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Ask Emma: I need a better work-life balance

Finding the right balance between school, work and personal time is hard. Emma tackles this topic by suggesting people to intentionally set certain hours to relax and unwind.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

September 17, 2020

Dear Emma,  I'm really struggling to maintain my work-life boundaries, and I’m not really sure the best way to go about fixing that. It's pretty much impossible to take a day off from my job, although I keep trying for some reason. I feel bad when I'm not constantly available and able to respo...

‘This will help … people to develop a stronger sense of self’

Two WSU alumni created the idea for the Mindfulness-Based Emotional and Social Intelligence Certificate, which is offered for honors college students.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter

July 13, 2020

For the WSU Honors College students questioning the meaning of life, the college now offers a certificate program called the Mindfulness-Based Emotional and Social Intelligence Certificate. Honors College Dean Grant Norton said the new certification is granted to those in the Honors College with the compl...

Workouts, wellness during quarantine

Exercising at home is different from what some gym rats might be used to. For others, maybe quarantine is a chance to get into fitness. Regardless, here are some tips for self-directed success.

HAYDYN WALLENDER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2020

Friends, I know this quarantine sucks. We’ve been stuck inside our houses with limited contact to people and the outside world, and who would have thought it was going to be as hard as it is? But while the rest of the world is closed, you can do things in your own house that are a fun alternative...

Mental health care stigma and resources in Pullman

Mental health care stigma and resources in Pullman

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2020

Though changes are occurring, many people still experience stigma connected to mental health issues and attending therapy. “We know from research that there is a stigma toward people with psychological disorders or mental illnesses,” said Aurora Brinkman, a graduate student in the clinical ps...

Mental health during self-isolation: A guide

It can be hard to keep your mental health in check when you can't see friends. Here are some things to help.

HAYDYN WALLENDER, Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2020

Quarantine sounded like a great idea at the time. Now, a week has passed and students are becoming increasingly agitated and stressed. Mental health is declining and school persists. Washington State, like hundreds of other universities, has resorted to online classes to complete the school year....

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