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Sunday, October 20, 2019
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4 tips to keep your calm when you live with other people

Crowded at home? Here are some tips for creating personal space, managing distractions, and keeping the peace.
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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started college after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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How to react less and enjoy more this holiday season

Rate this article and enter to winThe holidays are coming up, and I know two things for certain: (1) My aunt will re-gift me an old book and pretend she bought it for me,...

True grit: How to push through and move forward

Rate this article for a chance to winAs a student, you’re probably pretty familiar with stress. You might also have wondered why some of your peers seem to handle their challenges relatively easily while...

Bicker better: The constructive approach to arguing

 Most of us are pretty bad at arguing. We tend to react rather than respond, often mocking and caricaturing our opponent. As a result, we don’t hear, and vice versa, we aren’t heard.Dealing with...
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Less fighting, more freedom: How to deal with family frustration

Rate this article and enter to winFrom DNA to embarrassing childhood stories, we share a lot with our families. But we don’t always share the same views. Family members tend to be the people...
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Ask the doc: What else can I do besides exercising to keep my diabetes...

“Diabetes runs in my family. What else can I do besides exercising to keep my risk low?”—Bryan, Newberg, OregonBryan,There are two types of diabetes, so it depends on which type runs in your family.Type...
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The family flowchart: What’s your parent’s style?

Rate this article and enter to win“Leave me alone!” you scream as you slam your bedroom door. “Fine. But no phone for a week,” your parent answers back. “What?!” you yell. “That’s so unfair!”Sound...