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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,...
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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...
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Suicide Prevention and Awareness

Have you ever felt worried or concerned about the safety of a close friend or loved one because that person has mentioned feeling too overwhelmed about life? Unfortunately, many of us can answer yes...
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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...
Mind your mind: How to settle into the summer season mindfully

Mind your mind: How to settle into the summer season mindfully

June is here, and some changes are just around the corner. First, no more mindfulness columns until next fall! (I know; I’m sad about it too.) And second, the summer months are just ahead....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The art of failure: How to feel the benefits

Rate this article and enter to winFailure and setbacks are painful, whether you failed your weekly assignment or the entire course, didn’t exactly excel at your job, or missed some other goal. You’ve probably...