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Stress effects: Understanding your body’s reaction to tension

Rate this article and enter to winYou may be familiar with how you feel emotionally when under a lot of pressure: overwhelmed, agitated, or depressed. But stress can also manifest in physical ways, for...
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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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How do you define sex? Understanding what intimacy means to you

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many different beliefs when it comes to sex and sexuality. In a recent Student Health 101survey, almost 70 percent of the more than 400 respondents said the...
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3 steps to self-esteem

Rate this article and enter to winSelf-esteem is about believing that you innately have worth and having patience with yourself. Recognizing your unique talents, personality traits, and beauty is very healthy. It can motivate...
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Top 5 foods to power up your plate

Rate this article and enter to winChelsea W., a graduate student at Salem State University in Massachusetts, often tries new foods with the goal of improving her health, and she’s not alone. A recent...
Mind your mind: How to summer mindfully

Mind your mind: How to summer mindfully

June is here, and several massive changes are just around the corner. First, no more mindfulness columns until next fall! (I know; I’m sad about it too.) Second, summer is coming up, if you...
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Small steps to big fitness: A little goes a long way

Rate this article and enter to win Does your New Year’s resolution relate to physical activity or fitness? Maybe you’re thinking in terms of a full-scale fitness renovation or whole body overhaul. If so……how...
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The art of active listening

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of lectures, effective listening is a crucial skill to have. But when else do you need to be opening your...
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Getting wild with no regrets

Settling into campus life comes with tons of things to do. Be sure to add “experiencing wilderness” to your list.“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains...
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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...