Ahhhh, the dining commons. The ambrosial place that’s filled with ‘endless’ options. As a freshman you, of course, have healthy options in the dining commons. However, the small roulette pool of a fruit parfait, a salad, and health foods from that part of the Italian station (that may or may not be open) gets old […]Read More The Freshman 15; Don’t Sweat It
Hello! This is the type of post that needs to open up with a “I’m a student with experience with this topic, but I’m not a professional, so my words shouldn’t be treated as such” kind of disclaimer. With that disclaimer out of the way, let’s talk about the stereotypes and stigmas surrounding mental health […]Read More Mental Health Stigma Q&A
Perhaps you’ve never considered its place in society or perhaps you reject the ideology for some reason or another, but, to me, learning to be body-positive has been one of the most significant strides I’ve made in improving my mental and physical health. Given how wonderful this experience has been for me, I’d like to […]Read More Why is body positivity important?: A student’s perspective
Hey, guys! It’s time to announce that Wellness Ambassador applications are OPEN for fall 2017! We’re looking for students of any major to come help us teach students how to be well and do well! We’re super excited to hear from you, but first we want to let you know why you should be excited about being […]Read More Wellness Ambassador Positions Open!
Here we are again at the start of a new semester! We’re here to help you succeed! Start with goals; SMART goals Many of us have already heard about this handy acronym in our FYE courses, but it’s certainly an acronym worth repeating since these steps are extremely helpful in making semester goals more realistic. […]Read More Succeed in the New Semester!
Why Does It Matter? There are two main issues augmented by food waste: environmental degradation and hunger. In the U.S., we can produce a cornucopia of food, but not without cost. Agriculture involves clearing land (contributing to deforestation and destruction of biodiversity), use of water (contributing to 80% of water usage – sometimes depleting water reserves), […]Read More Too Good to Waste: A Brief Summary of Food Waste
What is a Fad Diet? A fad diet is a diet that idealizes rapid weight loss through what is usually and unhealthy and unbalanced diet, targeted at people who want to lose substantial amounts of weight in a small time-frame. Most fad diets claim that you are losing fat, but in reality, water weight (or […]Read More Fad Diets are Bad Diets