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Capture your calm: 8 small steps to stress less

Rate this article and enter to winThe holiday season is here, and that means family, food, and fun; however, it can also mean stress. Are you feeling under pressure? For most of us, dodging...
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Understanding depression: A student’s journey

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling down lately? Depressed? Or are you worried about a persistently despondent friend or family member? You’re not alone. How to handle your own depression and help others...
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Fitting in fitness: 20-minute workouts to fill your week

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too late to cultivate a healthy lifestyle, especially as a student. Exploring the outdoor settings for physical activity in your community or looking into local clubs...
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Stretching for better sleep

Stretching is an easy way to unwind from the day and get your body and mind in the mood for sleep. Here are four stretches to help you relax: Forward Bend: Elongates the back, neck, and...
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Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Rate this article and enter to winWhy are you a student, anyway? Why we’re doing <whatever thing> is a question to ask yourself at certain points in life. If your choices don’t seem to...
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What is consent?: How to understand and talk about personal boundaries

Rate this article and enter to winThe National Institute of Justice’s 2005–2007 Campus Sexual Assault Study of almost 7,000 undergraduate students indicates that one in five women and six percent of men experienced attempted or completed...
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Random acts of kindness week

How are you honoring Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 9-15)? Most people would agree that kindness has many benefits. Did you know it’s good for your health? It’s true: Kindness relieves stress. Kindness...
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Are we best friends for life (BFFLs) or frenemies?

Rate this article and enter to winAll relationships have their ups and downs, and it’s normal to have disagreements with friends on occasion. But if someone demands a lot of your energy or leaves...
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Bedtime basics: How to establish your nightly routine

Rate this article and enter to winSchoolwork is demanding, the Internet is distracting, and your responsibilities call. With all of this going on, it might sometimes feel like sleep is optional. Believe us, it’s...
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The science of happy: 8 ways to get into the habit

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sport, chocolate—what works? For centuries we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...