5 tips for managing social anxiety

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Returning to campus after the pandemic has come with its challenges, and for many of us, diving back into social environments after so many months of isolation has been one of them. For the majority of students, introverts and non-introverts alike, social anxiety has been a challenging reality to grapple
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How getting 8 hours of sleep has helped me

After reading multiple articles that expressed the necessity of consistently sleeping between seven to nine hours a night, I reflected on my sleeping habits and decided that I wanted to test the benefits of sleeping the recommended amount.
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How to get over your YouTube addiction

As a former YouTube addict who regularly spent more than four hours on the app every day, it was extremely difficult for me to stay on top of my priorities, and I often lost track of time. If that sounds anything like you this summer, here are some tried and true ways that helped me get over my addiction.
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4 books to help you develop useful life skills

One of the things I’ve always looked forward to about coming to college is being independent. However, the independence that college affords comes with its own costs. From managing your own finances to building self-discipline, there’s a lot you have to figure out by yourself. Learning certain essential skills will make your college life easier and help you achieve the goals you’ve set for yourself. Reading books is a great way to build skills! Check out these four books that will help you learn skills that you’ll use throughout your life! 
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Why we should be proud of ourselves

The ending of my freshman year was about as anticlimactic as me closing my laptop, but I did feel slightly relieved that a part of it was over. Yet with this relief, I realized that one crucial emotion was missing: pride.
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