Each day is shorter. Each night is longer. Until they aren’t.
Each fall, we trace this inexorable path to winter solstice, which is the heartbeat of the seasons, steadily reminding us of the predictability and stability of time and earth. The solstice also signifies rejuvenation and hope, the brightening of horizons and the warming of hearts. This season brings darkness and light, despair and hope. The timelessness of solstice can help to ground us, to remind us to look into ourselves, to become still and “centered” in a way that can boost health, wellness and even academic performance. This can be an occasion to rest and to nourish as the days become shorter.
Let's CU Well will host two events in December: Belonging and the post-pandemic university and concussions on campus. Join Emma Farrell, a psychologist and senior interdisciplinary researcher at University College Dublin, and Drs. John Breck and Tracy Casault to discuss the nature and meaning of belonging in higher education, as well as misconceptions surrounding concussions on campus.
Welcome to the Forever Buffs family, with more than 300,000 CU alumni all over the world. Your dues-free Alumni Association is proud of all you've accomplished and conquered. The Alumni Association can help you find a job or find a community after college. For more information about services and events the Alumni Association offers, please visit their site.
You are invited to this weekly hybrid workshop to learn about a work of art and then participate in a related mindfulness practice. The powerful, guided meditation can undo stress, soothe the nervous system, and help you feel relaxed and revitalized. If practiced regularly, the meditation teaches a method for feeling calm, easeful, and resilient, even when facing life’s challenges.
Since 2002, the CAIRR Neuroscience Laboratory in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department has conducted clinical research studies about the efficacy of acupressure for stress, cardiovascular function in stroke survivors, and mild traumatic brain injury in both civilian and veteran populations. From these, an evidence base has emerged, providing the foundation for the ITEA Plus webpage platform.
Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is one of the oldest systems of medicine dating back 4,000 years. Acupuncture works by using tiny needles to stimulate the body’s innate healing mechanism for improved health and well-being.
Certified massage therapists are available to assist with relaxation, stress reduction, sports recovery, improving circulation and decreasing muscle spasms. Our massage staff specializes in Shiatsu, sports, rehabilitation and pain management techniques.