Health and Wellness

IU Kicks Butts Day!

Wednesday, March 22 is the first annual IU Kicks Butts Day! Join us at Wellness at Wells from 1:00-3:00 p.m. (Wells Library Learning Commons, Room 138) for tobacco cessation activities, wellness assessments, free quit kits, free massage, aromatherapy, frisbees, and other fun giveaways! Did you know Indiana University Bloomington’s campus is tobacco-free? Quit now. We won’t… Read more »

It’s Sleep Week! Freebies, Freebies, and More FREEBIES!

It’s Sleep Week! Did you know that getting fewer than seven hours of sleep each night is associated with increased stress, lower grades, and poor concentration? Join us at Wellness at Wells this Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Wells Library Learning Commons, Room 138, for fun Sleep Week activities and MAJOR giveaways! The first 35 students… Read more »

Peer Health and Wellness Educator Applications

The application period for 2017-18 Peer Health and Wellness Educators (PHWEs) is open March 1 through April 1. IU Health Center’s PHWE program trains student leaders to work on a variety of health and wellness programs that focus on five main areas of health outreach: Alcohol and Drug Awareness Nutrition Education Tobacco Cessation Sexual Health Promotion Stress Management PHWE… Read more »

America Saves at Wellness at Wells

As we enter into week eight, it’s hard to believe that the spring semester is almost halfway over. Unfortunately, as the days tick by, so does the money in students’ bank accounts. Thinking about stretching those college funds all the way into the summer can be daunting. Thankfully, this week is America Saves Week and several events… Read more »

Cupcakes and Condoms Sexual Health Fair

Are you curious about how different types of condoms feel, but don’t want to buy an entire box to experiment with? Have you ever wanted to try lubricant, but had no idea what kind to purchase? At Cupcakes and Condoms, a sexual and reproductive health event for all students, we’ll help you with these questions, as well as… Read more »

Ask Big Red Your Sexual Health Questions

College students love to talk about sex, but as soon as they have a serious question about it – the talking stops. Sure, Google can direct you to topics ranging from common STI symptoms to the most popular sex positions for 2017, but there are some questions that Cosmo, or even WebMD, can’t answer. As… 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 »

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 »