100 Steps To A Healthy And Happy Centennial Homecoming (1-20)

Hey Alums,

The illustrious, elegant and soulful Jada Right is gracing 28&J with her wisdom on getting and staying healthy for the 100. There are 5 weeks left for the 100. We will have a special feature of this every week. Here is the first installment….

Before we know it, the highly anticipated Tennessee State University Centennial Celebration will be upon us.  Certainly, we all want to be at our absolute best in every aspect of our lives, as we re-visit the “Land of Golden Sunshine”.  Listed below are just a few of many ways that you can improve your nutrition, build your immune system, lose weight, save money, go green, and invest in our beloved institution, so that you can celebrate this Tiger Life in 2012 and beyond.  Researchers say it takes anywhere between 30 and 90 days to create a habit. Select a few of these to create a habit of excellence, in time for Homecoming Week.  


1. Drink more water

2. Eat more green leafy vegetables and steam them

3. Stop smoking

4. Eliminate sugary drinks

5. Eat whole grains 

6. If you must east fast foods, DO NOT supersize

7. Wash your hands

8. Laugh

9. Donate to The Foundation

10. Thank a teacher

11. Park at least 15 spaces from entrance, when it’s safe

12. Pray

13. Use free weights over machines

14. Join a gym

15. Walk more

16. Take African, Middle Eastern or Ballroom dancing

17. Wear shades

18. Make social outings fitness, rather than food related

19. Support local arts and athletics

20. Breathe… slowly

More on Jada


About the Author: Wellness expert, writer and educator, Jada Wright is a proud 1998 graduate of Tennessee State University.  She is an occupational therapist and the owner of One Touch Wellness, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, where she provides in-home fitness, massage therapy, yoga, nutrition, and rehabilitation services to women. The former TSU cheerleader is an active member of TSUNAA’s Atlanta Chapter, part-time nutrition nut, fitness enthusiast and TSU Tiger sports fan for life. For more details about any information provided, she may be contacted at jada@onetouchwellness.org, befriended on Facebook or followed on Twitter and Tumblr


One thought on “100 Steps To A Healthy And Happy Centennial Homecoming (1-20)

  1. Pingback: 2nd Installment TSU 100 Healthy Tips | 28th & Jefferson

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s