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Surviving College Stress: Rebecca’s Story

Rebecca is a Junior in college in Western Massachusetts. She is pursuing a BS in engineering with a minor in Environmental Science and Policy.   What led you to seek counseling?  “The thing for me was that I had a really bad spring semester and there were a lot of things going on in my … Continue reading Surviving College Stress: Rebecca’s Story

Maintaining Mental Health in College: Part 1

College has a reputation of being a place where everyone parties too hard, gets too little sleep, and makes unhealthy choices. Depictions in movies and TV shows make it seem like one unending party with a couple classes thrown in. This is obviously not true; college is a new stage in a person’s life where … Continue reading Maintaining Mental Health in College: Part 1

After Twelve Rounds: Standing Up to Stress

Stress is like a slow leak. I can feel it coming on. The slow heaviness starts in my chest hovering over each breath. The brain only takes a second to notice the change, to notice stress. Stress Weighs In Stress weighs in at different amounts. You could be managing it with yoga and breathing exercises and it … Continue reading After Twelve Rounds: Standing Up to Stress

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