Mind & Body

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Five tips to avoid fitness fatigue and strive for a healthier you

Feb. 16, 2017

As the semester continues, it can be easy to lose sight of resolutions and let physical activity get lost in the shuffle between classes, homework and your personal life. If you’re struggling to find time for fitness or having trouble staying committed to becoming a healthier, happier you in 2017, click through for five tips that can help make the whole world of fitness a little less complicated.Read more »
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In the Know: Appreciate yourself

Feb. 16, 2017

Healthy Relationships Week is designed to educate people on the importance of having a safe and happy relationship with friends, family, a romantic partner or even yourself. Campus groups are hosting events to raise awareness, celebrate and encourage students to participate.Read more »
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Practice stress management in FSAP workshop

Feb. 16, 2017

Stress management is a concern for everyone in these busy and uncertain times. The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is hosting a workshop series to educate employees on stress-management strategies.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Overcoming feelings of being overwhelmed

Feb. 15, 2017

As we get further into the semester we might feel pressure from all different directions. While it’s important to be aware of our responsibilities, we also need to look out for ourselves and our energy.Read more »
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Schedule your annual mammogram with The Pink Life Saver

Feb. 13, 2017

The CU Boulder Faculty and Staff Assistance Program has teamed up with University of Colorado Hospital and Elevations Credit Union to bring The Pink Life Saver mobile mammography coach to the Boulder campus each month.Read more »
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Students celebrate life in recovery at national skiathon and leadership summit

Feb. 8, 2017

The CU Collegiate Recovery Center (CUCRC) recently hosted over 185 college students in recovery at the first-ever national Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) Skiathon to connect with each other and enjoy an epic adventure in the Colorado Rockies.Read more »
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Show your Real Colors at HR workshop Feb. 14

Feb. 8, 2017

On Feb. 14, Human Resources will offer a workshop focused on the Real Colors Personality Test, designed to help people recognize, accept, learn to value and understand human behaviors to improve empathy and communication in the workplace.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Three tips for better relationships

Feb. 8, 2017

Whether it’s a significant other, a roommate or a family member, a meaningful relationship with another person can be a source of fun, support and happiness. To keep these relationships working well, we all have to put in the time and effort (for ourselves and for them). Consider how these keys to healthy relationships might apply to your life.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: What recovery looks like

Feb. 1, 2017

Recovery can mean different things to different people. In general, recovery is a process of change that helps individuals improve both their physical and mental health and regain their sense of purpose. Sam Randall, program manager at the CU Collegiate Recovery Center (CUCRC), dives into what recovery is all about and how we can be supportive of those who are living a life in recovery.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Four steps to staying healthy this spring

Jan. 25, 2017

Viruses like the common cold can last 7-10 days, meaning symptoms like a stuffy nose, body aches, fatigue and a sore throat stick around for a while. Since antibiotics typically don’t work for viruses, it’s all about staying as healthy as possible. So how do we do it?Read more »