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Mind your mind: A mindful solution to the procrastination problem

Q: Procrastination is killing me. I just can’t get started with my work. I even put off asking this question. Can mindfulness help?A: Procrastination is a clever strategy for avoiding discomfort. Often, the thought...
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Drained?: How to sync your sleep & life

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever struggled to stay awake in your 9 a.m. class, and wondered why? Let’s say you slept for six hours—below the recommended number, but you might...
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Staying in the moment

Rate this article and enter to winWhen Jake Heileman moved from St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands to the middle of Ohio for college, he expected technology to play a large role in...
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No stove? No problem! Simple meal solutions

Rate this article and enter to winConstructing healthy meals can be simple with some affordable ingredients and a few basic tools. Whether you throw things together in your room or are your residence hall’s...
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How to be really good at getting stuff done, according to science

Rate this article and enter to winAre you determined to quit procrastinating and be more productive this year? Even when you’re motivated, it can be tricky to stick with it—especially once your calendar fills...
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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a counselor at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, “The weeks around finals...
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Commit to your future: How exploring your interests can help you reach Your goals

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re ready to jump into extracurricular activities, you might want to slow down first. By doing some research and refining your activities list, you’ll be able to...
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Get your academic act together: Mind tricks for meeting your deadlines

Rate this article and enter to winAre unfinished assignments threatening to blow up your social life and mangle your peace of mind? Wondering what happened to your deadline discipline?Staying on top of our workload...
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Start smart: Transition tips for the school year from a student and a counselor

Rate this article and enter to winStudent perspectiveMaria Yagoda graduated from Yale in 2012. Her work has appeared in Jezebel, The New York Times online, Al Jazeera America, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.Will I make...
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Going beyond pen and paper: How to enhance your note-taking techniques

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of your seminars and lectures, there’s nothing more crucial to your ability to retain information and learn effectively than good,...