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The Freshman Binge Drinking Culture and How to Manage It

Freshman binge drinking has been a long-time college culture notion. Entering college life can be a high time for teens. Stepping up to a new stage in life can be both exciting and nerve-racking for these teens. There are many  factors that affect why students start to drink and some of these may be quite […]

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Can Eating Disorders be Caused by Fear of the Freshman 15?

By now, you’ve heard the warnings about “freshman 15.” But is it just a myth?  Many students are likely to gain weight-but it may not be the full freshman 15 and it may not happen during freshman year. Good news, right? College offers temptations and requires many adjustments for the incoming Freshman. There are many […]

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Anger Management With Group Therapy Will Help Lessen Your Anxiety: 3 Reasons Why

By, Mayah Taylor, M.A. In both anger management and group therapy: what do people say? The thought of group therapy can often fill people with anxiety. Why? For one thing, you are in a room with strangers encouraging you to share your anger, your feelings, and things that may be personal to you. Scary, right? […]

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4-10-17 Quote of the day: Be Proud.

You’re so hard on yourself. Take a moment. Sit back. Marvel at your life: at the grief that softened you, at the heartache that wisened you, at the suffering that strengthened you. Despite everything, you still grow. Be proud of this.

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Whole-hearted Living & Inspiration from Brene Brown

Whole-hearted Living & Inspiration from Brene Brown I typically do not subscribe to celebrity fandom, but viral TED talk speaker Brene Brown is one exception to the rule. I know her Texan girl-next-door persona and sarcastic attitude won the hearts of many, but that was not why I hurriedly pushed through security at the Omni […]

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2-8-17 Quote of the day: Whisper Loudly

It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.

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12-21-16 Quote of the day: I stick with love

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

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8-15 Quote of the Day: What do you tell yourself?

We believe what we tell ourselves. Tell yourself: Everything will work out. Things will get better. You are important. You are worthy of great things. You are loveable. The time is now.  This too, shall pass.  You can be who you really are.The best is yet to come. You are strong. You can do this.