Tag Archive | "Stress Management"

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Semester Kicks Off with Motivational Monday

Posted on 03 February 2017 by

New year, new motivation; the Student Senate has brought the HCC population a brand new way to fight the lack of motivation that comes with the new semester. Motivational Monday is a new program that utilizes visual stimulation and creativity to ease the mind and motivate students to do their best to meet their goals. […] Continue Reading…

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My GPA Won’t Matter In Heaven

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

Ever read the meme that says “MY GPA WON’T MATTER IN HEAVEN?” Yes, we all get to that point during finals. With so many deadlines to meet, we become so stressed out by the overload that we seem to fall off the earth. Call me crazy, but during my study sessions I enjoy reading aloud and […] Continue Reading…

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The Great De-Stress Event

Posted on 08 December 2016 by

With finals week coming and hitting many students with a reality check, HCC has offered an event that lasts the whole week to assist students. For those students who are pulling their hair out, or have no more chill for this cold exam week, the library is having what is being called “The Great De-stress […] Continue Reading…

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The End of Stress

Posted on 13 May 2015 by

This week Housatonic is holding an event, “Keep Calm and Study On,” with the main purpose of relieving the stress that many of its students may be feeling during the time of finals. On the very first day of this event, Monday 5-11, I was able to partake and see what it was all about. Mainly […] Continue Reading…

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De-Stress with Yoga During Finals

Posted on 13 May 2015 by

Are you stressed out during finals? Doing some simple yoga poses during finals is a healthy and useful way to de-stress. These yoga poses only take about 3 minutes and 30 seconds to do, so you can fit them into your busy,busy day. One yoga pose you can do is a variation on Tadasana (Mountain […] Continue Reading…

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Week of Events Helps Students Relax

Posted on 12 May 2015 by

From May 11 to May 14 in Beacon Hall, students and faculty are holding an event called “Keep Calm and Study On.” This is to help students relax in case they are stressed during the ever-stressful final week.  The event runs from 9:00 a.m until 11:00 p.m for the first three days. On the fourth […] Continue Reading…

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Meditation: A Tool for Coping With the Hectic Life of a Student

Posted on 12 May 2015 by

Let’s get this out of the way now.   I’m no meditation guru. In fact, I regrettably don’t even meditate every day. Instead, I am simply someone who has experienced the positive effects of this age old tool of relaxation and self discovery. You may have heard of these effects yourself, and, in fact, it’s very […] Continue Reading…

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College Announces “Keep Calm and Study On: Beat the Finals Frenzy” Activities

Posted on 11 May 2015 by

  Students are encouraged to take advantage of ‘”Keep Calm and Study On! Beat the Finals Frenzy!” and the many opportunities for quiet study and relaxation that will be offered on the first floor of Beacon Hall during finals week. From 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. Thursday, students can enjoy quiet study in […] Continue Reading…

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Don’t Panic, Just Write!

Posted on 06 May 2015 by

It doesn’t matter what university it is, or what type of major you pursue, one of the non-negotiable job descriptions of a student is being a writer.  The usual suspects are introductory English composition, history, and sometimes even psychology or sociology courses. For some students, writing those required papers hurls them into one of those […] Continue Reading…

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Don’t Stress, Game On

Posted on 27 April 2015 by

We all get stressed in our lives, and some people play video games to help with the stress. Can this have a negative impact on students or can it truly help them? Many people think games are just for kids, but what if they could do more? When some students are stressed with school, work, […] Continue Reading…