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Meditation is having a moment. Here’s how (and why) to join in

Rate this article and enter to winEmma Watson meditates. Katy Perry and LeBron James meditate. Jon Krop meditates. (OK, that last one is me, but still.) Trendy meditation studios are opening in major US...
Learning to Date, or Dating to Learn?

Learning to Date, or Dating to Learn?

A few weeks ago, my parents celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They met while in line to rent dorm refrigerators before the first day of college in 1981, and were married 11 years later....
Stressbusters Recruitment

Stressbusters Recruitment

Want to help your fellow students stress less? Join Stressbusters!Stressbusters offer free five-minute back-rubs and wellness information at campus health promotion events.Training will take place Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 11am-2pm in Ursa's Fireside....
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Prioritize Your Mental Health this School Year

Start the school year off right and prioritize your mental health! Getting enough sleep, developing stress resiliency and managing anxiety are all important factors in maintaining your mental health. Student Health Services offers a...
Student Health Services – Resources for the 2017-2018 School Year

Student Health Services – Resources for the 2017-2018 School Year

The 2017-2018 school year is upon us and Student Health Services is here for you to make sure you have all the resources you need to have a healthy, happy and successful school year!Click...
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Understanding self-injury and how to cope with emotional pain

Rate this article and enter to win Deliberately hurting oneself is among those human behaviors that seem baffling and counter-intuitive from the outside. A student who parties, gets depressed, and ends up cutting himself may...
Mind your mind: How to summer mindfully

Mind your mind: How to summer mindfully

June is here, and several massive changes are just around the corner. First, no more mindfulness columns until next fall! (I know; I’m sad about it too.) Second, summer break is coming up, if...
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Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
May Edition of Student Health 101

May Edition of Student Health 101

The May edition of Student Health 101 is now available!Packed with helpful tips and advice, this edition features articles on a variety of subjects that will be of interest and importance to all WashU...