Stress and anxiety are seemingly very similar, but the differences between the two are important. Stress is a natural response of the body. In small to moderate doses, stress can be motivating, though chronic can have adverse effects on the body. Stress comes and goes depending on daily events. Stress can be managed through changes ... [Read more...]
“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally” --Jon Kabat-Zinn Often, we find ourselves thinking about the past or the future. Mindfulness is a self-awareness practice that emphasizes being aware of the present moment, without making judgments about what you notice. Research has shown that mindfulness can ... [Read more...]
The suicide rate among young adults ages 15-24 has triple since the 1950s, with 1 in 12 college students making a suicide plan at some point. It can be difficult to talk about suicide, but knowing common warning signs can help prevent suicide. Here are some of the most common signs of suicide among college ... [Read more...]
We’ve talked about what people think depression is or what having depression means, but what’s the real truth? This video talks about the actual symptoms of depression and how you can start to overcome them, or continue reading below: What is depression? People experience depression symptoms differently, but for all individuals, depression affects day-to-day functioning. ... [Read more...]
What is depression? Depression is a common mental health problem that will affect 44% of college students. It varies in depression and duration. Depression can be a temporary reaction to stress, loss, or life challenges. Severe or chronic depression usually requires professional help. Click Read More for further information.
Depression is a common mental illness, especially among college students. Around 44% of college students experience symptoms of depression at some point during their college time. However, there are also many misconceptions about depression that make it seem like having depression makes you a bad person or that you’ll never succeed in college. Check out ... [Read more...]