Healthy Buffs is a series developed by Health and Wellness Services with tips and information on a variety of health topics important to the campus community.

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Tips to help you create a better sleep schedule

Nov. 9, 2021

Getting good sleep each night can make a difference in our mood, metabolism, memory, immune function and more. Whether you’re feeling fatigued, restless or both, here are some tips to help you create a better sleep schedule.

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Mental health is gratitude

Nov. 9, 2021

Showing appreciation and gratitude for the things and people in our lives can help us adapt, cope and improve our well-being. Here are some benefits and tips to help you practice gratitude and lead a grateful life.

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Daylight saving time ends: 6 tips to fall back this weekend

Nov. 2, 2021

Our phones may automatically update as daylight saving time comes to an end, but our bodies aren’t always as quick to adapt. Get tips to help you fall back into standard time on Sunday, Nov. 7.

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8 fall-inspired apple recipes

Nov. 1, 2021

Warm up with some easy comfort recipes. Whether you’re making a trip to the orchard or the supermarket, apples are great for creating fall flavors. Here are eight apple recipes to try this season.

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Mental health is looking out for yourself and others

Oct. 7, 2021

Knowing how to take care of ourselves and look out for each other can make all the difference in creating a positive college experience for everyone. Here are a few ways to look out for each other.

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How to stay healthy and what to do if you get sick

Oct. 5, 2021

Whether you’re feeling sick with a cold, flu or COVID-19, here are some ways to stay healthy and tips on what to do if you feel sick.

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Health and Wellness Summit presentations you won’t want to miss

Oct. 1, 2021

This year’s summit will be held Oct. 12–15 and will feature virtual presentations as well as in-person activities and fairs. Get a sneak peek at the topics and sessions you won't want to miss.

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What to do if you and your roommates aren’t getting along

Sept. 29, 2021

Living with roommates can feel challenging, especially if you aren’t getting along. Here are some tips and strategies to help you navigate disagreements and conflict with your roommates.

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Buffs 101: Health insurance basics

Sept. 27, 2021

If you’ve never navigated health care or insurance systems on your own, it can feel daunting to get started. Whether you have a CU plan or private insurance, here are a few tips and tricks.

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Mental health is connection

Sept. 7, 2021

Making friends as an adult can be challenging, especially after living through a pandemic for over year, but feeling connected gives us a sense of belonging, support and purpose. Get tips to help you make meaningful connections.