Writing and Research Tips
Books and Movies to Celebrate Halloween
27th October 2020It’s almost Halloween, and although it might look different this year for many people, you can still get into the holiday spirit! As the weather gets cooler in many parts of the country and the leaves start to fall, we love diving into the autumn traditions like pumpkin or apple picking, hayrides, and spooky activities.
Tips for Stress Reduction
8th September 2020
September is the awareness month for both self-care and suicide prevention. While you might hear many graduate students talk about their stress like it’s a badge of honor, stress can wreak havoc on both your physical and mental health.
September is Self-Care Awareness Month
2nd September 2020September is Self-Care Awareness Month, and, at first glance, this might seem a little silly. After all, when many people think of self-care, the first thing that comes to mind might be what all the commercials and television shows portray: someone lounging in the bath, cucumber slices on their eyes, drinking wine or indulging in a “cheat” food, or something like that.
Want to Combat Stress or Burnout? Get Outside!
27th August 2019As graduate school looms in the not-so-distant future, you might be a little anxious about starting or going back to your graduate program or stressed out about your dissertation or thesis.
Tips to Deal with Graduation Blues
5th June 2019Congratulations! You worked hard, persevered, and graduated from college or graduate school. This should be one of the happiest times of your life, right? For many graduates, once the immediate graduation and all is festivities pass, a creeping depression can occur.
April is Stress Awareness Month!
22nd April 2019Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? Established in 1992, Stress Awareness Month is meant to increase general awareness about the causes and effects of stress, and how to manage stress in your everyday life.
Managing Stress During the Holidays
29th November 2018It’s the most wonderful time of the year…with the holidays around the corner and the end of the semester upon us, there’s a lot to look forward to – but this time of year might also come with stressors.
Thoughtful Thursday: Diet and Stress
12th April 2018
The end of the semester is coming up, and you’re stressing about your next due date for your dissertation work, you’ve got work deadlines, and you’re juggling the daily responsibilities of family, too – no wonder you’re feeling the stress! We can help with editing, formatting, or statistics assistance, and are always happy to set up coaching or consultation sessions – but what about all the other stress? In times like these, many of us turn to the tried and true comfort foods, like pizza, mac n’cheese, ice cream, and chocolate; when we pull all-nighters or are working against the clock, it’s easiest to grab a bag of chips or pop something into the microwave – we get it; we’ve all been there.