Love yourself

Students walk around this campus pretending to be confident but what’s really going on inside their minds? Awareness is brought up by Middle Earth to topics such as alcoholism and depression but something that is briefly covered are eating disorders.

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Burrrr

As the cold winter approaches people buckle up in cozy sweaters, big winter coats, mittens and hats. However, have you ever felt SAD during these cold brutal winter months? NIMH investigates.

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Naptime in college? Whaaat?!

Woah! Check this out!

1) Listen up teachers everywhere! “NIMH grantee Alan Hobson, M.D., Robert Stickgold, Ph.D., and colleagues at Harvard University show that a midday snooze reverses information overload.” In other words, give us back our nap time!

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Turning an ugly duckling into a swan

Hey everyone so my next post is going to get a little deep so bear with me. My assignment was, in blantant terms, to use five songs that represent your life. So my plan is to take you through a little journey on how I became the adorable loving electronic Shannen that you have come to know and love today.

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I’m so stressed!

Every college student hears the word ‘stress’ at least once a day right? Well what exactly is it and how the heck do I get rid of it?!  Does it actually effect your body or is just that thing you get before your huge math final?  NIMH gave us the Fact Sheet of Stress to help us college kids out!

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NIMH

Hey guys so I’m following a bete now! I’m a really big supporter of mental health; depression, anxiety, OCD, and everything in between and I found this awesome sight that’s all about it. It does research, clinical trials, prevention techniques, and strategies on how to cope if you have a mental health problem. It’s called the National Institute of Mental Health. I subscribed to get the latest and greatest they have to offer so keep checking me out for the newest updates!

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Journalism?

I’m actually a Journalism minor and an English major. I minored in Journalism because it was really interesting to me. I loved the whole world of reporting on news, finding facts, and getting into the heart of things. It also went really well with my major which is a plus.

It’s taught me a lot of things; to be more conscious of the news around me, to be more electronic, and how the world of news has changed. I try to read the New York Times more and I do my best to keep up with every day news. I’ve learned how to write ledes, and how to write clear stories. Continue reading

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