Happy Habits

You may have already seen this article about happiness that’s been making the rounds on social media. Some tips may not feel accessible to everyone (such as “spending money on other people”), but most tips are free and seem pretty mood-boosting. I’ll confess that I found the list a little stressful in its length and…

FREE safer sex supplies are back outside the office!

Free lubricated “male” condoms (PS: did you know you have to pinch the tip when putting the condom on?), “female” condoms, water-based lubricant, and dental dams, available right outside our office in 119 Reid. Haven’t visited yet? Hang a left by the Reid elevators and you’ll be able to spot the table with the supply basket….

Youngist.org, a great source for news and analysis on youth-driven activism

Here’s a website that will shut down “young people today only care about themselves” naysayers: Youngist consistently profiles amazing young people around the world who are working for social change. Billing itself as “your source for independent, youth-led political and cultural news analysis, digital storytelling, and creative intervention,” Youngist certainly delivers in my eyes. Check…

Check out the Well-Woman office’s new look!

The Well-Woman office got a new coat of paint and new carpeting this summer (thank you, Facilities!) — stop by from 1-4 PM Monday through Friday to take a look, grab some tea, or chat with our coordinator. Stay tuned for updates on Peer Ed office hours in the evenings!

Keeping Your Cool Back at School

A big welcome to returning students! I hope everyone’s first day goes as smoothly as possible. If you are looking for something fun tonight after a potentially long day (especially if you had to shop…here’s hoping we get our first choices), check out the block party hosted by Student Life from 5-7 PM on Lehman…

Welcome, Class of 2017 and Transfer Students!

We are so excited to have you joining us on campus. Look out for the Peer Eds at the tabling fair on Tuesday, and be sure to check out our office when it reopens — stay tuned for the full Fall 2013 schedule! In the meantime, here’s a post by ’13 Peer Ed alumna Jordan…

Third Root Community Health Center

I just heard about Third Root Community Health Center in Brooklyn from one of the recently graduated Peer Eds and figured readers here might be interested. Check out this cooperatively owned center’s inspiring intention: At Third Root Community Health Center, social justice is at the core of healing. Among our goals are to challenge systematic health…

Radical Doula site

Just wanted to share a cool website I found during my procrastination spree: Radical Doula. I don’t know much about what being a doula, let alone a radical one, is all about, so here’s a word from the curator for others who might be curious: “To me, being a Radical Doula is committing to the…

Breathing exercise

Here’s a neat breathing meditation/exercise I read about somewhere (sorry for this improper citation…). If you find out you really can’t stand breathing exercises, it’s perfectly okay for these to not be your cup of tea! Sit or lie in a comfortable position, closing your eyes if you would like. Focus on your breath without…

MILK PARTY TIME!

Got milk? We do! Well-Woman’s annual Milk Tasting Party will take place from 3-5 PM today in the Well-Woman office, 119 Reid. There will be a variety of milks, including many non-dairy and kosher options, plus a ton of delicious cookies to complement your milk of choice. Stop on by for a fun study break…