Mind & Body

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Healthy Buffs: Keeping it in perspective

March 22, 2017

Social media can be a place to keep up with friends, make plans or hear about events. At the same time, it can be a bombardment of news and information, which may get stressful. Learn how to better navigate social media use and keep things in perspective.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: Peak performance

March 15, 2017

Whether it’s a sport, an instrument, lifting weights or going on a hike, being in tune with our bodies can help us perform better. Annie Sirotniak, a physical therapist at Wardenburg Health Services, offers tips on how to make sure we’re performing at our best and prevent injuries along the way.Read more »

Healthy Buffs: Self-care ideas to fit your schedule

March 8, 2017

Self-care is a way to say here’s how I help myself feel better. It doesn’t have to be an investment of time or money (and definitely shouldn’t add more stress to your plate). Click through for a list of ways to start feeling better right away.Read more »

Healthy Buffs: STI Testing

March 1, 2017

When we talk about sexual health, many of us get a little uncomfortable. But why? We aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu virus or strep throat.Read more »
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Healthy Buffs: How to help a friend with an eating disorder

Feb. 22, 2017

Eating disorders can be hard to talk about. They can be even harder to talk about when you’re concerned about a friend. Starting the conversation and connecting a friend to resources is important in getting them the help they need.Read more »
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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 »