Swamp Talk: How to Reduce Stress Before Finals

By Chelsea Perry Finals are just around the corner. With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, it’s easy for us to become overwhelmed with everything we have on our plates (other than the turkey and stuffing, of course). Whether it’s studying for finals or writing papers, the holiday season can prove to be an extremely stressful time for students. According to GatorWell Health Promotion … Continue reading Swamp Talk: How to Reduce Stress Before Finals

Wellness Wednesday: Get into Shape with YouTube – Quick Ab Exercises

By Kendrick Brown Yeah, yeah. I know. You’re going to get back into shape starting next week. Forget that! Take 10 minutes right now and do these exercises. HASfit is a YouTube channel ran by Joshua Kozak. He coaches viewers through various workout routines with daily uploads dedicated to specific body parts, such as abs and arms. He also does sports exercises, like mixed martial arts and kickboxing. Here … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Get into Shape with YouTube – Quick Ab Exercises

Wellness Wednesday: Dining out with Allergies

By Georgia Warren Picking a restaurant and ordering from it seem like simple tasks. But for those of you out there with food allergies and diseases, I feel your pain. As someone with Celiac Disease, I know how hard it can be for you and those dining with you to make it through a meal without a whole lot of stress and some potentially contaminated … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Dining out with Allergies

Wellness Wednesday: Snack Healthy

By Chelsea Perry Falling victim to snacking happens to the best of us from time to time. Whether you’re munching while studying or binge-watching Real Housewives, it’s easy to get carried away and lose track of just how many Oreos you’ve made—uh—disappear. But, finding snacks that are just as satisfying as they are healthy is, in fact, possible. We’ve compiled a list of the tastiest … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Snack Healthy

Wellness Wednesday: Eating Healthy on Campus

By Kelsey Meany You’re in your triple block watching a video that you’re not sure is relevant, again. You’ve managed to write one thing in your notebook – the date – because you’ve been distracted by one beautiful, juicy, majestic thing: Chick-Fil-A. You told yourself today was your Chick-Fil-A day, after that horrid class you had a date with some nugs and Chick-Fil-A Sauce and no one … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Eating Healthy on Campus

Wellness Wednesday: Straight Edge Living

By Brock Seng For this week’s Wellness Wednesday post, instead of an alternative way of eating or exercising, it’s an alternative way of living your life. It’s a way of living by cutting out the bad stuff, not sugar and sweets, but the really bad stuff: drugs, alcohol and tobacco. We all know that alcohol is bad for your liver, drugs are bad for, well, … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Straight Edge Living

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Sleeping Habits

By Emily Stanton Don’t let midterms turn you into a zombie. Getting a full night’s rest will keep you alert, refreshed and ready to tackle any essay question. Here are some tips to help you catch some Z’s. 1. Have a schedule According to the National Sleep Foundation, our sleep-wake cycle is regulated by a “circadian clock” in our brain. When we have a regular … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Sleeping Habits