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Stratton Cutting Garden offers spring floral recommendations

Stratton Cutting Garden offers spring floral recommendations

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 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 20, 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, ...

Aromatherapy grows in popularity, uses

Aromatherapy grows in popularity, uses

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

The recent popularity of essential oils has landed a wide variety on the shelves of many common drug stores, but it’s important to read up before using aromatic products. Most are made of plant material, though citrus oils use the cold-pressed rind of fruit. This material is first heated, a process...

Decaf coffee contains more benefits

Decaf coffee contains more benefits

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

As many students may have noticed from the long line at the SPARK’s Starbucks, coffee seems to be a popular staple of the average person’s routine. Aside from the locations accepting Cougar Cash, RDA, cash and cards, its convenient location makes it easy for students to fuel their love for coffee....

Barre class hosted at Etsi Bravo

MARCUS STEPHEN COX, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Tomorrow evening, Etsi Bravo and Sanctuary Yoga will team up to host an evening of exercise as Barre at the Bar takes over the downtown area. Barre at the Bar will be taught by longtime fitness instructor Jamie Hunter of Sanctuary Yoga.  Hunter began her career as an exercise instructor in the late...

Pet’s mental health may impact owners

Pet’s mental health may impact owners

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Dogs get sick with many of the same illnesses that affect people, including mental disorders. A pet’s illness can then cause chaos in an owner’s life. Phyllis Erdman, professor of counseling psychology, was a former chairperson of the American Psychological Association’s Human-Animal Interaction...

Food addiction not recognized as disorder

Food addiction not recognized as disorder

MARCUS STEPHEN COX, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Food addiction has become an increasingly common concern in recent years, but there is still no clear consensus that the condition is a real phenomenon. While some studies have shown that certain foods create some of the same neurological responses as hard drugs, there is no concrete evidence that they...

UREC to consider free parking year-round

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

A tweet from student Allison Osborne on Friday afternoon read “Sooo how many [retweets] to get free parking at the [Student Recreation Center] forever?” ASWSU President Jordan Frost used his own Twitter account to reply that “2,000 [retweets] would send a pretty big message to the UREC committee!” At...

Sanctuary Yoga promotes positive body image, acceptance

Sanctuary Yoga promotes positive body image, acceptance

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

With over 30 instructors and a multitude of classes for people to choose from, Sanctuary Yoga in downtown Pullman works to extend its reach in the community. The studio specializes in hot yoga, but also offers non-heated yoga options in a variety of styles, including vinyasa power, fusion, yin and...

Social media use affects mental health

Social media use affects mental health

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

A WSU professor conducted several studies focused on the impacts of social media on adolescents and young adults, and found a connection between excessive social media use, and anxiety and depression in certain people. Chris Barry, an associate professor of psychology, organized a study where both...

Wellness fair focuses on all aspects of health

Wellness fair focuses on all aspects of health

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

The Latah County Health and Wellness Fair, designed to help community members of all ages live healthier lives by focusing on mental, physical and financial health, will take place Thursday. Jenny Ford, executive director of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce, said this year’s theme is “love yourself,...

Binge on chocolate, cure Valentine’s blues

Binge on chocolate, cure Valentine’s blues

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen columnist

February 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Being single on Valentine’s Day can feel like walking around with a bull’s-eye on your back. Even grocery stores seem to mock you, with at least one aisle dedicated to Valentine’s Day since New Year’s. But if you can look past the unfriendly reminders of your loneliness, you may find a potential...

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