December 2019/January 2020

Surviving Winter Break.
After a semester of studying hard, working hard, sleeping less, and/or being stressed, Winter Break can bring a sense of relief. Unfortunately, it can also bring a different kind of difficulty. […]

Getting Through the Holiday Blues
Stressed? Sad? Fatigued? Haunted? Sure, it may be about school, exams, and the cold dark weather – but there may be other elements contributing to your mood. They’re called “The Holiday Blues,” and if you’re experiencing them, you’re not alone – you’re in company with over two-thirds of the population. The reality is: the winter holidays can bring up lots of complicated, difficult feelings for people (even if you’re not celebrating them). […] [resource links included]

Looking to be healthier in 2020? Check out last year’s February/March 2019 issue for seasonally-relevant topics like

  • learning about services offered by UMD Nutrition Services,
  • creating healthier relationships,
  • and exploring neurodiversity in an article by UMD student Zachary Tumlin.