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Start of semester brings mental health concerns

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

Students are returning from winter break this year with more mental health issues than normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Aurora Brinkman, clinical psychology graduate student, said she...

If finals has you stressed, this week's Ask Emma is made just for you.

Ask Emma: I’m stressed about finals

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 7, 2020

Dear Emma, I am super stressed for finals weeks — way more stressed than I normally am for finals. I think it’s a combination of online learning and just existing during a global pandemic. My classes...

As students log into Zoom again this week for classes, Emma sheds light on how to maintain momentum to finish out the semester.

Ask Emma: I lost all my motivation

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 30, 2020

Dear Emma, I had a really relaxing Thanksgiving break, but now I don’t have the motivation to do my classwork. I lost all the momentum I had going into the break, so now I’m worried about finishing...

No one likes to see an F on a test, paper or assignment. However, Emma has some tips on how to bounce back from a not-so-desirable grade.

Ask Emma: I failed a test

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 12, 2020

Dear Emma, I just got a test grade back and found out I failed … hard. I’ve never failed a test before, and I don’t know what to do. This kind of feels like the end of the world, or maybe just...

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.

Ask Emma: I need a better work-life balance

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief 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...

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

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

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter and columnist 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...

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.

Workouts, wellness during quarantine

HAYDYN WALLENDER 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...

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...

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

Mental health during self-isolation: A guide

HAYDYN WALLENDER 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,...

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