In 2012, 1 in 5 CSUF students reported that their social relationships were traumatic or very difficult to handle in the past 12 months. Most of us can benefit from improving the communication in one or more relationship in our life, so take the time to talk it out and get back in balance together.
Sexual Health Consultations
Curious about birth control? Female condoms? Emergency contraception? Get all of your questions answered with a 30-60 minute consult campus Health Educator, Kerri Boyd, MPH, CHES. Consultations are recommended for students enrolling in Family PACT, students considering hormonal contraception, or anyone looking for general reproductive health information.
Explore videos and information about contraception, sexual health, and sexual communication. Sign up for their free, funny text message reminders to take your birth control!
TED Talk: The Power of Introverts by Susan Cain
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.
TED Talk: Your body language shapes who you are by Amy Cuddy
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.
TED Talk: Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability
Brene Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, and love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.
Free shame-free sexual health videos from the University of Oregon.
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Stitcher radio gives you over 20,000 radio shows and podcast. Explore different topics of conversation and start some new dialogue with a friend or family member.
The iTunes U app is a free source of unlimited learning that gives you access to the world’s largest online catalog of free education content from leading institutions.
Do you have a helpful web app or resource you’d like to share with other CSUF students? Send your suggestions to Narayana Darst, Interim Director of Health Education and Promotion.