The University of Tennessee at Martin Office of Student Life and Multicultural Affairs will host wellness expert and motivational speaker Cheya Thousand at 2 p.m., Nov. 21, in room 111 of the Boling University Center. Thousand will discuss how to decompress and de-escalate stress and depression, immediately followed by a book signing.
Cheya Thousand is the CEO of CT Wellness Co., a faith-based wellness company based in Jacksonville, Florida. According to its mission statement, CT Wellness Co. is focused on improving overall physical and mental well-being and quality of life for students and leaders by empowering them to build sustainable lifestyles. Thousand started her business with a maternal wellness care package to encourage mothers to take care of themselves at all stages of their pregnancy. After expanding her goals to include supporting both men and women through personal stress and professional burnout, Thousand created CT Wellness Co. to offer self-help courses on self-awareness, mindfulness and healthy habits.
Thousand will educate students and audience members on the importance of wellness and mental health. She will also share tips on how to de-stress and create healthy sustainable habits. Her presentation is open to the public and sponsored by the UT Martin Office of Student Life and Multicultural Affairs.
For more information, contact Anthony Prewitt, assistant director of multicultural affairs, at 731-881-1864.