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Health Mental Health

As young women, we all tend to overreact to some very normal life problems. Whether our hair isn’t behaving or we have a huge zit on our face, our minds can wander into the danger zone of blowing the situation completely out of proportion. There are a million things in this world that we shouldn’t worry about, but we do anyway. However, focusing on the positive things in life and not worrying about the little things is totally possible! Here are some of the most relevant worries we have and the best ways to calm yourself down when you’re freaking out about them. 1. You have “nothing to wear...
Most collegiettes know the feeling: You sit down to take a test and you feel a few butterflies in the pit of your stomach. You go over definitions and formulas in your head one last time, take a deep breath and pick up your pencil with a steady hand. But what if that’s not what happens? What if you sit down to take a test and your mind suddenly goes blank, your stomach twists itself into knots and you start to feel faint? Sound familiar? You’re experiencing test anxiety, a very real type of anxiety that sets in before a test or exam. “Everyone becomes anxious before an exam,” says Dr. Roy...
COLLEGE. It’s an exciting word, but also a terrifying one. After months of endless applications, emotional acceptances and rejections, and difficult decisions, you’re finally ready to pack your bags and go. Or are you?  As your departure date draws closer, you’re probably suffering from some serious pre-college anxiety. You’ll have to make new friends, adjust to new academic expectations and learn how to live away from home.  That’s a lot of new—no wonder you’re nervous! But never fear: we’ve compiled a list of some tried-and-true ways to calm down and get excited about the next four years of...