Tag: health

Watch Out for Daylight Savings

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School is tiring and routine. For five days a week, students and staff are expected to wake up at a set time, usually before 6:45 am and often earlier than 6:00 am. They must be ready to learn, teach and/or work…

How to Wake Up More Easily in the Morning

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When you have to wake up so early for school, especially if you live far away from the high school, it is often difficult to get out of your groggy state of mind and feel ready for the day. This grogginess can lead…

The Neglect of Self Care at CCHS

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Self Care. It does not seem hard to understand; however, at CCHS we may be neglecting to properly take care of ourselves. I have friends who tend to care about their grades more than themselves, and when they tell me that…

How to Live a Healthier Life

A healthier life is a happier life. Small steps and little changes make big impacts. Explore Nature Go outside! Wake up a little earlier to walk around in your neighborhood and watch the sunrise, go on a hike, explore a…

The Gluten Trend: Hip or Healthy?

In the past couple of years, the gluten-free trend seems to have exploded in popularity. Many stores now have aisles or sections dedicated solely to gluten free products. This is, of course, great news for people who have Celiac disease or…

We Must “Think We Can”: CC Mental Health Week

High school can be fraught with stressful situations, socially, academically, athletically, and everything in between.  The CCHS Wellness Committee has thus put together a Mental Health Week to offer support and advice on how to beat stress!  The focus this…

Fighting the Stigma Against Mental Illness

A New York Times article was recently brought to my attention by a psychology teacher here at CC. The article, titled “Depressed, but Not Ashamed,” is written by Madeline Halpert and Eva Rosenfield, two high school students in Ann Arbor, Michigan.…

Novel Lunch Idea: Cucumber Sammies!

Okay, don’t laugh at me. Actually, feel free to laugh since this is pretty silly. My current spring obsession are these bread-less cucumber sandwiches (or whatever you want to call them)! I love cucumbers because they are so refreshing and…

The Health Nut: The Natural Acne Solution

  Acne can get in the way of acting and feeling your best. Many of us struggle with this inflammation of the skin with different levels of severity. There are so many myths surrounding the causes of acne and many…