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Daunted by spring cleaning? Blame your brain, professor says

March 27, 2018

There's a reason it's difficult to get started on spring cleaning: The brain is wired to be very cautious and conservative in starting big projects.

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8 good reads for spring break

March 21, 2018

Spring break is an ideal time to relax, refresh ... and read! Consider picking up one of these librarian recommendations. Rediscover the joy of reading something that isn't on a syllabus, part of your research or office work.

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Healthy Buffs: How to beat the bloat

March 14, 2018

Bloating and gas happen to everyone. Registered dietician nutritionists at Wardenburg Health Services let us know why we get gassy and bloated and what we can do to minimize it.

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Healthy Buffs: Self-care ideas to fit your schedule

March 7, 2018

Self-care is a way to say: Here's how I help myself feel better. Whether you only have a few minutes or plenty of time to dedicate to self-care, here are some ways to start feeling better.

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Healthy Buffs: Let's talk about STI testing

Feb. 28, 2018

When we talk about sexual health, many of us may get a little uncomfortable. But it doesn’t have to be this way; if we aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu or strep throat, we can talk about our health below the belt.

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Building a sustainable lifestyle one habit at a time

Feb. 21, 2018

Whether it's remembering to recycle, biking more often or learning to grow food, here are five ways the science of creating effective habits can help you live a more sustainable life.

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Healthy Buffs: How to help a friend with disordered eating

Feb. 21, 2018

Eating disorders can be hard to talk about, especially when you're concerned about a friend. See tips for talking with a friend who might be struggling, as well as where to find support.

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Healthy Buffs: Getting through overwhelm

Feb. 14, 2018

What's next? While it's important to be aware of your responsibilities, you also need to look out for your energy and well-being. Here's how to get through the overwhelm this week.

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Campus clinic addresses communication changes, challenges for people of all ages

Feb. 7, 2018

Open to all, the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic can help a child who's having trouble learning, a transgender adult navigating voice changes, a concussion survivor in need of a cognitive evaluation and others such as stroke and Parkinson's patients.

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Healthy Buffs: 3 tips for better relationships

Feb. 7, 2018

Whether it's with a significant other, roommate or family member, we all have to put time and effort into our relationships. Consider how these keys to healthy relationships might apply to your life.

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