Wellness Wednesdays

wellness wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays gives us a chance to share the many ways we can take care of ourselves and each other throughout the week.

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care for yourself

September 2, 2020Care for Yourself

Your #wellnesswednesday reminder to not sit at your desk all day working. Remember to take a break and care for yourself.

August 26, 2020Online Classes 

#WellnesWednesday. This Wednesday we’re focusing on preparing for online classes. Here are  two videos to help you out! Also, comment below on how you prepare for the semester.



August 19, 2020The Little Things

The little things we do for our physical and mental health add up and produce a great impact. If you’re looking for simple habits to improve your wellness, this article is for you. bohttps://www.thelifestyle-files.com/simple-wellness-habits/


August 12, 2020100 Black Owned Businesses in Chicago

Check out these 100 black owned businesses to support in Chicago. Click here for link.

black yoga instructors

July 15, 2020…Support Black Yoga Instructors

Yoga is a great way to relax and unwind during stressful times. Click here for a link with 20 Black yoga instructors who are doing online classes in 2020.



July 8, 2020…Follow Guidelines

Even though Illinois is moving into Phase 4 of reopening, it is still a good idea to continue to practice social distancing guidelines and follow all CDC preventative measures. Click here for more information from the CDC.

self care

July 1, 2020Self Care

With everything happening right now, it is important that you continue to take care of yourself. An article from SELF lists mental health resources for black people through social media, organizations, therapists, and more. Click here for article.


June 24, 2020Let’s Take a Moment 

Let’s take a moment to remember the lives that have been taken and continue to say their names until justice is served. Click here for post.


June 17,. 2020Black History is American History

“Black history is American history, which is Chicago’s history”

Chicago wants to make Juneteenth an official city holiday. Check out this article explaining the efforts being made. Click here for article.


June 10, 2020Resources/Organizations

Here are some organizations and resources to educate yourself on the movement.

NAARPR (National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression)

BLM (BlackLivesMatter, various pages for respective cities & states)

Assata’s Daughters

BYP100 (Black Youth Project)

Let Us Breathe Collective (Chicago based)

ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)


June 3, 2020Pride Month 

The Center on Halsted and the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center are safe spaces dedicated to serving the LGBTQ community in the Chicagoland area. Read about this resource here:

Center on Halsted: https://www.centeronhalsted.org/cohoverview.html

UIC Gender & Sexuality Center: https://gsc.uic.edu/


memorial day

May 27, 2020Resources

For this #wellnesswednesday, here is a helpful resource for those active in the military, veterans, and families during this pandemic. Click here for article.


face mask

May 20, 2020DIY Face Mask

Self care is important. Take a few hours to pamper yourself and make this easy face mask. Click here for DIY.


May 13, 2020Gift to the Class of 2020

Although there wasn’t a traditional commencement ceremony, here are ways you can still make graduates feel special. Click here for article.


Here’s a small gift to all the graduates! Here are a few ways to set goals for your summer fitness:

Chloe Ting 2-Week Program

30-day Meditation Challenge

Virtual 5k/10k Run

May 6, 2020How to Manage Stress During Finals

Here are tips from fellow college students on how to manage stress during this week. Disclaimer: adjust tips to accommodate sheltering in place! Click here for tips.


Mother’s Day DIY Spa Day Ideas

Here are some easy DIY Spa Day Ideas for your Mom for Mother’s Day! Click here for DIY Ideas.

April 29, 2020Benefits of Cleaning Your Workspace

Today take 15-30 mins cleaning your workspace or room. The benefits are feeling better, increase in productivity, and more! Click here for easy tips on how to get started.

April 22, 2020Easy DIY’s to Keep Yourself Occupied

Here is a link to a video for easy DIY items that you can make.

April 15, 2020How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule

Reset your sleeping pattern back to where you need it to be.

April 8, 2020Chloe Ting Full Body Work Out

How have you kept up with your fitness routine during this time? What alternatives have you utilized?


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April 1, 20209 Mental Health Practices to Maintain or Begin During Lockdown

What other methods have you utilized to strengthen your mental health?

How to Strengthen Your Immunity During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Feel your best today and everyday by following these tips to maintain a healthy immune system.