Physical Wellness

Your well-being starts with your body. Embrace regular exercise, balanced nutrition, and quality sleep to boost your energy and overall health. Access our campus fitness facilities and health resources to stay active and vibrant.

How to improve your physical wellness

  • Try to get 30 minutes of physical activity into your day, about 5 days per week.
  • Focus on the quality and duration of your sleep. Set a regular bedtime to get into the routine of falling asleep at the same time each night.
  • Eat a balanced diet. Try to get three meals a day in, and remember your fruits and vegetables.
  • Take care of your health. Wash your hands and sanitize regularly. If you’re beginning to feel sick, take some time to rest and heal.
  • Take a break from those screens. Your eyes will thank you!

Emotional Wellness

Take care of your emotions as much as your academics. Seek support from counseling services and engage in mindfulness activities to develop emotional resilience and find your inner peace.

How to improve your emotional wellness

  • Ensure your physical wellness is in check. These two are closely related.
  • Make some time to relax, reduce stress, and take care of yourself.
  • Learn some coping skills that work for you.
  • Book a session with a school counsellor. You don’t need to be in a bad place to talk to a counsellor. It’s helpful for anyone at any stage in life.


Social Wellness

Build meaningful connections and a strong support network at CNC. Join clubs, attend events, and participate in social activities to foster a sense of belonging and create lasting friendships.

How to improve your social wellness

  • Join a student club. The Students’ Union is a good place to start.
  • Take part in college events and activities. You can find upcoming events on the CNC website.
  • Get involved with Peer Connections. They connect 1st year and 2nd year students to form meaningful and lasting mentorships.
  • Nurture your existing relationships by making time for those who are important to you.

Students' Union

Intellectual Wellness

Nourish your mind and expand your horizons through learning and critical thinking. Embrace academic challenges, attend workshops, and engage in thought-provoking discussions to keep your mind sharp.

How to improve your intellectual wellness

  • Read a book! As a student, you are likely reading many books. Try to take your mind off of your studies for a moment and read something for you. If your eyes need a break, try an audiobook.
  • Find a podcast you enjoy. There are many intellectual podcasts that explore a variety of topics. Use whichever podcast app you prefer and start discovering! You might learn something new or challenge your existing thoughts.

Learning Commons

Environmental Wellness

Appreciate the world around you and learn how to be an environmentally responsible citizen. Engage in sustainable practices and explore the beautiful natural surroundings near campus.

How to improve your environmental wellness

  • Be outside. No matter the season, go outdoors as much as possible and enjoy the environment around you. A short walk outside might be all you need.
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle. When you’re consuming a product or throwing away your waste, try to ask yourself if there is a safer way to do so while being mindful of the environment.
  • Consume less fuel. Do you live on a bus route? Or do you have a bike you can ride in the summer? You might even have a classmate who’d like to carpool. Not only will you be helping the environment, but you’ll be saving money in fuel and parking.

Career Wellness

Plan for your future and explore career opportunities that align with your passions. Access our career services to develop essential job-seeking skills and chart a successful career path.

How to improve your career wellness

  • Identify your goals. What do you want for your future and where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Access career services. Utilize the services available for resume, cover letter, and interview support.
  • Network. It’s amazing what can happen when you know the right people. Attend networking events and introduce yourself!

Career Centre

Financial Wellness

Master the art of managing your finances and gain control over your economic well-being. Attend financial literacy workshops and seek advice from our experts to make informed financial decisions.

How to improve your financial wellness

  • Learn how to budget. With a proper budget, you can better control your spending.
  • Look for a part-time job. Some students find it manageable to work part-time during their studies. If this feels right for you, visit the careers page for available part-time jobs.
  • Seek financial aid. Access supports available to help manage tuition costs, including student loans, payment plans, scholarships, and bursaries.

Financial Aid

Spiritual Wellness

Nurture your spirituality and explore your beliefs to find inner harmony and purpose. Engage in mindfulness practices, meditation, or religious activities to connect with your deeper self.

How to improve your spiritual wellness

  • Practice forgiveness and compassion for yourself and others
  • Explore meditation as a grounding tool. Friday’s 8:00am-8:20am “Find your Zen” sessions are a good place to start.
  • Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life, turning problems into gifts, failures into success and mistakes into learning opportunities. Start a gratitude journal to reflect on three things you’re grateful for and see how it can change your mindset!

Creative Wellness

Celebrate diversity and embrace the richness of various cultures at CNC. Engage in multicultural events and programs to broaden your perspectives and enrich your understanding of the world.

How to improve your creative wellness

  • Cultivate creativity through our monthly Creativity Labs! This partnership with the Two Rivers Gallery provides the opportunity to practice self-expression, mindfulness and stress relief through art.
  • Engage in creativity through movement. This can be done through the Recreation teams weekly Yoga sessions or on your own through dance.
  • Playing an instrument, making music or trying a new activity like embroidery, drawing or painting will support you in appreciating arts, cultural experiences and the surrounding world!