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No Blender? No Problem! Smoothies for Fall

Smoothies are a portable meal or snack that can pack in a lot of nutrients; protein, calcium, fiber, and more. They can be especially helpful when you don’t have much time, but need sustenance and energy to tackle your day. But what about when you don’t have access to much space or kitchen equipment and there’s no blender in sight? Or you just don’t feel like dealing with the clean up?

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A Conversation: Graduate School and Recovery

Two UGA graduate students “sat down” with me for a conversation around their personal journeys. They offered their wisdom and wit in navigating life as graduate students and as people in recovery.

Today I can genuinely say I love myself, and that love is contingent on nothing.
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Sober Date Ideas: National Recovery Month 2020

Yes, we’re going there. And it’s going to be FUN.

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#BeWellUGA: Social Gatherings During Social Distancing

With the start of Fall in Athens, we all play an active role in keeping our community safe. As a part of a caring community we all need to adhere to CDC Safety and social distancing standards.

students canoeing at UGA's Lake Herrick
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Freshman 15: Fact or Fiction?

Ever dream you missed an exam in a class you didn’t know you were taking? Or you walked through the dining commons in your underwear? When you woke up, you knew you didn’t really have to worry about those things happening. The Freshman 15 is another myth that causes undue stress. We’re here to debunk the Freshman 15 myth, discuss weight changes in college, and share tips on how to embrace wellness on campus.

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#BeWellUGA at Home: Mindful Nutrition Apps

Looking for nutrition advice, tracking, or feedback? You know there’s definitely an app for that.

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How to Protest Safely During COVID-19

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#BeWellUGA at Home: Quarantine and Chill? Dating During Social Distancing

Follow these tips for dating and relationships during social distancing:

Don’t feel pressured to date right now. Swiping on dating apps, texting, holding a conversation, and going on dates can be emotionally draining. Take your time for yourself and pursue people and relationships when you have the energy and motivation!

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#BeWellUGA at Home: Eating Well During Times of Stress

Anyone on social media can see how social distancing is impacting the way we eat; with many restaurants closed or limited to takeout-only options, folks took to the kitchen. Stores sold out of flour as people whipped up banana bread and sourdough starters with their newfound time at home. As the weeks pass by and current events weigh heavily on minds and hearts, you may not feel the same zest for spending time in the kitchen or preparing elaborate recipes.

So, what do you eat to take care of yourself when cooking feels overwhelming?

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