It’s finals week; let’s stay positive 

April 8, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finals week is hard as it is; staying positive is even harder. Learn to stay positive and get through the week without getting stressed.  Finals week is easily one of the most stressful weeks for any university student. The key to getting through it is to stay positive and look at the bright side of […]

Stress reduction in preparation for finals week 

April 8, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes Follow these important tips to make the finals week experience more positive with less overall stress.  It’s that time of the semester again! Whether it is your first finals week or last finals week experience, there are a lot of strategies that individuals can put into practice today to ensure that this week goes as […]

Coping with homesickness 

March 6, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are many ways to alleviate feelings of homesickness during time away from home that are easy to incorporate in an everyday routine.  College is a period in which there are a lot of new experiences. For many students, college is their first time living away from home for an extended time. It can be […]

Namaste: A beginner’s guide to yoga 

February 23, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes Students can experience significant positive impacts on both physical and mental health through the practice of yoga.  Yoga is a practice that has been used for thousands of years. According to the Ministry of Ayush in the Indian government, the origins of yoga practice are traced back to around the fifth or sixth centuries BC […]

Motivation throughout your college journey 

January 8, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes Staying motivated in college and with New Year’s goals can be difficult but is crucial. Here are some tips and tricks to keep you going through college.   As a college student, staying motivated throughout the academic year can be challenging. Whether it’s the stress of exams, the monotony of daily routines, or a lack of […]

How to prioritize your mental health this holiday season 

December 9, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes The holidays come with their own amount of stress, but when already struggling with mental health, they can become even more difficult. What can be done?  When it comes to the end of the year, there’s often more going on than any one person can possibly hope to get done. With all the relatives, gifts […]

The when, why, and how of therapy 

November 30, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes We have all heard of therapy from the media, but how do you know if you need it?  The idea of therapy can be intimidating. Telling a complete stranger about your issues can make you feel more like running away than sitting on a confessional couch.   If the media is anything to go by, nobody […]

Academic failures: How to handle them in a healthy way 

November 9, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes “If you are like me, you need to reject perfectionism because it is the enemy of progress,” shared Mary Pimental, a full-time MBA student at UVU. By rejecting perfectionism and reframing thinking, students can minimize the negative health impacts of failure and enhance their college careers.

What can sexual wellness look like for college students? 

October 24, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sexual wellness is often a glossed-over topic, even as students mature during their college years. The lack of discussion about safe sex and healthy sex can leave students to participate in risky behaviors or make decisions that they would have otherwise avoided with more education. According to University of Georgia, over 65% of college students […]