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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 […]


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? […]

The challenges of being a freshman

The Challenges of Being a Freshman

Peer pressure, stress, anxiety, and homesickness are some of the challenges that freshmen face in their new life in college. Stepping foot in a new school is definitely one for the books for many teens. Teenagers think that by being in college and away from home, they can be free to do whatever they want. […]

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8-9-17: 9 Things to Give Up if You Want to be Happy

¬†Complaining Limiting beliefs Blaming others Negative self-talk Dwelling on the past Resistance to change The need to impress others The need to always be right The need for other’s approval quote of the day off the grid

8-2-17 Quote of the day: Off the grid.

Sometimes you just need to go off the grid and get your soul right. quote of the day to the quiet people

7-26-17 Quote of the day: To the quiet people!

“I’ve always liked quiet people: You never know if they’re dancing in a daydream or if they’re carrying the weight of the world.” -John Green, Looking for Alaska

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