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Understanding self-injury and how to cope with emotional pain

Rate this article and enter to win Deliberately hurting oneself is among those human behaviors that seem baffling and counter-intuitive from the outside. A student who parties, gets depressed, and ends up cutting himself may...
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Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
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The art of failure: How to feel the benefits

Rate this article and enter to winFailure and setbacks are painful, whether you flunked a course, didn’t exactly excel at an internship, or missed some other goal. We’ve all been there. In a recent...
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Yes, it’s still coercion or assault: Relationship abuse and what to do about it

Rate this article and enter to winRelationships can be a great source of joy and fulfillment. But when a relationship is unhealthy or abusive, it can cause major harm. Relationship abuse is characterized by...
Healthy Buffs: Keeping it in perspective

Healthy Buffs: Keeping it in perspective

Social media can be a place to keep up with friends, make plans or hear about events. At the same time, it can be a bombardment of news and information, which may get stressful....
Healthy Buffs: Self-care ideas to fit your schedule

Healthy Buffs: Self-care ideas to fit your schedule

Self-care is a way to say here’s how I help myself feel better. It doesn’t have to be an investment of time or money (and definitely shouldn’t add more stress to your plate). Here’s...
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Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been worried about a friend, roommate, or classmate who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Joining a college campus means joining a...
Healthy Buffs: Opting for optimism

Healthy Buffs: Opting for optimism

When we’re going through a hard time, our outlook can be the thing that helps us get to a better place. In positive psychology, learned optimism relies on the idea that we can teach...
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Unbroken: Accepting who you are and what you need

Rate this article and enter to winWhat’s up with our personalities and behaviors? Many of us have a diagnosis that has something to do with the way our mind works, or we probably know...
Healthy Buffs: How to have a difficult conversation

Healthy Buffs: How to have a difficult conversation

Spending time with family and friends can be as stressful as it is enjoyable. Even when people have the best intentions, we can find ourselves in difficult conversations. Here’s how to make these interactions...