Category Archive: Self Care

The City Colleges of Chicago ULifeline webpage offers self-evaluations for stress, depression, anxiety, and many more wellness factors. Check it out!

THE CCC ULIFELINE PAGE OFFERS ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH SCREENINGS  Be proactive. Self-evaluate. Share your results with a Wellness Center counselor. We’re friendly and non-judgmental. Let’s talk!  http://www.ulifeline.org/ccc/self_evaluator

Many CCC Students Qualify for Obamacare Health Insurance Beginning January 2013. Get Informed. Get Insured.

Many CCC students qualify for a new, no-cost, health insurance program under ObamaCare. You might be eligible for free medical services under this new plan. What is CountyCare? The State of Illinois and Cook County… Continue reading

Finals are over and winter break has begun. Though many people find the holiday season to be fun and festive, it can also be stressful. Find some tips below to make the season more enjoyable.

Submitted by Nikole Muzzy, Director Public Relations, Harold Washington College and Wright College Though the break between the semesters can be exciting because there’s no more finals or homework, you’re not alone if you feel bored, lonely or anxious. Some… Continue reading

Te Esuchamos. We Hear You

Submitted by Anne Wysoglad, Wellness Center Manager, Wright College You are here because you want to be heard and we are here to listen.  Estas aquí porque quieres ser escuchado y estamos aquí… Continue reading

Determination. A disabled Veteran inspires (Amazing Video)

Submitted by:  Karen Caldwell-Littleton, Manager, Truman College Wellness Center A injured former paratrooper weighing almost 300 pounds needs two canes to walk. He finds a yoga teacher to help him. His perseverance inspires… Continue reading

A Simple Reminder for Self Care and Celebrating Life

by LaQuinta Shelvin, Counseling Intern, Daley College Here are simple things YOU can do for self care and to celebrate your life and those around you: Rest up- Sleep allows us to be… Continue reading

You’re not organized? Hmmm. Check this out!

You’re not organized It’s easier to concentrate on the task at hand when you have set aside specific times for your other tasks. If you’re not organized, then you always seem to have… Continue reading

How do counselors help with stress?

The role of the mental health counsselor is to help individuals respond more appropriately to stressful predicaments. They help individuals place problems into perspective, developing a cognitive framework that encourages rational and objective… Continue reading

Our Top Post!: 8 Steps to Better Time Management for College Students

We’ve only been at this for two weeks, but here’s a re-posting of our most-read post.  Keep in mind, Wellness Center counselors can help you develop time management skills! 8 STEPS TO BETTER… Continue reading

8 Steps to Better Time Management for College Students

Credit: http://collegelife.about.com/ Within the first few days of starting college, many students quickly learn that managing their time is one of the most challenging — and difficult — aspects of being in school. With… Continue reading