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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started school after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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Talk it out: The science behind therapy and how it can help you

Rate this article and enter to winNew class expectations, new living situations, and navigating newfound independence can give us all the feels—from super psyched to super stressed. Even if you’re loving your student life,...
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Ask the counsellor: “How do I survive in a racist community?”

—Gala C., Dordt College, IowaIt’s not easy being in a community that you feel has hatred toward others because of their race. It’s stressful to hear negative comments or see discrimination and feel like...
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How you can change the sexual culture on your campus—and why that matters

Rate this article and enter to winWe all want campuses without sexual violence, but it can be hard to know where to start. In-the-moment strategies like bystander intervention are powerful tools to make our...
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Bliss out, don’t miss out: The joy and solace of sleep

 Rate this article and enter to winStudents adore and crave sleep. When we asked hundreds of you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked second—behind only “being with someone I love,”...
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Mind your mind: Choosing change

As the semester ends—and especially if graduation is looming—you can be sure that lots of changes are coming your way. When we ask university and college students about changes they’re anticipating, they sometimes say,...
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Failure is a part of success: How to feel empowered and move forward

Rate this article and enter to winEveryone has been in a situation where he or she felt that if they’d done something differently, more could have been accomplished. But a hitch on the way...
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Conquer your stress

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever feel like you’re a hamster on a wheel? It’s very common for students to feel stress-a physiological and psychological state that results from a variety...
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10 ways to exude confidence (even if you don’t have it)

Rate this article and enter to winWhen dealing with new situations, confidence is often the last thing we feel. Luckily, leading psychologists are now suggesting that confidence can be faked first and felt second....
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How to adapt when change happens

Rate this article and enter to winAh, spring. A time of year filled with blooming plants, outdoor activities, and change. As your semester draws to a close, you might be anticipating a move, an...