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Reducing stress with a wag, a woof and a nuzzle: Therapy dogs on campus

Nov. 16, 2018

Companions of the furry kind will serve in CU Boulder's new student therapy program, spearheaded by Counseling and Psychiatric Services and launched in time for finals preparation.

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Healthy Buffs: Making gains with your rest days

Nov. 13, 2018

When it comes to classes or work, we recognize that a few days off can be recharging and renewing, but it's important to incorporate rest days from physical exercise, too. Learn more.

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CU Money Sense: 6 ways to eat healthy on a budget

Nov. 8, 2018

Before you go grocery shopping, here are six tips to help you stay in your budget, maximize your time and eat healthy.

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Healthy Buffs: How to have the talk with your partner

Nov. 6, 2018

Since the most common symptom is actually having no symptoms, talking to a new partner about sexual health is even more important than it is awkward. Get tips on starting the conversation.

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New hotline helps employees find support for everyday stress or mental health

Nov. 1, 2018

The University of Colorado is offering all employees a new option for quick access to mental health services: The Real Help Hotline. The service is free and confidential, available 24 hours a day.

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Stress Less: Minimizing the negative effects of social media

Oct. 31, 2018

Social media: a great way to stay connected or a bombardment of news and information? Navigating social media use is all about keeping things in perspective. So how do we do that?

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4 tips for adjusting to daylight saving time

Oct. 31, 2018

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, meaning we'll turn our clocks back and gain an hour. Get tips to help you adjust and stay safe with less light in the day.

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Healthy Buffs: 4 steps to minimizing stress in relationships

Oct. 30, 2018

When stress levels spike, our relationships are first in line to feel the impacts. It's important to know how to interrupt the effects of stress before it spreads to other areas of your life.

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Video: Why do people like to be scared?

Oct. 30, 2018

It's that time of year when things go bump in the night. Horror writer and CU Boulder English Professor Stephen Graham Jones breaks down why we like to be scared.

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Healthy Buffs: 5 ways to feel awake without caffeine

Oct. 23, 2018

Caffeine is a part of the daily routine for many of us, but for those looking to cut back on the coffee budget or caffeine dependence, here are a few tips.