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Second Annual Peeps Show: Peepin Yourself Stress Free

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    • Peeps Show 2011Peepin’ Yourself Stress Free
      University of New Hampshire Second Annual Peeps Show
    • In April 2011, the University of New Hampshire did a great job putting on the 2nd Annual Peeps Show – Peepin’ Yourself
      Stress Free
      Everyone in the UNH community was invited to create a diorama demonstrating how you manage your stress. The only rule was that the diorama had to include PEEPS!
      Health can include any component of the Wellness Wheel.
      There are 8 components to wellness: environmental, emotional, spiritual, physical, financial, occupational, social and intellectual.
      18 WONDERFUL dioramas were submitted by students and staff!
      The dioramas were all on display in the MUB for viewing.
      A highly-esteemed panel of judges then voted on the best dioramas in the individual and group categories.
    • A Day in the Outdoors
      Erica Vazza
      Being outdoors is amazing, fun, and relaxing. Scuba diving is calming and a great form of cardio.
    • This diorama features the three activities that are most important to keeping yourself stress free: gym, sex, and picnics. Going to the gym helps to melt all of your stress away, while sex releases the endorphins to keep you happy and stress-free. Picnics are just relaxing; spending some time outdoors and in the sun is a great stress reliever.
      Courtney Mills
      Paul Chiarantona
      Quen Young
      Diorama brought to you by the Lord Hall RAs
      GSP Gym Sex Picnic
    • "Home Peep Home," our Peeps Show diorama, is built on the idea that home is a nurturing, relaxing, and positive environment. As part of a response to the “Peeping Yourself Stress Free” concept, our peeps are participating in a wide range of stress relieving occupational activities. The peep family realizes the benefits of these safe and stress relieving activities and makes a point of taking time to nurture their physical, mental, and emotional health.
      In front of the house, we see peeps in the midst of a variety of physical stress relievers including roller blading, basketball, racquetball playing, and kite flying. In addition to these physical activities, we have a peep sunbathing and listening to music. Another peep is in the corner of the yard snapping pictures with a camera, using photography as a form of self expression and as a means of capturing the enjoyment on her friends’ faces. Inside the house, the expressive arts are again seen as our peeps play the piano and trumpet, and create masterworks with paint. Upon venturing through the peep hole and into the kitchen, the peeps can be seen socializing, cooking, and trying new foods.
      ! Tie !
      Group Entries
      Sarah Bourque
      Kristen Patterson
      Nicole Doyle-Tedford
      Chelsea Wood
      Mellissa Gregory
      Students, OT 610
      Home Peep Home
    • Like many outdoor activities, jousting is a fun way to relieve stress. Riding horses (and potentially knocking someone off of theirs) is a high-adrenaline exercise that is a sure-fire way to relieve your stress. Stressed about finals? Girlfriend broke up with you? Angry at your boss? Joust that stress / heartbreak / anger away!!!
      Corey Persson
      Cameron Palczynski
      Jousting Peeps
    • The title of our diorama is Life meet balance which depicts the importance of balancing occupations in daily life. The four occupations we focused on were: rest, leisure, work and play because these tend to be the main occupations of a college student’s daily life. The clock hands in the center bring the piece together to represent the need to make time for all your occupations. Lack of balance in daily life can lead to stress which is why it is important to manage your time well and to prioritize. The top left space shows a peep at rest. It is important to have enough rest for the mind and body in order to function through all your occupations. The top right space shows peeps doing yoga which represents leisure time. Leisure time can rejuvenate the mind and body and can be different for everyone. The lower right space shows a peep studying, representing work. The peep has a check list on his desk; a checklist can often be a helpful way to manage and prioritize time in order to stay on top of everything. The lower left space depicts peeps playing baseball. Play and exercise can keep you physically and mentally healthy. It is also a good way to reduce stress through the release of endorphins. Our peep is playing with friends, showing the importance of social relationships. To peep yourself stress free it is vital to maintain a balanced lifestyle.
      Kayla Pelletier
      Nohely Fernandez
      Matt Breen
      Christine Curtin
      Mikaila Horan
      Life Meet Balance
    • A day at the beach can be as relaxing or active as you want it to be. Some people prefer to lie on the sand, soaking up the sun's rays to release stress, while others would like to participate in a more physical activity, like playing volleyball with friends. Opportunities at the beach are endless as you can take advantage of the tranquility of the water and the warm sun. The beach provides a place where you can go alone and enjoy peace and quiet, or tag along with a group of friends and engage in a social atmosphere. A lot of people utilize the beach as an outlet and that is why it is frequently a vacation destination!
      Students in OT 610
      Peeps Show Beach Day
    • Our diorama depicts the many ways how to Peep yourself stress free out on Thompson Hall Lawn on the UNH campus. On a sunny spring say many students use T-Hall lawn as a relaxing area for recreation. Some students line walk to exercise their mind and strengthen their balance. For other students, Frisbee is a more relaxing activity and a great game for exercise on the Great Lawn. Other students who want to use their free leisure time to kick back and relax will lie out in the sun rays on towels or catch up on leisure reading. But of course, UNH Peep students are aware of the sun’s damaging UV rays and take precautions by wearing sun screen, sunglasses, and keeping themselves hydrated.
      Alyssa Arruda
      Lindsay Darmody
      Kristen Gawrys
      Kelly Morris
      Katie Volz
      students in OT 610
      Peepin' it Stress Free on T-Hall Lawn
    • Peeping to Music
      Group Entries
      Chloe Garrage
      To peep ourselves stress free we play instruments and listen to music!
    • We based our Peeps Show on play and social support. When you are stressed it is important to take time to relieve that stress by playing with friends and people that are important to you. These peeps are "peepin it stress free" by playing various games with their friends outside. Even the "momma-peeps" are peepin it stress free by socializing with each other while their baby peeps play.
      Susan Navilliat
      Courtney DaSilva
      Lindsey Socha
      Marissa Gonzalez
      Amber Avery
      We are students in the OT 610 class.
      Peeps in the Park
    • There are many different ways in which people can choose to relieve stress. This Peeps Show display touches upon three activities that people can do each day to help relieve and manage stress. In our occupational therapy class, our group learned that three of the components that contribute to stress management are productivity, pleasure, and restoration. The first scene depicts the peep being productive while creating her ?to do list?, which organizes the tasks and activities that she will complete that day. In the second scene, the peep is playing tennis with a friend as a form of pleasure which also contributes to physical, mental, and social well being of the peep. Lastly, the third scene depicts the peep completing the restorative activity of taking a bubble bath which also fulfills an act of daily living.
      Katie Gibbs
      Caroline Allen
      Emily Croft
      Emily Reddy
      Nicole Gaudette
      Productivity, Pleasure and Restoration
    • Rock and Roll Peeps
      Tyler Mulligan
      Eliza Hunt-Hawkins
      This diorama features peeps relaxing and enjoying a good show. They’re mellowing out to some sweet tunes, played by the recently up and coming, all male, hit rock and roll band “The Marsh Peeps.”
    • Friends Believe Friends
      ! Tie !
      Group Entries
      Staff at Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP)
      This diorama shows that talking with your friends about your experiences is one of the best things you can do to take care of yourself. Being able to openly share your story with friends who are supportive, believe you and are willing to listen is what builds true connection. Having healthy connections and relationships helps us manage stress and take care of our overall wellness. Learn more about the Friends Believe Friends Campaign at:
    • Take a Hike Away from Stress
      Active Minds at UNH
      Janet Mesh
      Emily Avant
      Ashley Scheidegger
      Meredith Cashman Amy Dufrane
      Laura Klui
      Rachel Sluder
      Kevin Cannon
      Taking a hike through the College woods helps the peeps forget about the stress in their academic and social lives. The peeps connect with nature while inhaling fresh air and exhaling stress on their beautiful hike with their friends and Active Minds.
    • An individual category means 1 person worked on the diorama.
      Enough talking! Lets see the winners and all the submissions!
      And there were GRAND PRIZE and RUNNER UP WINNERS
      Check out these great dioramas submitted by individuals!
    • Richard Simmons' Peeps Disco Sweat
      Grand Prize!
      Individual Entries
      Michael Houle
      Richard Simmons' Peeps discotheque helps the peepin' population dance, exercise, feel good, and sweat to the oldies! With a groovy light system, a rad disco dance floor, a far out DJ bumpin' the beats, and the afro-rockin' glitter-wearin' main man himself, Richard's discotheque is as much fun as a peep could ask for!
    •  After a long winter of cold weather making us want to stay indoors, days when we finally feel the warmth of spring feel wonderful!  This diorama represents the benefit of enjoying outdoor activities to replenish our vitamin D levels.  The Peeps modeling here show just some of the many different types of activities one can participate in outside- whether you are biking, roller skating, playing sports, bird watching, enjoying music or sitting back reading a good book, there’s something about being out in the warm sun and fresh air that can create calm and balance on even the most stressful of days.   Special note:  Humans enjoying these activities should strongly consider wearing sunscreen; Peeps have a special sugar coating that hardens to protect them when exposed to the air. 
      1st Runner Up
      Individual Entries
      Judy Quist
      Soaking in the Vitamin D
    • Swimming with my Peeps
      2nd Runner Up
      Individual Entries
      Kimberly Deane, student
      My two favorite things to do when I'm stressed out are to go swimming, or hang out with my friends. This diorama just adds the two together!
    • Get on the Floor and Dance
      Julia Pond
      Dancing is good for your health. It reduces stress and keeps you fit! The peeps learned this and created a place just for them! DJ Peepers will be spinning sugary jams all night long!
    • Our cousins, the Peeps, really put on a show!
      AND thanks to all the UNH PEOPLE who participated in the 2nd annual UNH Peeps Show!
      Don’t forget a special thanks to the organizers at Health Services!
      …and the panel of “highly-esteemed”judges!
      Seriously…this was so much fun! UNH is a great place to live, work, study, play and be healthy!
      See you next year!
      Congratulations to all our winners!
      You are some creative Peeps!
    • It’s coming…
      Peeps Show 2012
      University of New Hampshire
      Third Annual Peeps Show