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Why you should consider going to RU’s counseling center

Did you know that Radford University offers free counseling to students?

I didn’t know that until last year when I was directed there by a friendly doctor at the health clinic who was convinced that the stomach pain I was experiencing was related to anxiety. Continue reading Why you should consider going to RU’s counseling center

How to deal with stress

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Deep breathing slows your heart rate and helps calm you down. Photo from Creative Commons.

You’ve got projects to work on and deadlines to make, upcoming tests that you need to study for, and not enough hours in the day to do what you need to do. Cram sessions and copious amounts of stress are inevitable. During the semester it’s easy to get bogged down with the heavy load of coursework along with the other demands that we all have, such as jobs, family and friends. So how can you manage your stress without having a meltdown? Continue reading How to deal with stress