Category Archives: Wellness Wednesday

A weekly post on keeping you well on Bowdoin’s campus.

Wellness Wednesday: Chocolate Milk

Looking for an excuse to drink chocolate milk every single day? We are. And, conveniently enough we can—in fact we should, especially after a long workout, according to the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. In 2006 the journal published … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: Introversion

What does it mean to be an introvert?  There are various ways of defining introversion, but according to some, they are the people who listen rather than speak.  They choose to read instead of partying.  They like to work independently … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: Laughter

It seems that almost every day, someone is trying to come up with the next ‘big thing’ that will for sure keep us healthy! While yes, getting sleep, exercising, staying hydrated and eating healthy are all important, studies have shown … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: Sitting

Now that it’s summer, a good portion of current Bowdoin students, as well as alumni, are probably scattered around the country and the globe for that matter.  Some are probably enjoying their first college summer, others traveling, and a good … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesdays: Beauty through the Ages

Abandoning pen, brush, and potter’s wheel, Anna Utopia Giordano’s thoroughly modern artwork uses only Photoshop software. With this program, Giordano digitally replicated and altered Renaissance classic masterpieces to fit within modern standards of beauty. Perusing the 15 slides of her … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: The Healthy Touch

The following post was written by a guest contributor. People in my family have a history of depression. Thankfully, none of us struggle with crippling bi-polar disorder or severe clinical depression, but every few years we tend to ruminate on … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesdays: QiGong

The start of a new year and a new Bowdoin semester is always an exciting time. Between fresh notebooks for class, friends back from abroad, and subtle (but still immensely important) changes at Thorne, the campus is ready to spice … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesdays: Stress

Winter break is a welcome respite from Bowdoin life, and whether you spend break lounging on the beach or sitting on the couch watching TV, you were most likely able to relax. With homework and meetings finally coming to a … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: New Semester, New Goals

Hey Polar Bears!  Welcome back.  It’s a new semester, and many of us have set new resolutions for the year and new goals for the semester.  Yet, after lounging around for a month, finally reuniting with long distance friends, it … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday: Facility Hours

Are you back on campus already?  Don’t let the snow keep you away from facilities!  Though they are hidden in the athletics website, the winter break hours (as well as regular hours) to the pool, rink, gyms, and more can … Continue reading

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