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The science of happy: 8 ways to get into the habit

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sport, chocolate—what works? For centuries we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...
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How to be happy: Why your experiences matter most

Rate this article and enter to winWhen stress runs high and cash runs low, it’s reassuring to know that our experiences, not our possessions, are our main source of happiness. The emotional boost we...
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The NEW sexuality: Living (and loving) without labels

Rate this article and enter to winWhat’s your sexual identity: straight, gay, bi, or something else? Next question: Were you born that way? You have probably heard that the answer is yes. But what...
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How to manage stress now

Rate this article and enter to winAs fall winds down and the end of this semester finally comes into focus, you may be near the end of your rope in terms of managing stress....
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What happens at the counseling center?

Rate this article and enter to winBeing a student can be stressful. You’ve got your schoolwork to focus on, plus all kinds of other things going on. Sometimes it can help to talk with...
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What’s Batman got to do with body image and eating disorders?

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you think of eating disorders, who comes to mind? Probably not the guy lifting weights in the gym for two hours a day, or your buddy who...
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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a counselor at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, “The weeks around finals...
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Brain awareness week

This month (March 16—22) brings us Brain Awareness Week: seven days in the year when scientists tell us how much they’re learning about our brains and ask for funding so they can learn more....
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Capture your calm: 8 small steps to stress less

Rate this article and enter to winThe semester is coming to an end, and that usually means finals, projects, and papers. Feeling under pressure? For most of us, dodging our responsibilities is not an...
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Small steps to big fitness: A little goes a long way

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Does your New Year’s resolution relate to physical activity or fitness? Maybe you’re thinking in terms of a full-scale fitness renovation or whole body overhaul. If so……how...