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5 Self-Care Tips for Online Students

As the focus on mental health has increased tremendously in the past few years, the term “self-care” is frequently tossed around in everyday verbiage. For online students, self-care typically demands more than throwing on a face mask and drinking lots of water to feel renewed and rejuvenated. It requires intentionally and strategically developing a holistic … Continued
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5 Tactics to Help Ease Workplace Anxiety

When you’re living life by a to-do list, things quickly become overwhelming. As deadlines stack up and expectations from supervisors add more pressure to your normal workload, it can feel like your performance, productivity and personal life takes a hit. According to the Anxiety and Depression Society of America, “employees say stress and anxiety most … Continued

The Mental Health Crisis: What’s Going On and What Can We Do

The statistics are startling. Between 2007 and 2019, adolescents reporting a major depressive episode increased 60 percent. Tragically, during a similar time frame, the suicide death rate among 10–24 year olds increased 56 percent. This issue isn’t confined to young people. In 2020, anxiety and depression increased globally by 25 percent. Depression and anxiety rates … Continued

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Is a Degree in Health and Human Performance Worth It?

More than ever, Americans are prioritizing their mental and physical health. With an increase in holistic approaches to human performance and fitness, we see a subsequent need for skilled exercise professionals. While on-the-job experience proves beneficial to sustaining a successful career, earning a degree in health and human performance provides in-depth teaching and training in … Continued

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MMFT Tips: Maintaining Your Mental Health

At Abilene Christian University, during your Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Program you will have the opportunity to complete a 500-hour internship. While you are involved in this this internship, and during your career, you will be faced with many tough conversations with your patients. As you counsel them through their issues, your own … Continued