Self doubt. Thoughts of never being good enough. The fear that no matter what is done, it will always end in failure. These are just a few examples of intrusive thoughts those with depression and anxiety may face.
According the the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression also suffer from anxiety. The two illnesses seem to go hand in hand and can be debilitating for anyone who falls prey.
“We turn this empty pavilion into this place that’s teeming with life and represents everything that’s special and unique about Oxford,” said Betsy Chapman, the woman behind this life-filled place also known as the Oxford Community Market.
College towns are often filled with fast food restaurants that appeal to the average college student’s busy lifestyle and tight budget. Melody Sharp, owner of Living Foods Organic Cafe and Market in Oxford, saw this trend as an opportunity to introduce something different.
S marks the spot. Shed Fitness will open its doors Saturday, Oct. 13, to the Oxford community. Although its focus is about getting stronger and leaner at a high pace, the owners also want to grow a fitness community. Amzie Williams founded Shed in 2014. The former Ole Miss linebacker said he felt like no one offered a workout that focused on specific muscle groups daily. football
Let’s eat without regret. Let’s love kale. Let’s embrace quinoa. Let’s try new things. These four statements are part of the Freshii company mantra. Billed as part of a “health and wellness brand,” Freshii, located on the University of Mississippi’s campus at 218 Dormitory Row W., offers healthful food options.
College can take a toll on every student’s overall health and well being. You’re not on a good sleep schedule. You’re staying up late studying, or going out with friends and lose track of time. You also do not eat as healthy as you normally do.
TUPELO – Warm weather has arrived, and many people will be spending more time outdoors in the sun. That can be good and bad.
Mississippi has the second highest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America released August 2017.
Freezing temperatures are in the forecast for the health and wellness community. Cryotherapy is a popular new workout trend that integrates new scientific methods with sub zero temperatures.
Charleston, Mississippi resident Brittney Hames loves to exercise at the James C. Kennedy Wellness Center, a facility that two years ago thanks to a grant from a Charleston resident.
Melanie Glisson, a certified fitness instructor, teaching a spin class at the Turner Center. Photo by Leah Bushey. Leah Bushey Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org An Oxford fitness instructor is teaching her clients how […]
All across the country, the beauty of fall weather brings one ugly concern to the forefront: the flu.
Savannah Christian is a typical 23-year-old. Strong, beautiful and courageous are three words that have been used to describe Christian and her story.
John Bove-Smith Oxford Stories email@example.com UM student Connor Crain, 21, believes many people experience weight gain in college. “Everyone gets the freshmen 15,” said the UM senior from Jackson. “It is simply […]
Natalie Suk Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org When Stevi Self broke her back in 6th grade, she tried numerous ways to alleviate the constant pain. Today she owns Southern Star Yoga. She believes yoga […]
Christian Johnson Oxford Stories email@example.com Mississippi is ranked sixth for tobacco use and second for smoking-related cancer deaths. Vaporized owner Tanner Scaggs aims to decrease that number. Scaggs, owner of the […]
Claudia Caplinger firstname.lastname@example.org An Ole Miss Rebelette fights daily health challenges to dance for her favorite team. Maycee Scardino is a junior business major from Pass Christian who has been dancing since […]
Ashley Wallace The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi hosted its seventh and final Mississippi Walk For Diabetes for the year of 2016 in November. Mary Fortune, executive vice president of the foundation, estimates […]
From left, Lauren Ferguson, Margaret Felsher and Sallie Sylvester. Fairlie Outland email@example.com It can be hard to find the time to eat healthy in college without spending a fortune. Students have so […]
Connor Paul Heitzmann The Oxford Eagle About 70 percent of college students are subjected to experience the “Freshman 15,” according to a recent report by News Health. And seven years in a […]
Chloe Riley The Oxford Eagle In an attempt to combat the problem of obesity that is plaguing the state, students at the University of Mississippi proactively take steps to lead healthier lifestyles. […]