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Friday, March 22, 2019

Take the fear out of networking and make it work for you

The importance of networking on career success is undeniable. Even so, for some it can still feel, well, awkward. Learn how to get over your fear of networking and make authentic connections to boost your career success, including a 60-second "elevator pitch".
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Ask the trainer: “How often should I be working out?”

An expert weighs in on how frequently you should be working out, depending on your goals, schedule, and current level of fitness.
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Apps + podcasts we love: TED Radio Hour

All of us--college students in particular--are faced with a plethora of decisions to make every day, from the small (like choosing what spaghetti sauce to buy) to the large (deciding your major). This podcast examines the stress associated with "decision fatigue" and empowers you to hone in on what you really want out of life.
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Workout reboot: Use active rest to revamp your routine

Giving your body time to recover between workouts can actually be more beneficial than going hard seven days a week. That said, not all rest is created equal. Learn how to incorporate so-called "active rest" into your training routine to maximize your gains.
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Ask the professor: “What are good ways to prepare for a presentation?”

Have an upcoming presentation to make? Keep your audience engaged (and awake) with these 5 simple tips.
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Count your way to calm: A simple breathing technique to help you stay present

Meditation is proven to reduce racing thoughts, stress, and unhappiness. Best of all, meditation can be done anywhere, anytime! Don't know where to begin? This basic technique can help get you started.
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Sexual health, culture, and relationships: Our experts answer your questions

Is campus safety improving in terms of sexual assault? How can you talk to your partner about sex in a healthy, nonjudgmental way? Our experts answer these and other important questions you asked relating to sexual health, relationships, sexual assault, and communication.
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Ask the doc: “Are there dangers to ibuprofen?”

Learn the benefits and risks associated with ibuprofen, as well as how much is too much.
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Expert Q&A: Mindfulness and meditation explained

What is mindfulness? And does it really work, or is it just a New-Agey trend? If you're still skeptical--or wondering how you can possibly fit meditation into your busy schedule--our expert is here to clear the air and fill you in on the basics with a down-to-earth approach to mindfulness.
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Upgrade your sleep: Simple bedroom solutions

From decor, to temperature, to white noise, fellow students offer their tips on how to make your bedroom a sleep-happy space.

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Sleep study: Top 10 tips for better nights

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of sleep have been unarguably established by science. Restful nights are strongly associated with happiness, healthy...
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Thumbs doing all the talking?: Six ways to manage your messaging

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Look up!: Is your smart phone replacing your social life?

Rate this article and enter to winSmartphones are integrated into our lives—almost as much as toothbrushes, textbooks, and cat videos. By 2013, nearly three...