Celebrate EveryBODY Week!

This Monday is the start of Celebrate EveryBODY Week and we’re celebrating YOU! Too often students focus on the things they don’t like about their bodies, the things they want to change, and the things society tells them don’t look quite right. Her nose is too big, he’s too short, her breasts are too small, his smile… Read more »

Cook with Katie – Mac and Cheese, Adulting Style!

By Katie Shepherd Macaroni and cheese. We all love this warm, cheesy inviting dish that brings back memories of childhood and home. Sadly, all too often, this dish is loaded with butter, excessive amounts of cheese, and (especially if you are making the packaged variety) very little in terms of actual nutrition. Recently, I’ve seen… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Massage Package Available!

Looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart? The IMU Wellness Center is offering a relaxation gift package! This $75 package includes: 45-minute table massage 30-minute aromatherapy session with essential oil sample included 45-minute progressive muscle relaxation and guided visualization session Walk over to the IMU Wellness Center (Indiana Memorial Union, Mezzanine M005), or… Read more »

This Week in Wellness at Wells: Condom Races, Aromatherapy, Dogs, and More!

Wellness at Wells is in full swing! What’s that, you ask? Wellness at Wells is an opportunity to explore your health in the Wells Library Learning Commons (room 138) every Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. This week’s activities feature free aromatherapy, sexual health consent condom races and games, free condoms, therapy dog petting, giveaways, and more! All activities are available to… Read more »

Walk-in Counseling Services Available to Multicultural Students

College students can have many stressors–academics, relationships, depression, anxiety, and more. With the recent political changes to our country, there are new crises in the lives of our students with diverse and multicultural backgrounds. International students, especially those from countries highlighted in the recent executive orders, face tremendous uncertainty and confusion. Racism and fear are on the rise. Fortunately,… Read more »

Cook with Katie–Slow Cooker Soup

Now that the weather is cooler (I can’t believe it’s taken this long to be able to say that!), I love to bring out my slow cooker (a.k.a. Crock-Pot) to make some hearty stews and soups for winter. Why do I love slow cookers? #1—they are easy! You can throw all of your ingredients into one pot… Read more »

Adjusting to IU

Are you a transfer student looking for some help adjusting to IU? Or maybe a returning student but still adjusting to college? Here are some tips to help you SPRING into the New Year. Be proactive: Unlike high school, in college you have to take more initiative to get involved and find your fun. Look… Read more »

Join Crimson CORPS!

Indiana University’s Crimson CORPS (Caring, Open‐Minded, Respectful Peer Support) is seeking applicants for the 2017-18 academic year! Crimson CORPS is a group of carefully selected undergraduate students, trained to provide informal, accepting and non‐judgmental peer support. As a student group, the mission of the CORPS is to promote a culture of compassion and action at IU, and… Read more »

New Year, New You

It’s almost 2017 and you know what that means! It’s resolution time! Unfortunately, research shows that just 8% of Americans were successful at achieving their New Year’s resolutions last year, although nearly half of Americans made one. So, what’s the problem and how can we help? “I think focusing on too many goals at a time is… Read more »

Cook with Katie – Holiday Salad Style!

By Katie Shepherd Welcome back to Cook with Katie—holiday style! The semester is over! Woot, hoot! Whether you’re faculty, staff, or a student, I think we can all agree that it feels good to finish up another semester. Now, it’s time to prepare for the holidays! On that note, today’s post is a healthy (surprised?)… Read more »