Simple tricks for students to help fight depression 

November 28, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes This time of year can be an exciting one with all the holidays, but it can also be a time of dread with finals. Here are a few suggestions on how to emotionally stay afloat.  It is no big secret that college is hard. Between school, work, and sometimes family obligations, this time is intense […]

Maximizing study productivity: strategies for success 

November 28, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Study productivity can be a game changer when it comes to a student’s academic success.  As students, the challenge of managing studies efficiently often becomes a pivotal aspect of success. Balancing coursework, assignments, and the demands of a busy student life requires more than just hard work; it requires smart strategies that enhance productivity. In […]

Massage therapy: A wellness strategy worth trying 

November 28, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stressed students may be interested to learn that massage therapy is a legitimate wellness strategy for managing worries and improving wellness during life’s busiest moments.  According to Ivy Conrad, a licensed massage therapist and author for Mayo Clinic, massage therapy, “a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments” is […]

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.

Fitness personalities: The psychology of exercise habits 

October 25, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes The go-getter  If you’re someone who enjoys the structure and intensity of high-performance activities such as CrossFit or interval training, you may fit into the go-getter category. Research by Ryan E. Rhodes suggests that goal-oriented individuals often prefer these types of structured exercises, where progress can be easily measured.  The social butterfly  Some people are […]