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The Importance of Relaxation: For your Life and Others

It’s time to relax. Yes, put down your phone and close your eyes, take deep breaths. Are you calm? Wonderful! People get consumed in the hustle and bustle of their daily lives, they forget that their bodies need to recharge every now and then (Goldsmith, 2013). In many cultures we are supposed to “keep grinding”… Continue reading The Importance of Relaxation: For your Life and Others

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Individuals with Disabilities: Differences in Accommodations from College to the Workforce

Going through school with a disability can have numerous setbacks on your overall academic achievement, especially if you don’t qualify for access services or state assistance. This is a growing issue as now some people are finding themselves being turned away because they are not disabled enough, or they may have a documented disability although… Continue reading Individuals with Disabilities: Differences in Accommodations from College to the Workforce

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Reinforcing my Decisions – Psychology

In my psychology class yesterday, we learned about the humanist perspective on personality. This perspective details, “…the ability to help people deal with life more successfully.” During class yesterday I really connected with the humanist perspective. One of my reasons is whenever I generally see someone in distress; I have this natural instinct to offer my… Continue reading Reinforcing my Decisions – Psychology

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Stereotyping and Prejudice

I have seen the dangers of prejudice, and consequently their effects. Before college I was the target of severe bullying and in some cases coerced into doing things I felt uncomfortable with. It began in grade school where being one of the few kids that stuttered awarded me the nicknames of: Freak, weirdo, moron, and… Continue reading Stereotyping and Prejudice

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Christmas, College, Vacation, and a New Year

I haven’t been posting since I’ve been finishing finals for college and Christmas was coming up fast. Also I just returned from a vacation with my family. To quickly catch you all up, my grades were more than I expected for this quarter, I got all 4.0’s! Overall, I’d say despite some obstacles of frustration… Continue reading Christmas, College, Vacation, and a New Year