The Daily Evergreen

Crystals can offer spiritual relief

Crystals can offer spiritual relief

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Stones like rose quartz or black onyx are often not recognized as healing stones. SAM’s Apothecary owner Kraig Brown said “healing crystal” is just a fun name given to rocks or minerals. All healing stones have different physical qualities, energies and appearance, Brown said. “They can...

Sound can provide emotional healing

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

It was only recently that sound, as a form of physical healing, made its way into the holistic medicine field. Linda Kingsbury, owner of Moscow’s Spirit Herbs, said sound healing is a broad topic. It can refer to any noise that brings a sense of contentment, like hearing someone saying your name...

Signs, plans for if relationship becomes toxic

Signs, plans for if relationship becomes toxic

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

When we think of unhealthy relationships, our minds almost immediately jump to violence or sexual assault. However, unhealthy relationships don’t have to leave any physical marks to be harmful. Vanessa Corwin, a sexual assault advocate at Alternatives to Violence on the Palouse who works with college...

Center wants to help survivors, victims find peace

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

In 1980, survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse finally received a resource center that didn’t require driving several hours to find help. Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse provides those who’ve been impacted by violence or assault with a confidential resource to help them cope with...

Volunteering may be best kept secret to mental health

Volunteering may be best kept secret to mental health

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Most people engage with their community for the sole purpose of offering something back to it, but there is some evidence to suggest this engagement can be a reciprocal process for the volunteer as well. For Kassi Rolin, the student engagement coordinator at the Center for Civic Engagement, the CCE...

Rugged Race caters to fitness trends

Rugged Race caters to fitness trends

BRANDON BJELKE, Evergreen contributor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

As students prepare their final push toward the end of the semester, Pullman community members will gather at WSU to climb walls, flip tires and carry cinder blocks at the third annual Rugged Coug Race. The race, hosted by University Recreation, features a course roughly three miles in length and...

Spring allergies land in Pullman

Spring allergies land in Pullman

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Despite this week’s snowfall, spring officially sprung on March 20. The season can be an exciting time for some people. The weather gets warmer, summer plans and graduation creep closer and flowers and plants of all colors are blooming. However, for other people, the blooming season in Pullman can c...

Palouse fair will work to raise mental health awareness

Palouse fair will work to raise mental health awareness

MARCUS STEPHEN COX and MEGHANN FERGUSON

April 4, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

After Palouse community member Lynn Kramer lost a child to suicide, she decided to pursue a way to address mental health problems in the area. Her organization, iBelieve of the Palouse, is partnering with WSU’s Palouse Mental Health Team to offer a Mental Health Resources Fair. The team aims...

Tattoos: How to make informed decision

Tattoos: How to make informed decision

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Getting a tattoo spontaneously — or drunkenly — may seem like a good idea at the time. However, there are some things to think through before committing. Braden Hourigan, manager of Liberty Tattoo in Seattle, said that when getting a tattoo, it’s important the customer be clear with the artist...

Tea can energize, detox body without caffeine

Tea can energize, detox body without caffeine

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen columnist

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

After writing about the potential health benefits of coffee, I decided to look into the potential benefits — or disadvantages — of tea. Unlike coffee, tea doesn’t seem to have as many negative perceptions attached to it; we tend to think of the possible health benefits. Linda Kingsbury, owner...

Stratton Cutting Garden offers spring floral recommendations

Stratton Cutting Garden offers spring floral recommendations

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

For those wishing to get their early flower fix this spring, one Pullman business that will be flower-filled is Stratton Cutting Garden. Jane Stratton, who owns the garden, said daffodils and tulips usually start blooming first. She predicts these flowers will begin to fill her garden at the end of...

Moscow beer yoga classes offer new fitness experience

Moscow beer yoga classes offer new fitness experience

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Beer yoga has many names. Some call it “boga” or “stretch and brew.” But for the owner of the Moscow Brewing Company, Andy Severson, beer yoga is for gathering outside of normal brewing hours to attend an easygoing yoga class. While Severson may eventually include beer drinking in the actual class, ...