Personal Life

  1. Dealing With Anxiety
    Dealing With Anxiety

    Anxiety is a huge factor for most people when facing the prospect of taking their social work exam. Anxiety can put you into a “fight or flight” adrenaline response. This response is great when facing a saber-toothed tiger, but not so great when you are trying to focus and answer test questions.

  2. How to Stay Motivated to Study During the Summer
    How to Stay Motivated to Study During the Summer
    It is finally that time of year: the sun is shining, birds are chirping, kids are out from school and you…are stuck inside studying. Summer can be a natural time for many people to study for their licensure, especially those working as school psychologists or teaching in universities. It can also be a time for weddings, vacations, family reunions and a lot of distractors as well. So here are a few tips to combat those summer study blues:
  3. Getting Back on Track During Addiction Recovery: What It Takes to Truly Thrive
    Getting Back on Track During Addiction Recovery: What It Takes to Truly Thrive

    The best way to get started is to address every aspect of your life in some way and determine the changes that will need to be made. 

  4. "I'm so broke!"
    "I'm so broke!"

    Having the academic pressure of a graduate student level course load is stressful enough. However, more than three-quarters of graduate students are working at least 30 hours per week on top of their course load.