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Feeling Crappy? Turn on Some Music

A Good Tune Never Hurt Nobody Music is something magical. It’s a band aid for all of life’s emotional wounds and an outlet to express the pent up emotions felt inside. The best part? There is something for everyone. If you like upbeat and poppy, there’s Taylor Swift, Arianna Grande, Justin Beiber. If you’re into rap, there’s Jay-Z, Eminem, 2Chainz, …

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Common Ways Stress Effects Your Mind, Body, & Behavior

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Whether it short-term annoyances like getting stuck in traffic or trying to sort through the emotional process of a major life event like divorce or losing a job, stress is a part of all of our every day lives. Stress is a highly personal experience. One person’s stressful situation might be another person’s exciting adventure. It all depends on how …

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Yoga Poses & Stretches To Help Soothe Muscle Soreness

Ever go push through hard workout (aka a long distance run or that kickboxing bootcamp class you’ve been dreading to go to) and feel completely sore the next day? I’m talking about the kind of hurt where you’re walking funny or can’t lift your arms past a certain point. Having sore muscles after an intense workout is very common, especially …

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Autogenic Training: The Best Kept Secret to Relaxation

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Autogenic training is the best-kept secret to relaxation and combating stress. The technique incorporates repetitious visualization techniques to invoke almost a self-hypnotic state, triggering relaxation. It takes anywhere from 10-15 minutes to perform but the benefits speak for themselves. Learning a technique such as this one, can help you cope with life’s daily stressors. Through its ability to completely relax …

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Put The Phone Down, Here’s How

Put The Phone Down

Okay it’s 2017 and there’s no denying, smart phones are one of the greatest inventions ever. I would be a hypocrite if I told you to put away your mobile phone forever and go back to the stone ages of house phones and dial-up. There’s also no denying some of the negative impact constant smart phone use has had on …

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Avoid Burnout During Finals: Motivated How To Be It

Stay Motivated During Finals Tip #1: Get Off Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Too. Social networks are basically black holes for time. A 2-minute glance at your newsfeed can end up being a half hour or more of video surfing. If checking social media is second nature for you, take precautions. Block your accounts on your web browser for a set …

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Simple Tricks To Calm Your Job Interview Nerves

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I’m graduating from my master’s program in May and have been applying to jobs like crazy. Receiving an invitation for a job interview is exciting. It signifies opportunity and change. However, with all the potential positives that come with landing that face-to-face conversation, those pre-interview jitters are pretty much unavoidable. The good news is that everybody’s been in a situation like …

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Mindful Walking: Meditation In Motion Done Right

Mindful Walking

Walking offers a great opportunity to integrate mindfulness into your daily life. All it requires is breathing and walking. No one will even know you’re doing it! What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present moment, on whatever you are doing. Practicing mindfulness encompasses relishing in the sensory experiences of every moment of our …

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Why Self-Awareness Is Your Greatest Asset

If you were asked in an interview what your greatest strength is, how likely are you to say self-awareness? It probably wouldn’t be the first thing to cross your mind, even if you consider yourself to be a self-aware person. The thing is that most people don’t realize how truly valuable it is to possess such a trait. Self-awareness is totally underrated. If you have …

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Breathe, Stretch, Shake and Let it Go

It’s that time of year again… For students, the end is in sight BUT the workload seems to be at an all-time high and motivation is at an all-time low. You may be feeling as if a giant tidal wave is coming at ya (@ least that’s how I feel currently), or that you never going to make it… Well, …

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