Stress Management

What's On HBO: November

Now that we’ve hit November, we can finally begin to bridge the gap between the holidays. Since finals are coming up, you'll need some study breaks and what better way to unwind than with a movie? Use our guide to cut down on the stress of wading through your watchlist!

1. Practical Magic (1998)

What's On HBO: October

It’s officially spooky season, so now’s the time to give yourself a mental break and dive into all the creepy movies you need to face your fears! HBO Max is chock full of horror classics, but here’s our top recs.

1. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1976)

Cop Some Z’s

Do you wake up feeling like you haven’t even rested during the night? If you’re like the average college student, chances are pretty high. Not getting enough sleep makes it hard to be awake and can affect our performance, too, so it’s important to learn why and how we can repair our sleep.

What happens when we are sleep deprived:

Meditation Spotlight: Box Breathing

It’s an exciting time of the year—the semester is just beginning and classes are getting on their way. With so much going on, sometimes it can be overwhelming to keep on top of everything as you learn to manage your new schedule and without the right tools, alleviating the feeling can be difficult. One tried and true method for stress management is meditation. In this meditation spotlight we focus on a simple technique that can be done from anywhere: box breathing, also called four square breathing.

What’s On? For the Tearjerker Tycoon

Need a sad movie to cheer you up? In this installment, we cover the cathartically sad movies that will play with your emotions in all the right ways.

Awakenings (1990)

How Are You?

We’re pushing through the Spring semester, and with that comes exams, papers, and other assignments. For some of us, this can be a stressful time with feelings of anxiety and burnout, so now is a good opportunity to check in with your mental health and evaluate how you’re doing. If you find that you are struggling, there are resources available to Sun Devils to help us out and get us back on the path to success. Below are five questions to ask yourself to assess how your mental health is doing and some tips to help bring balance.

Meditation Spotlight: Mindful Breathing

Have you heard of meditation but are not sure on where to start? Maybe you’ve tried it before but didn’t have the success you were looking for. Read on for some tips and recommendations on starting your own meditation routine as well as a suggested meditation you can practice anywhere!

Pass the Spring Semester

It’s a new semester and a new year, and with it a new chance to do well in our academics! Sometimes the beginning of a new semester can be overwhelming and we might not know where to start to get the most out of our classes. Never fear! Here are some tips to help you do well this semester and avoid stress:

Building a Better You in 2022

The new year is here, and many of us seek to improve ourselves with hopes and goals for the coming year. Whether it is to build your strength and endurance, keep organized, ace all your spring classes, or any other goal you want to crush this new year, here are some tips to help you create a better you in 2022.

American Horror Story: Double Feature Starts Strong

The tenth season of FX’s horror anthology looks promising.  The creatures shown in the teasers for the first part of the season, which is called American Horror Story: Red Tide, seem more reminiscent of vampires than sirens, which many fans were expecting.

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