• Stress Reduction
  • Physical Fitness
  • Diet and Nutrition

Upcoming Events


Well-being in Academic Medicine (AAMC)


Need a Study Break?

Find fitness and relaxation tools and equipment in the Himmelfarb Library 1st floor alcove and at the Circulation Desk.

Relaxation kit: eye pillow, two tennis balls (3 kits available)

Fitness kit: hand weights, resistance band, fitness DVD (2 kits available)

Yoga kit: pair of yoga blocks, yoga mats (2 kits available)

Additional equipment: balance balls (2), double-dutch jump rope, additional set of hand weights, hula hoops (5), yoga mats

Our Affiliates

GW Healthy Living at Himmelfarb

As students settle into the demands of the semester, exercise and healthy eating can often slip to the bottom of the list of daily priorities. Himmelfarb staff members want to help keep it in focus with a Healthy Living campaign. The Library will sponsor events and offer Healthy Living kits to support stress reduction, physical fitness, and nutrition and diet.

News and Tips from the Himmelfarb Community

New @ Himmelfarb: Healthy Living Collection

A Healthy Living Collection is now available at Himmelfarb Library. Himmelfarb’s newest collection of books is located on the first floor near the main sitting area and includes books on: Cooking and nutrition: The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook, Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful … Continue reading

Create: Valentine’s Day bookmark!

Stop by the library to take a study break and make a Valentine’s Day bookmark!  It’s perfect for your secret crush, your Best Study Friend, or to keep for yourself. Visit the Study Break area of the library to collect … Continue reading

Submit your healthy study tip!

Submit your healthy study tip! Himmelfarb Library is collecting healthy study tips to share among students as we approach the end of the semester.  Please submit your healthy study tips and check out the study tips provided by GW’s physical therapy … Continue reading

Year End De-Stress

Join Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb for end-of-the-year meditation sessions! The meditation sessions will feature a pre-recorded guided meditation session and will occur in Himmelfarb B103 at 12:30.  The session will last about 20 minutes and will end in time for … Continue reading

Head in a New Direction – The White House

Haven’t see much of DC recently?  Was your last DC outing during orientation? Take a study break and explore DC with Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb’s newest feature: independent explorations of DC from your Himmelfarb Library home base.   We’ll provide you a … Continue reading

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