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How to Handle Defeat

We’ve all experienced it. The disapproval of peers. The >60% on our tests. The feeling that we could have done better.

Defeat can come at all different times and in all different circumstances. 679 more words


I'm Going to the Gym! Or, Why I Exercise

I get a lot of questions about my exercise habits, but recently it feels like people are slightly more curious. During the past six months, I’ve become more active in long distance running and posting about my training and races on social media. 1,200 more words

Doctoral Life

Understanding Procrastination: Coping Gone Awry

By Sharon Christie, MSW, RSW
We all procrastinate at times for many reasons. We don’t want to do something, think we lack the skill to accomplish it, life gets in the way or we think we can’t do the job good enough. 694 more words

Mental Health

Letter from a 40 year old: what I wish I’d known at 25

There are symptoms of mental illness that can be alleviated through stress reduction. Some can only be controlled by medication, and some, it seems, not at all, that little part that always evades control that I like to call “the magic”. 728 more words