http://d3srkhfokg8sj0.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/53/15021NT.jpg
Girl sitting outside, looking out into the distance

Expert Q&A: Mindfulness and meditation explained

Rate this article and enter to winSo it turns out that you want to know more about this mindfulness stuff. For those who haven’t been following my monthly series, mindfulness is all about taking...
Therapy session

Talk it out: The science behind therapy and how it can help you

Rate this article and enter to winA new course, internship, or job can give us all the feels—from super psyched to super stressed. Even if you’re loving your degree program, dealing with all the...
Man working on laptop in home

Stress much? Try this 30-second, in-the-moment mindfulness trick

Rate this article and enter to winWhat’s your favorite thing about school? If you said “the exams,” you’re either Hermione Granger or you’re an anomaly. I’m done with school now and free of academic...
Middle eastern female relaxing in bed with headphones

Wake & meditate: Your guide to a mindful morning

Rate this article and enter to winIn my last post, we talked about how to meditate and why it’s pretty much the best thing ever (in a nutshell: less stress and anxiety, more calm,...
Bullseye

Feeling the pressure to be perfect? 4 ways to push back

Rate this article and enter to winBeing a person can be complicated. Being a perfectionistic person can be even more complicated. Those standards of yours? They’re so high you can’t see the top of...
Top 3 Things Every Graduate Must Do After Commencement

Top 3 Things Every Graduate Must Do After Commencement

Written by Emily Stark, Career & Employer Outreach Specialist at Ashford UniversityThe graduation stage has been swept off, confetti is in the trash, Ashford alum décor is hung in offices and on car bumpers across...
young african american woman meditating in nature with eyes closed

Meditation is having a moment. Here’s how (and why) to join in

Rate this article and enter to winEmma Watson meditates. Katy Perry and LeBron James meditate. Jon Krop meditates. (OK, that last one is me, but still.) Trendy meditation studios are opening in major US...
Sad male crossing his arms

Understanding self-injury and how to cope with emotional pain

Rate this article and enter to win Deliberately hurting oneself is among those human behaviors that seem baffling and counter-intuitive from the outside. And a common fear of those engaged in this type of behavior...
Female student using a laptop

Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. According to a survey by Hollaback!, a coalition to prevent harassment, that experience can make it harder to focus on academics...
Microphone in front of a crowd

Speaking, performing, presenting? How to turn fear into fuel

Rate this article and enter to winArticles about performance anxiety, aka “stage fright,” usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that Americans fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I’m pleased...