Mind & Body

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Healthy Buffs: Your best summer yet

May 11, 2017

Summer brings plenty of opportunities to get outdoors, get some vitamin D and get active. Learn some tips to stay healthy so you can enjoy every minute of your summer.Read more »
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Top tips for success with less stress 

May 3, 2017

During finals week, most students are overwhelmed. All the added stress from classes, papers and exams makes finding time for self-care and stress relief difficult. But no matter what you have going on, it's important to step away from stress every once in awhile.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Good vibes

May 3, 2017

“Treat yourself” is one of those mantras we all can get behind, and research shows that it really does improve our mood in the moment. A recent study also found that when we treat others, too, everyone gets a psychological boost in terms of mood, functioning and overall outlook. Here are a few ideas to get the good vibes going whether you have 30 seconds or all afternoon.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Five tips for stressing less this week

April 26, 2017

The right amount of stress can keep us motivated and working hard, but too much of it can take a toll on our wellbeing. It’s important to find healthy ways to manage stress, especially during finals and with graduation approaching for some of us. Get things under control this week with a quick guide.Read more »
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Learn to strengthen your connections at the Relationship 101 Series

April 20, 2017

Interested in improving a specific relationship or your relationships more generally? Explore relational principles and practices aimed at strengthening our connections with others as well as ourselves.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Thinking of quitting tobacco?

April 19, 2017

The end of the spring semester can be a time of change. There’s a lot on the horizon: whether it’s finding a job, planning a trip or making a plan to quit tobacco, having support can go a long way towards reaching our goals.Read more »
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Ask the question

April 19, 2017

Suicide – it’s not an easy topic to talk about, but it is so important. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college-aged students. Whether you or someone you care about is having a hard time, it’s important for someone who is suicidal to get the help they need.Read more »
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Take a study break, pet a dog

April 14, 2017

Starting next week, University Libraries is once again hosting therapy dogs. Research shows petting a dog can lower your blood pressure, so make sure you slate some time to play with the pups.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Let’s talk about marijuana

April 12, 2017

Marijuana and its active components (THC and CBD) exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people differently. Learn more.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Supporting a friend

April 5, 2017

Making connections with others is an important part of the university experience. Drinking alcohol or using other drugs are sometimes seen as a vehicle for socializing. It’s helpful to consider how these might impact the relationships we want to have.Read more »