January 12, 2017

(Editor's choice: A look back at an article from last year found in the Counselor's Corner.)

As students, we have all lacked motivation at one point or another. You may be lacking motivation at this current moment. As we arrive to the halfway point in our semester, use these tips in order to maintain motivation. Below are a few ways to recapture what you cannot afford to lose!

  • Set goals: Be sure they are realistic and a...

March 7, 2016

As students, we have all lacked motivation at one point or another. You may be lacking motivation at this current moment. As we arrive to the halfway point in our semester, use these tips in order to maintain motivation. Below are a few ways to recapture what you cannot afford to lose!

  • Set goals: Be sure they are realistic and achievable. Start small.

  • Establish rewards for progress toward your goal.

  • Expect setback...

March 7, 2016

Myth: Alcohol improves my sexual performance.

Fact: Although you may think that drinking makes you better in bed, psychologically, alcohol reduces your performance.

 

Myth: I can drink all I want and still be in control.

Fact: Drinking impairs your judgment, which increases the likelihood that you will do something you will later regret, such as having unprotected sex, drinking and driving, damaging property, or being victimized b...

February 18, 2016

Although this geared toward alcohol, there can be addictions to many other things, including but not limited to: drugs, sex, porn, gambling, and video games.  This is a guide to help recognize when something is overpowering our lives. Many times, addictions run in families and often, people are preconditioned to suffering from addiction. You may not be aware that you are susceptible.

 

Warning Signs of Addiction

  • Drinking is p...

January 26, 2016

For some students, coming back to school after a break can be stressful, especially if they did not have the easiest semester before. Some students might not have done as well in their classes as they would have liked and are unsure if their major choice was the right one. First, let me say that being unsure of your major or future is a normal feeling! It’s the fear of the unknown and asking what if questions that cause our an...

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