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Navigating New Relationships and Boundaries

The student years are a time for growth and development and navigating new relationships. When developing new relationships, it’s helpful to know the importance of boundaries. Boundaries can help you establish limits with others to protect yourself from being hurt, manipulated, or taken advantage of. They can also help you preserve your mental health and…

3 Strategies to Ace the Semester Ahead

What does it take to succeed academically? While it’s helpful to attend classes and hit the books, sometimes that’s not enough to overcome everyday slumps and setbacks. To help you manage both academic and personal challenges, it’s helpful to harness the power of the mind-body connection.   Your mind and body influence each other. When…

Putting the Focus on Healthy Friendships

The student years provide an excellent opportunity for social growth and developing new friendships. It’s a time when you’re exposed to new situations, behaviors, and values, and these experiences can help you figure out who you are and find a sense of purpose, meaning, and belonging. Mental health experts explain that the student years are…

The Benefits of Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

The student years are often a time of striving, of wanting more. While motivation can be a good thing, it also has a way of contributing to stress. To keep everything in balance, it can be helpful to remind yourself of what you already have and what you’ve already accomplished. Learning how to develop a…

Tips for Managing Stress Before It Manages You

The new semester presents all kinds of new opportunities and challenges. But what’s new and exciting now can quickly become too much—especially as the weeks turn into months, and then it’s the end of the semester.

5 Tips to Help Students Find Their Focus

Most students greet the new semester with great enthusiasm and excitement—as they look forward to new classes, new routines, and maybe even new living arrangements and roommates. However, adapting to so many changes at once can be mentally and physically exhausting. Keep in mind that it’s likely to take a few weeks before you feel…

5 Tips for Prioritizing Your Mental Health

Mental health has been a growing concern among young people for the past several years, even before the pandemic. Studies show that about 75% of all lifetime cases of mental health concerns begin by age 24. However, young people from various racial and ethnic groups are more likely to face mental health challenges due to…

Supporting Students During Pride Month

By Gil Manzano, SHRM-SCP, Senior Director, Operations, ACI Specialty Benefits, an AllOne Health Company While Pride Month is primarily about individuals of the LGBTQ+ community having an opportunity to openly express being proud of who they are, it is also a time for family, friends, and allies to show their support. However, coming to terms…
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