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Tips for succeeding in online classes

CU Boulder has officially transitioned to online learning as of Monday, March 16. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the changes in course structure, you’re not alone. Here are some tips to help you succeed in your online classes.

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7 ways to manage relationship stress

Following public health agency recommendations like self-quarantine and social distancing can cause our stress levels to spike, and our relationships may be the first in line to feel the impact. Whether we are feeling lonely, tired, overwhelmed or irritable (or a combination), it’s important to know how to manage our stress to help maintain our relationships. Here are some tips to help you navigate conflict while in isolation with your roommates, family or housemates.

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How to stay healthy if you’re traveling

With recent announcements and recommendations regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), many students, faculty and staff may be wondering if they should proceed with plans to travel or head home for spring break.

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Tools for managing stress and anxiety

It’s normal to feel anxious during times of transition, change or uncertainty. When life feels unpredictable it’s crucial to focus on our mental health, connections with family and friends and self-care. Here are some tools you can use to help manage stress and anxiety.

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3 self-care tips for this week

While social distancing has been adopted as a proactive measure to protect our physical health, it’s important to maintain social connections and look after our mental health, too. Here are some ways to care for yourself during times of uncertainty.

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What to expect this St. Patrick’s Day weekend

St. Patrick’s Day is a time of festivities and celebration. Please take a moment to review some important safety and enforcement tips. Patrols CU and Boulder Police both plan to step up enforcement during this time, including the number of officers on duty and frequency of patrols. Know the rules...

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How to help a friend: alcohol poisoning

St. Patrick’s Day is a time of festivities and celebration. Help keep your friends safe this holiday weekend by helping prevent and respond to alcohol poisoning. More information about St. Patrick's Day activities is available at colorado.edu/shamrock . What does alcohol poisoning look like? CU Boulder Amnesty Policy Calling for...

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Stop scrolling: 4 things you should be doing on social

Social media has a lot of benefits: it’s a place where we can keep up with friends, make plans and hear about events. However, it can also become a source of stress and anxiety. Here are some tips to help you navigate social media in a positive way. Check your...

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Spring forward: 3 ways to make the most of daylight saving time

Daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 8. At this time our clocks will roll forward, and we’ll lose an hour of time (sigh). Even though it’s only an hour, it can be hard to adjust to waking up earlier. The good news is this also means...

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Caffeine detox: Want to lower your caffeine intake?

Caffeine has its perks, but in high doses it can start to cause issues. According to the Mayo Clinic , up to 400 mg of caffeine a day is safe for most healthy adults. That’s roughly equivalent to four cups of home-brewed coffee or two energy shots. If you drink...

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