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Test 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...
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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 flunked a paper or course, didn’t exactly excel at your job, or missed some other goal. You’ve probably been there. In...
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Your body on exercise

Here are five reasons your body loves physical activity—whether dancing, swimming, playing a sport, walking, biking, or visiting the gym: Regular exercise can act as a cognitive enhancer, promoting creativity. The National Institutes of Health report...
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The many faces of depression: How to recognize warning signs

Rate this article and enter to winMost people sometimes feel sad or anxious, with these feelings passing within a day or so. So how do you know if someone needs help? When a person...
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Keep your weekend busy…but free

Rate this article and enter to winAs students, we feel constant pressure to save, manage, and budget our money. There are so many things that can get in the way of doing so, but...
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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. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
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Resolve it: Simple ways to work through conflict

Rate this article and enter to winDisagreements and differing opinions are a normal part of human interaction, and although conflicts can generate uncomfortable feelings, they may also be an opportunity for growth. The process...
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Summer safety

June is National Safety Month. Here’s a checklist for summer safety: Always wear seat belts in vehicles. Wear a reflective vest and lights (front and back) when biking, running/walking, skateboarding, etc. at night. Check bike and other...
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Fling or forever? How to find what you’re looking for

Rate this article and enter to winRelationships come in all shapes and sizes, just like people. We seem to be a culture obsessed with romance, sex, and attraction. Whether you’re looking for something deep...
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True grit: How to push through and move forward

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, you’re probably pretty familiar with stress. You might also have wondered why some of your peers in your program or classes seem to handle their...