Author: Serre Splond

How to maintain mental clarity this semester

It can be hard to manage school, personal, and work life, especially when you feel as if you’re juggling more than you can handle. The good news is that here at UVU, you’re provided with resources geared not only for your success but for you to enjoy yourself as well. Here are some tips to keep your mental clarity this semester and help you weather whatever storm comes your way. Accept that you are human. It can be easy to forget that no matter how awesome we are, we will always fall short at some point. When this happens, it is easy to think that you are the mistake instead of you made a mistake. Take a deep breath and accept that you are human, and humans make mistakes. Reach Out You are not alone. Here at UVU, you have access to budget friendly mental and physical health services.  UVU offers everything from group therapy to personal one on one sessions. Take advantage of this service by calling Student Health Services at 801-863-8876 located in room 221 in the Student Center building. Rest Nothing chases away sleep like anxiety and stress. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the chemicals your brain releases during deep sleep are connected to hormones that direct your body to stop producing stress hormones. How can you sleep if stress is the reason you aren’t...

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Enhance studying through music

It’s the beginning of yet another semester bringing you closer to graduation. Unfortunately, there is one stumbling block that many students struggle with. No matter how smart you are, the one thing many of us put off until the absolute last minute is the dreaded act of studying. Studying can be boring, tedious and downright painful but it is inevitable. Many students end up trying to cram an entire semester’s worth of studying in one night rather than planning ahead to avoid studying altogether. However, students and studying can come together by utilizing the one thing many of us...

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