Cerritos College Health Department (HPEAD)

  • YouTube - Health Ed Video
  • Interested in trying yoga, Pilates, weight training, and swimming classes?

    For more information, contact Ni Bueno at

    nbueno@cerritos.edu or 562.860.2451 x2874

    Tip of the week:
    Remember that all you can do is to do your best each day, hope for the best, and take things in stride.

    Patience, persistence, education, and being committed in trying: Freedom from fear

  • Dimensions of Wellness

    - Social: Good communication skills, developing the ability for intimacy, and having supportive people in our lives is essential to social or interpersonal wellness.  Socially healthy individuals are able to interact with and relate to others.

    - Physical: Physical health is eating well, exercising, making responsible decisions about sex, getting regular dental and medical checkups, avoiding harmful habits, recognizing the symptoms of disease, and preventing injuries.

    -Spiritual: Spiritual healthy individuals are able to give meaning and purpose to their lives.  They are able to love, forgive, and achieve a sense of inner peace, satisfaction and confidence.

  • Dimensions of Wellness (Con't)

    - Intellectual: An active mind is essential to overall wellness. Openness to new ideas, critical thinking, a sense of humor, curiosity, and creativity contribute to intellectual wellness.

    - Emotional: Emotional wellness includes self-esteem, trust, self-acceptance, self-confidence, self-control, satisfying relationships, and the ability to share feelings.  Emotionally healthy individuals feel good about themselves.

    - Environmental: Environmental or planetary wellness is learning about and protecting yourself against air, noise, and water pollution, ultraviolet radiation from sunlight, and second hand smoke.  We must hold the world in trust for other forms of life and future generations.

  • Poll

    How autonomous are you?

    - I cannot express my feelings because I fear disapproval or rejection

    - I am able to find guidance within and respond to whatever happens in life

HPEDA Division
Office Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 7:00AM - 8:00PM and Fri. 8:30AM - 5:00PM
ext. 2861

Instructional Dean, HPEDA: Daniel E. Smith, Ph.D. dsmith@cerritos.edu