The first two weeks of school: Transitional Anxiety & Distress Tolerance

My mom and I don’t have everything in common, but one thing we do is our equal disdain for the first week of school. It’s rough. As a professor, my mom is getting settled into a new schedule, new students, and a whole myriad of new things with corona virus. As a student, I have …

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Three ways we go wrong in setting new year’s resolutions

The world has done really great at progressing towards self-love. Honestly, I mean that. People are less intense about setting high bars for themselves, and they are allowing themselves to rest and take time for some “self-care”. There has also been a stop to New Year’s Resolutions. People think they can be silly or shame-inducing, …

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taking care of our mental health in a politically charged society

It’s coming up! ELECTION DAY! wooohoooo! How exciting! Now, does any one actually feel like that? ^^ I kind of doubt it. I grew up pretty ignorant to all things political. My parents are neither passionately conservative or liberal, and politics weren’t discussed very much in our home. It wasn’t until this year, the cursed …

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