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Staying Healthy During Finals Week: Some Tips(0)

December 12, 2018

With the semester almost over and finals beginning, we all need to make sure we take proper care of ourselves.  While physical health is important, so is our emotional health, especially during times of stress. That means making a little time for yourself, in-between homework and studying. But as everyone is aware, it can be… Read More ›

Feeling Stressed? Drinking Tea Could Help You to Feel Better

As finals begin rolling around, it’s important to keep an eye on your physical and mental health. The last few weeks of the semester are regarded as the craziest; the late-night study sessions interspersed with irregular sleeping patterns; the coffee-buzzed cramming at the Student Center; and the snacks that are consumed in an effort to… Read More ›

How to Pick Yourself Back Up: Some Tips for Handling Disappointment

  ‘The sky’s the limit’ is something  my mother would say to me every since I was a little girl. I take this saying seriously because to me, no matter where life takes me, I know that I can always be my best self. Despite always having these words in the back of my mind,… Read More ›

How to Conquer Writer’s Block in Five Easy Steps

So your professor wants you to write an article for the school newspaper. That sounds like it should be easy enough! You could write about an event going on at the school, or one of the clubs that meets on campus, or maybe address an issue that has a lot of resonance with your peers,… Read More ›

How Quitting Social Media Helped Me Learn to Socialize Again

I use to scoff at all the clickbait articles warning against the dangers of social media. Anyone above the age of 30 seemed to think social media was the worst thing to happen to conversation.  But I disagreed. I personally loved social media and the way it allowed me to connect with my friends instantaneously…. Read More ›

How First-Year Students Cope With Feeling Homesick

[Editor’s Note:  This article was written by Brittley Gaan.  She is majoring in Creative writing and minoring in Psychology.  She is from Seattle Washington.] Even though you may be very happy at Lesley, do you ever find yourself feeling homesick? If you do, you’re not alone.  I’ve found surveys which stated that 70-90% of college… Read More ›

Making Time for Exercise

About two years ago, I had a completely different mindset about being healthy and working out.  I believed that since I was still young, I should not have to worry about that stuff just yet. I also associated the gym and working out with weight loss.  Since I’ve been skinny my entire life, losing weight… Read More ›

Eating Healthy is a Must for Athletes

What to Eat?  Some athletes, or highly active people, believe they can eat whatever they want, because they often participate in high intensity workouts. While athletes may not be as affected by having an occasional unhealthy meal, eating poorly can still have negative consequences and prevent optimal performance. Many athletes focus on pre- and post-workout… Read More ›