Cornell Minds Matter promotes the overall mental and emotional health of all Cornell students, works to reduce the stigma of mental illness, and holds events open to the entire Cornell community that foster a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Whether your interest stems from personal experience, academic interest, curiosity or desire for social action; we welcome you to join us in our quest. College is difficult enough as it is; silence leads to no positive outcome.
Feel Good Fridays
Friday, 2/21, and 28; 3/7, 14, 21, ; 4/18 and 25, 12:20PM
International Lounge, Willard Straight Hall
Enjoy a free lunch and discussion with a Cornell professor. Each Friday will focus on a different topic to help you remain healthy and happy.
An informal lunch discussion series where faculty, staff, community members, and students are invited to lead a discussion and answer questions with students over free lunch on their area of expertise such as sleep, bipolar disorder, etc.
Creative Arts For Health and Wellbeing
Wednesday; 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22;, 7:00-9:00PM
Slope Studio 2nd Floor WSH
Procrastinate at the Straight
Wednesday, 9/10, 10/8 and 11/12, 6:00-9:00PM
Willard Straight Hall 4th floor lobby
Relax with a free back massage, crafts, cookies, hot chocolate, popcorn and puppies to pet!
CMM organizes this event in WSH one Wednesday per month and brings activities such as free massage, arts and crafts, Cornell Tea Club, harpist, and Cornell Companions to provide an opportunity for students to relax mid-week.
Fall 2014 Semester
9/2 through 10/21
5th Floor Lounge, Willard Straight Hall
Each session will teach one technique for staying in balance at Cornell; stress reduction, healthy eating, self defense, relationships, how to help a friend, advocating for yourself, developing resilience, and more!
9/3 through 12/3
5th Floor Lounge Willard Straight Hall
Latin-inspired dance-fitness craze that blends red-hot latin music and contageous steps to create a fitness party! Exercise, relax, energize!
Mondays and Thursdays, 5:00-6:15PM
9/11 through 12/8
215 Willard Straight Hall (Garden Room)
No experience necessary. Come and try it – you'll be glad you did! Relax to increase your brain power!!!