As a student athlete, you likely struggle with gaining control of and managing your hectic schedule. With all of these responsibilities, it can be nearly impossible to find time to participate in the fun parts of college. If you are struggling with time management as an athlete, consider the following tips.
International students face unique experiences and challenges on top of those that may be common to all students pursuing their educational goals. These experiences can add additional stressors that affect wellness and mental health. These may also require additional effort, flexibility, creativity, and support systems.
While apologizing is often necessary to maintain healthy relationships, over-apologizing can actually be harmful, as “I’m sorry” can lose its meaning when it is overused. Over-apologizing is a people-pleasing behavior, often indicating that you struggle with the idea of simply taking up space.
What Is Self-Validation? Showing yourself kindness after experiencing an event that brought about negative emotions can be difficult. If you struggle with silencing your inner critic, your self-talk may sound like, “I did a terrible job on that test–I’m not smart enough to be in college;” or “I can’t believe I forgot my line–no amount
There are many reasons why you may feel stressed, worried, anxious, sad, or even depressed during the holiday season. Consider these 5 effective strategies that you can use to stay emotionally balanced and maintain your wellbeing, during the holidays.
Sometimes, we fall into the trap of just accepting what we are seeing and hearing without engaging in much critical thinking. The tools we use to fight back against blindly accepting messages from the media are called media literacy skills. Media literacy skills involve consciously taking time to analyze and evaluate the content you consume.
Microaggressions are derogatory, dismissive, or demeaning communications that can be so subtle that they go unnoticed by those directly affected and viewing them. It can be challenging to address microaggressions between students in an asynchronous online class environment. Here are 4 strategies that can help!
The CARE approach is a teaching method designed to assist instructors in discussing race and racism with college students in the classroom setting. The four principles of the CARE approach include cultivate, acknowledge, recognize, and empower.
Long COVID-19 is a syndrome in which COVID-19 symptoms are experienced more than four weeks after someone is diagnosed with acute COVID-19. Students who are experiencing Long COVID may be hard to identify, but they need support, even though they may be unclear about how to discuss their problems. Let’s look at a few strategies that you can try at the beginning of a new class, and after a new class is underway, to help address this issue.
Actively working to establish good relationships may help you to avoid negative situations – like teaching to a blank screen, or radio silence when you ask that amazing question that you thought would inspire all the students to unmute their microphones. Here’s how to maintain virtual student engagement.