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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started college after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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How to react less and enjoy more this holiday season

Rate this article and enter to winThe holidays are coming up, and I know two things for certain: (1) My aunt will re-gift me an old book and pretend she bought it for me,...
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Family Matters: Hot to talk to your loved ones about college

By Jasmine Pickett, UWO Health AdvocateIt takes determination and courage to attempt new challenges, including being the first in one’s family to attend college. For many parents, siblings, and other family members of current...
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Coping with homesickness

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s not unusual for new students to miss home-family, friends, teachers, and even pets. It’s natural to long for face-to-face time with people who know you well and...