Guest Post: My plate is full, but I will take 4 more courses

(CC0 image via Pixabay)
(CC0 image via Pixabay)

During this finals period, take a break to read the wise words of Touro Pharmacy student Sylvia Park on managing school, stress, and life:

I love to drink coffee. I just like it, or maybe I am addicted to it? I believe that coffee helps keep my daily life running. Why do I need coffee to run my life? As a mother, a full-time student, a daughter, and a wife, my day is always occupied with so many jobs and to-dos. It is not easy to balance all my tasks and roles, and I struggle every day. I have seen a few women who can handle all kinds of jobs in their lives, but they were few, and I see them as a superhuman. 

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Exams, papers, classes: Don’t stress! Or maybe you should?!?

Take a few moments and listen to Health Psychologist Kelly McGonigal’s powerful TED Talk.  This 14 minute video could help you re-frame your “stress” mindset, and adjust your reaction to the stresses of student life.

http://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend
http://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend

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