Health

Bearcats working out

A poll taken of 100 Bearcats and how they exercise. Five students also demonstrating how some exercises are completed.

Learning to be seen with an invisible illness

Purple stamps in the shapes of stars and hearts adorn sophomore Lilia Fuller’s light lavender walls as she sits in front of the camera, poised and ready to begin her latest Youtube video. However, today, Fuller has decided to mix things up a bit by reading to her viewers what she calls "A Letter to my Fibromyalgia."

Healthy mind, healthy life

Project Teen Health, a nonprofit through the Community Action Partnership of SLO, is new to PRHS. The 10 year old program primarily focuses on preventing youth obesity and trains students for athletics, diet, and exercise.

Sleeping beautefits

Sleep makes you feel better, but its importance goes way beyond just boosting your mood or getting rid of under-eye circles. Enough sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle, and can benefit your heart, weight, mind, and more.

Telephone terror

Although technology is great and comes with a lot of positives, it also comes with a fine line of consuming all of our attention.

Planning ahead for stress relief

The bell rings promptly at 3:02, and I’m more than eager to get home. The walk back from school can be relaxing, with hopes of a snack and possibly a nap getting closer with every step towards home. Reaching my doorstep, I take my backpack and reach for my key, where those early wishes of relaxation are shattered instantly against a harsh reality: homework.

The trouble with Eeyore

A cynical person has a mistrust towards others and believes situations will turn out for the worst instead of for the better. If you consider yourself a cynical person, you might want to rethink that attitude. Cynical distrust, anger or hostility have been linked to heart problems and inflammation, and dementia may be another potential consequence of this bad attitude.