Dear Bears, Let’s talk about finals! They may not be the most popular things on your calendar, but they are important. I’m not saying I’m an expert, but I have had six semesters of trial and error here at Missouri State and I think I have found the top five things needed to thrive during finals time. Make a priority list Who doesn’t love a good list? I enjoy making to-do … [Read more...] about Zoë says … Thrive with these five
Hang in there, friends! I know I am starting to feel stress creep up on me after being in class for so long, and I am sure you are too. I just have a few quick tips that I use to help get through this crazy time. First of all: SLEEP. It seems silly to say, but sometimes sleep is one of the main things that get pushed by a student who is focusing on the many aspects of … [Read more...] about Zoë Says…Beat the Stress!
Staying healthy at college is important for all students. Health can impact all facets of our lives, from sleep to what we eat all the way to if we are active and how we learn. Making positive choices can be easy as long as we have some guidelines. Sleep is important. If we do not get enough sleep, research has shown that it can influence our driving and also our ability … [Read more...] about Staying Healthy – Tips for all College Students
Stress — it should be a four letter word. We all have it, hate it, and deal with it. It’s the reason we devour pounds of chocolate. Through the years we have learned ways of handling stress that work best for us. College students are a bit different though. They have been shielded somewhat from the stress of what we will call “real life.” As they grew up, yes, they knew … [Read more...] about The Stress of College Life – Encouraging your Student to be Healthy