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Prioritizing mental health services

Prioritizing mental health services

September 27, 2017

Taking care of your mental health is hard. Sitting in front of a professional and vulnerably tel...

Meditation will help ease stress and anxiety

Meditation will help ease stress and anxiety

December 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Chances are you dear Cynic readers are just about Trumped out, and would rather not read ano...

Mental health: UVM’s crowning jewel

Mental health: UVM’s crowning jewel

December 7, 2016

Our education goes far beyond what we learn in the classroom. Though the ultimate goal of an...

Sleep deprivation and stress? Welcome to college

October 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Is it just me, or has everyone else had enough, too? I can’t get over the pity-party I just threw for myself a few minutes ago. It’s like I’m five again, balled up in fetal position crying for mommy, but mommy isn’t coming because this is college. As soon as I stepped foot on campus, I was overwhelmed w...

Study measures impact of parental control on stress

Caroline Alkire

February 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The UVM psychology department is measuring the impact parents have on students’ relationships with their peers. Assistant psychology professor Jamie Abiaed teamed up with developmental psychology graduate student Caitlin Wagner to research whether UVM students who have stress-inducing parents are more likely to react to ...

An honest narrative of a first meditation

An honest narrative of a first meditation

February 3, 2016

I’ve never really meditated. Not unless you count the mini meditation I did at the end of a yoga class ...

How to make your finals experience less stressful

Keely Agan

December 9, 2014

Filed under Distractions

Here they are, sooner than we could have imagined: Finals. First-years are panicking because they don’t know what’s hit them and the rest of us are panicking because we do know. But whether you’re a first-year or a senior, everyone could use a few tips on how to make this experience a little less dreadful. 1. Make a ...

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