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Living Well Academy

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Introduction

  • Living Well Academy is a place that teaches and inspires students on sustaining wellness, coping with adversity and unleashing personal potential. It organizes wellness classes, workshops, seminars and makes use of the social media to share wellness information that enhances holistic wellbeing in the Lingnan community.
  • Living well Academy helps Lingnan students to identify their talent and to build on them so that these inner resources can be the assets for creating a fulfilling and meaningful life. In addition to that, Living Well Academy assists students to recognize their weakness and turn it into their strengths.
  • It offers three layers of pursuits from self-understanding to knowledge and skills equipping and utilizing the learning by serving others. Students will relate their learning to a wider community by serving the others.

3 Circles

Vision

To inspire students on living well and realizing that wellbeing is beyond individual, every single person needs to work collaboratively in building a wholesome, nourishing, and loving world.

 

Mission

Living Well Academy is committed to apply evidence-based wellness theories and practices to enrich the holistic wellbeing of students and the communities.

Our Core Values

Five Pillars

Mindfulness
Being aware of the present moment without judgement.

Compassion
Feeling motivated to relieve the suffering of ourselves and others.

Gratitude
Affirm the goodness and acknowledge that other people help us to achieve the goodness in our lives.

Social Connection
Feeling that one belong to a group and generally feel close to other people.

Happiness
Experience of joy, contentment, and feeling one's life is good, meaningful, and worthwhile.

These values are not only our guiding principles but they form the five pillars of our endeavours, our activities and programmes centralize around these values which lead to a healthier world.
 

3-layers development platform

3-layers development platform

 

  • Living Well Academy highlights three layers of pursuits from self-understanding to knowledge and skills equipping and utilizing the learning by serving others; we offer opportunities to students to relate what they have learn with a wider community.
     
  • 1st layer: Individual development level
    Physical and Psychological assessments help enhancing the understanding of your physical fitness, personality, mood states and cognitive functioning. There are a variety of self-assessment tools for you to choose depending on your needs. Student can work out a personalized wellness plan to enhance their wellbeing. You may also connect with our counsellors to arrange a psychological assessment session and counselling support if you consider that is appropriate.

    Counselling Service Booking System

     

    Physical fitness self-assessment

    Psychological self-assessment tools

    Flexibility Test

    - V Sit and Reach Test

    Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale Revised (CESD-R-20)

    Cardiorespiratory Endurance Test

    - 3 Minute Step Test

    PTSD Checklist for DSM-5 (PCL-5)

    Muscular Endurance Test

    - Push Up Test

    - Curl Up Test

    Kessler Psychological Distress Scale- (K10)

     

    Rosenberg self-esteem (RSE)

     

  • 2nd layer: Self transforming through broadening the knowledge base and skills sets
    We offer a wide range physical and psychological wellness programs and activities in relation to the five core values of the Living Well Academy, please click the link below to get the most update information of these activities.

    Wellness Activities

     

  • 3rd layer: Connecting with the community
    One of the objectives of the Living Well Academy is offering students the chances to apply what they have learnt into serving a wider community. Living Well Academy collaborates with partnering organizations to offer volunteering opportunities for students to relate their knowledge, skills and learning in their daily life as well as facilitating other people to achieve wellbeing.

    Community Services