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Away with the shame and guilt: I’m taking a study break

Away with the shame and guilt: I’m taking a study break

The semesterly plague of throwing self-care out the window needs to be rethought in this increasingly challenging world.
Emma Power, Opinion Columnist January 26, 2023

The first sign that I put up in my hall as a first-year RA was a postcard of a lounging Tiger surrounded by the words, “The rest is just as important as the work.” At the beginning of a new semester,...

Just keep swimming: Taking time for self-care

Just keep swimming: Taking time for self-care

Ways to self-care, find positivity during stressful academic times and cultivate motivation
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter October 20, 2022

As midterms wrap up and the number of days left in the semester starts to dwindle, the environment around Trinity may feel something akin to that of a graveyard. This change in energy and pace can often...

How to manage stress during finals season

How to manage stress during finals season

From taking care of yourself to decompressing with music, there are many tools students can use to keep their mental health up during finals.
Emma Power, Pulse Reporter April 28, 2022

Finals season is one of the most daunting aspects of being a college student. Between the late-night study sessions and the early morning cramming, finals can take a toll on the health and well-being of...

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Acknowledging the intricate relationship between physical and mental health

Dana Nichols February 19, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutIn a time where diet culture is found everywhere and fitness gurus flood our Instagram explore page, it's easy to get swept up in the overwhelming pressure to be as physically...

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Reclaiming your creativity from the stress of academia

Noelle Barrera October 3, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderI think that I used to actually enjoy writing once, maybe? Writing for fun, even. I remember being young, making up stories for personal enjoyment and even creating illustrations...

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What self-care method should you try according to your sign?

Natasha Sahu September 30, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutAries: Work outDear fire sign, what do you have all that extra energy for? You need to burn it off by doing something to tire you out. Go on a run, bike, slap some punching...

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What makes a relationship truly “toxic?”

Dana Nichols September 30, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutEvery relationship in our lives has its ups and downs. Friends and lovers come and go, and nobody’s relationship with their family is 100 percent positive. That being...

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Resist the urge to do everything

Natalia Salas August 22, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutI’ve recently become increasingly aware of how obsessed we are with productivity. We often brag about how busy we are and how little sleep we get. In fact, 40 percent...

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Don’t stress about it: Taking care of your mental health

Lori Kinkler January 29, 2019

There are many reasons why students visit Counseling Services; anxiety is often one of them. Students frequently come to me after having received a whole host of mixed messages. Most are aware of the rising...

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Abandoning past new years’ resolutions

Kayla Padilla January 23, 2019

A new year marks old disordered eating habits masked as “healthy eating.” Every year until this year, my resolution was to lose weight. It’s important to note, however, that I have never...

How you know it’s time to go home

Mathilde Le Tacon November 8, 2018

It’s Friday or Saturday night; you’ve gotten your work done, and now you want to go out and celebrate with no particular end time in mind. There’s nothing wrong with going with the flow...

Trinitys transgender student group offers a safe space

Trinity’s transgender student group offers a safe space

Noelle Barrera November 8, 2018

The fall semester of 2018 marks the fourth year of Trinity's transgender student support group, which meets every other Wednesday. Originally co-facilitated by Richard Reams, associate director of Counseling...

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