This course provides an opportunity to drastically improve your life by introducing concepts that can start making a difference in the way you feel today! We will approach nutrition, lifestyle, and happiness from a holistic perspective. Students will learn how to tune out mixed media messages and look within to find ultimate health and wellness. Topics include: Ayurveda, preventative medicine, mindfulness and meditation, food intolerance awareness, healthy eating and meal planning, deconstructing cravings and overcoming sugar addiction, and finding your happiness. Evaluation will be based on completion of assignments, class participation, reflective 5-page paper, creative project, and final presentation that demonstrates a level of personal growth. After signing up for this course please email Nicole at [email protected] with a brief statement describing your interest in the course and what you hope to achieve in it. In the event of over-subscription, these statements will be used in the selection process. We will meet twice a week for three-hour sessions as a group. The course will include two individual sessions–an initial health assessment plus an additional session designed to personalize the course and assist the student in applying the learned techniques. Books required for this class may include: Integrative Nutrition: Feed Your Hunger For Health and Happiness by Joshua Rosenthal, Food Rules: An Eaters Manual by Michael Pollan, Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself by Lissa Rankin, and The Mindful Twenty-Something by Holly Rogers. Adjunct Instructor Bio: Nicole Anagnos is health coach and director at Zen Tree Wellness in Williamstown. She is co-founder of the organic skin care company, Kl┬┐ Organic Beauty. She also holds a master’s degree in education.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 15
Grading: pass/fail only
Requirements/Evaluation: short paper and final project or presentation
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: email statement of interest to [email protected]
Materials/Lab Fee: approximately $75 for books
Attributes: EXPE Experiential Education Courses

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