Tag Archives: Coping Strategies

Consent

Recently, a friend confided in me that her “boyfriend” had been pressuring her to do sexual acts she wasn’t comfortable with. Now it might sound ridiculous to some, but she felt guilty about what had happened, and didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Empty

Sometimes I feel like there is a void inside of me. I try and fill this void with “likes”, pretty selfies, or constant communication with friends. When I am home with nothing to do, the void gapes at me with … Continue reading

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´╗┐Working Through Anxiety

I’ve been feeling pretty anxious lately. What helps me personally is writing lists. Can you relate? 

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Write It Out

When I’m really stressed out, I tend to wake up in the middle of the night. I’ve tried different strategies to fall asleep, but I think writing has been most helpful. My anxiety has the ability to make the most … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenge

Today is the last day! I never would have thought that I would be able to complete 40 situps, 100 crunches, and 100 squats. But persisting through the challenge, I became stronger and each passing day was easier. I feel … Continue reading

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Strength Training

According to Google, the definition of strength is: the quality or state of being strong, in particular. But that doesn’t even begin to cover it. Someone can be strong – physically, emotionally, or mentally. Being able to do pushups, forgive … Continue reading

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Processing Loss

I took a Human Stress class this quarter, and one of the things we talked about was the 5 Myths of Coping with Loss. One that particularly stood out to me was the idea that it is necessary to work … Continue reading

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