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Discovering how to feel safe when dealing with anxiety

When it comes to dealing with anxiety, it can feel almost as if there is nowhere you belong and you feel as though anywhere you go is dangerous in one way or another. In a way, it makes it so that every situation you encounter is a struggle and it only makes you more fearful — more in life and […]

by Justin Smirlies· · Cord on Health ·
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Living with anxiety: self-help

Dealing with any sort of anxiety sucks, doesn’t it? You feel your heart beat faster, you get panic attacks, day-to-day activities are a challenge, you have a hard time talking to people and you always feel like there’s no one that understands what you’re going through. The truth is, there is someone out there that understands. They may not have […]

by Justin Smirlies· · Cord on Health ·
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Finding a healthy balance in the summer

Last year for Orientation Week, I wrote a couple tips that first years especially should follow if they want to find a good balance between academics, health and sanity. I wrote seven different things that are important for the first-year student body if they want to make it through the year healthy, as well as successful. I’d like to reiterate […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Cord on Health ·