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5 easy summer treats

Summer officially starts on Saturday, June 20. Prepare for the heat with these tasty summer treats you can make at home! Mason jar ice cream Enjoy your own DIY ice cream without any fancy machinery or churning. This 3-ingredient recipe allows you to make your own vanilla ice cream at...

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Self-care activities to try

May 29, 2020

Self-care is a process and it may look different for everyone. Before you start or jump into a new self-care journey, it can be helpful to know where you’re at right now. Evaluating what you’re currently doing can help you identify the areas that may need a bit more attention...

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Ways to cope if the pandemic is bringing up past trauma 

As we navigate the changes this pandemic has placed on us, it is important to be kind to ourselves and acknowledge that feelings of worry, fear, anger or sadness are completely normal. Events like this pandemic can incite feelings from past traumatic events in our lives. Despite the healing and...

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4 tips for eating healthy on a budget

Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to increase your budget. In fact, there are a number of tools and tricks to help you stay on track. Here are our top 4 tips to help you stay on budget and eat healthier this year, whether you’re shopping in-store or online. Important...

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Graduating in a pandemic

You should be proud of your accomplishments and hard work during your time at CU Boulder – especially with how much has changed recently. While these changes have affected our traditional celebrations during this time of the year, it’s important to take time to reflect on and celebrate how far...

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A guide for mental health post-college

Earning your degree can bring a variety of emotions: excitement, anxiety, fear, relief. Changes, whether they feel positive or negative, can also create added stress. That’s why it’s important to take care of our mental health as we transition from college to adulthood. Here are some steps you can take...

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3 tips to help you overcome the pressure to be perfect

Whether you’re comparing final grades or likes on Instagram, the pressure to be perfect can feel overwhelming. Of course we all want to do our best in school, at our jobs and in other areas of life. But how do we know if we’re walking the fine line between high...

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9 screen-free things to do this weekend

As our remote classes come to an end, it’s finally time to take a break from our screens and enjoy the beautiful weather. Here are some screen-free things you can do this weekend: Visit a Little Free Library Just because libraries are closed doesn’t mean you can’t find a good...

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How to stay healthy and active outdoors this summer

Summer is just around the corner. That means we’ll have more opportunities to get outside, soak up some vitamin D and stay active. Follow these tips to stay safe, healthy and make the most of your Colorado summer. General outdoor tips Maintain social distancing (6+ feet) between you and others...

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Healthy Buffs: How to make the most of tough conversations

Here are some tips to help you get through a tough conversation.