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Test Anxiety: The End Of the Stressmester

As we quickly approach exams many of our stress and anxiety levels get ratcheted up to a new degree. I, for one, have never been too keen on exams, and I feel like it is safe to say that many of you feel the same way. Often times, I will cram the night before, possibly all night long, suck down a few gallons of coffee, and hope for the best.

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Changing the Conversation

Before meeting with president of Active Minds, Sarah Berendt, to talk about mental health and what their organization does to address such an expansive issue, I got to thinking about the more specific mental health issue of stress and the role that it plays in college culture.

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Self-Injury: A Cry For Help

What can one do when the feelings of desperation and a cry for help cannot be formed into words? Self–injury is often what occurs. People may not even realize it that someone so close to them can be a self–injurer.

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The Sweet, Sweet Melody Of Relieving Stress

Music can serve as a powerful stress reliever. For many, music is highly therapeutic. I can attest to it myself because I use many genres of music to cope with stress and anxiety.

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