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Take Care: 18 self-care tips for 2018

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Now that a new semester has begun some students are already feeling the stress and burden of going to school. Sometimes, when things get hectic in our lives we forget to take a step back and just focus on ourselves. In light of the new year, here are 18 tips to improve your self-care in…

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I wanna get better: My personal journey through mental health recovery

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I woke up to a killer headache and the sun shining through my windows, not knowing what had happened the night before. No, I was not hungover, I was recovering from one of the worst mental breakdowns I have had in my life. When I was 12 years old I was diagnosed with clinical depression…

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10 Self-care tips to practice in spite of recent political outcomes

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Now more than ever, Americans are forced to deal with tough emotions. Most have taken into a flight-or-fight mentality, but it is important to not give into easy impulse decisions and practice healthy ways of coping. Here are some self care tips to practice in the aftermath of the election. 1. Allow yourself to feel…

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On Strange Men and Regretful Statements: The art of finding self-confidence through a retail job

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Everyone’s least favorite task working at Uptown Cheapskate is the dressing rooms. Once you’re picked to do dressing rooms, war begins. Dinner, breaks, and even shifts are exchanged for this horrid position, and it just so happened on a busy summer Saturday, that the task was thrown at me by another employee. The store slowly…

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