Explore learning and wellness opportunities for employees

June 13, 2016

Registration is open for summer workshops and seminars with topics ranging from identity theft to realizing top talents. All offerings are free and open to CU-Boulder employees.

CPR, first aid certification course at The Rec June 25

May 31, 2016

This six-hour Standard CPR/first aid/AED course, open to CU students, faculty/staff and affiliates, meets the standards for current Red Cross emergency cardiovascular care guidelines. The course covers everything from burns and broken bones, to choking and heart attacks. This is an extended course that includes adult, infant and junior CPR...

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Mind your mind: How to reclaim your worries and perform better

April 22, 2016

Between finals, internships, jobs, friends, relationships and finances you may have a lot to think about. But sometimes these worries can become overpowering, until we can’t even focus on doing what we have to do right now. The key may be in mindfulness. Learn more in this month’s issue of Student Health 101 online magazine.

Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

April 15, 2016

Feel like you’re slogging through homework and studying? A break to get moving could be just what you need. Research shows that physical activity can boost our memory and concentration, make us quicker and more efficient, and even make us more accurate in our work. Find out which activities are best for brainstorming, problem-solving, and focusing in this month’s issue of Student Health 101 online magazine.

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Pain or strain? Free consultation with a physical therapist

April 12, 2016

Wardenburg’s Musculoskeletal Injury Screening (MSK) Clinic offers screenings by a physical therapist for minor injuries involving muscles and joints. Recommendations for injury prevention, self-care, and referrals for additional care are provided. Common ailments include mild ankle and wrist sprains, tendinitis, shin splints or knee pain, and back, neck, or shoulder pain. Free for CU students.

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Healthy living: Managing stress

April 7, 2016

There is such thing as good stress and bad stress. Good stress motivates us to address problems, and do the tasks we need to. Bad stress can become toxic and we can respond by becoming immobilized or trying to escape. That can get in the way of getting things done, especially at this time of year. Click through for tips on managing stress from Wardenburg Health Service's Community Health division.

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Healthy eating: Tips from CU-Boulder's own nutritionist

March 24, 2016

Why is CU-Boulder considered one of the best colleges for on-campus dining? In past generations, college dining had the reputation of being unhealthy, limited and not the best food. Today, the dining halls at CU-Boulder are wholly defying that reputation. Thanks to the efforts of Allison Smith and her coworkers in Housing and Dining Services, CU-Boulder students can rest assured that they always will have healthy, and good, food options on campus.

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How to remember what you learn

March 18, 2016

You know you read that section of your book, but… you just can’t recall what it said. Sound familiar? Memory is a tricky thing, and when we’re stressed or sleepy it’s the first thing to take a hit. So, how do we hack our memories? A recent study found that repeatedly reviewing a concept—literally repeating it out loud in our own words—caused the memory pathways in our brain get stronger. Try it out and read more in this month’s issue of Student Health 101 online magazine.

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What's your spring break style?

March 15, 2016

Spring break is almost here. Time to figure out what a real break is to you. CU students say they do things like spend time with family, catch up on sleep, see a movie or check out a trail they haven't had the time for. Take the Wardenburg Health Services spring break quiz to find your style.

Mind your mind: Avoiding the trap of assumptions

March 10, 2016

We all have moments where we close our minds. Mindful awareness is the key to breaking this habit and communicating more effectively by making sure you’re heard by others and really hearing what they have to say. Step 1: notice how it feels when someone disagrees with you, and understand this as simply your experience of their opinion. Ready to learn more? Check out the guide to better, calmer conversations in this month’s issue of Student Health 101 online magazine.

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