June Gruber

Faculty in Focus: Examining the flip side of happiness

Dec. 19, 2018

We stock our shelves with books and pills intended to make us happy, but CU psychologist June Gruber warns that too much of a good thing can backfire.

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Work-Life Win: 3 local, free fitness events to take advantage of

Dec. 18, 2018

Looking to get moving over winter break? Consider free fitness at The Rec, Fitness Fest at the East Boulder Community Center, or free entrance to a national park.

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Getting festive this winter break

Dec. 12, 2018

Whether you're celebrating traditions, ringing in the New Year or enjoying time at home, here are a few things to consider when celebrating over winter break.

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Dealing with burnout as a grad student

Nov. 28, 2018

Here are some signs for recognizing burnout, a few ways you can manage it through the rest of the semester and tips for recharging over winter break.

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Prof seeks volunteers for study on freshmen with depression

Nov. 27, 2018

June Gruber has launched a project called EMERGE, a paid study collecting mental-health data from first-year students at CU Boulder.

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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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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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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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From Student Affairs: Tips for managing stress

Oct. 19, 2018

While some stress can be motivating, large amounts can be harmful. Get tips to help you manage stress this semester without burning out.