Wellness talk will focus on maintaining positivity amid chronic stress

Northwestern State University’s Center for Positivity, Well-Being and Hope will host guest speaker Melissa Ruiz who will discuss “Power of Positivity” from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 in the Student Union Ballroom. The discussion is open to all NSU students, faculty and staff and the Natchitoches community.

Ruiz will discuss how chronic stress affects positivity, the brain and the body while offering suggestions on how to increase productivity in their live while reducing stress, create a routine to employ before stressful events and learn breath work to manage heightened stress.

Seating is limited. Guests should RSVP by Sept. 17. A registration QR code is attached.

The program is being presented in partnership with NSU’s University Programming Council and the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation.