That's right, you read that correctly. I am calling you out on all of your excuses and asking you why? Why do you give yourself reasons to not do things. Are you just trying to make yourself feel a little better for giving up on yourself, because that is what you are doing. Yes, I am being mean...but the truth hurts.
Today, you could come up with a handful of excuses why you did not accomplish something because literally anything could happen. It's a mad world out there, the sky is the limit.
So you made up a lie to your professor to get out of an assignment... congratulations, you just got off the hook... fast forward to the future and you have gotten no where academically. Huh? Wonder why!?
Maybe instead of coming up with excuses or blaming others for your shortcomings you should get your s**t done!
The business I work for got sold last week and I decided not to interview for a more corporate and generic job position with the new company.
Am I a fool? Am I missing a huge opportunity? The new company is a billion dollar business that offers benefits and 401k to its employees. Why didn't I take the interview you ask?
I AM STRESSED OUT!
This unwarranted and unexpected change has shaken my mood up lately, and I decided I need to take some time for myself. I am a senior in college and am graduating in May with my Bachelors degree, I figure I need to focus on me and my education.
Enough about me, let's talk about what everyone can do to for themselves and their mental health. This mental health article discusses great methods people can take to comfort their minds. Article source: University of Michigan.
When people think of college they think of alcohol consumption, it seems the two go hand-in-hand. College students love to party and binge drinking is extremely frequent while at school. It may be all fun and games for some students, but harmful college-drinking is a "significant health problem," according to this college drinking article.
Drinking while attending college has become a "ritual" in America. Teens come out of high school and cannot wait to party it up at their new college or university. Alcohol consumption has become an "integral part" of students' higher education. It is so normal for college kids go out heavy drinking with their buddies 3x or more a week, and they do not think anything bad of it. Students may not realize this now, but there are terrible consequences of binge drinking. It is important for students to understand what could happen to them from heavy partying with alcohol....
Do you talk to yourself or ask a million questions in your head? This video perfectly illustrates how it feels to deal with anxiety, and the constant worrying that it can bring. Relax, breathe and understand this is just another day. YOU GOT THIS!
During college, students are figuring out how to manage their time properly and get their school assignments completed. If that means staying up until 4 o'clock in the morning, then so be it. That is how students are thinking these days, and that is the completely wrong way to manage your time.
Sleep is one of the most important things the human body needs. SUNY Geneseo posted a great digital article that discusses how college students can make the most of the sleep they do get. Students think getting 12 hours of sleep a day on the weekends will make up for the late night study jams during the week. This is false. According to this article, by SUNY Geneseo, irregular sleep patterns throughout the week can screw with your sleep cycle and actually make it more difficult to fall asleep.
Some things you can do to take get the sleep you need include the following:
1. Drink less alcohol. Yeah, it may make you pass out faster, but you will feel like crap in the m...
This video perfectly illustrates mental health issues college students are facing. It also sheds light on how to help people you think might be struggling. Instead of judging, ignoring, bullying or shaming people who are struggling, lend a helping hand!
This video is funny because it is so relevant to college life for students today. These are the problems, how you choose to handle them is your prerogative. Laugh at the humor, but think about the serious side of this video, the stress and pressure that college brings to students lives. Take care of your body by staying hydrated and getting enough sleep. Keep on keeping on and revel in your accomplishments.
So much more is expected of college students today because there are so much more opportunities and possibilities in the modern world. That is probably why America's students are the most stressed out they have ever been. Recognize the stress in your life and look for ways to relieve it. Watch this short video and learn more about just how stressed out we are.
People may look at suicide as a selfish act, but it is mental health that is the problem. Why is it that 1 in 12 students have thought of killing themselves? There are many factors that go into the entire college experience, but I think the one thing it lacks is the education and awareness of mental health issues. Things get left unnoticed or friends do not believe the issues is as serious as it really. Reality check, if you even get the slightest idea that someone may be struggling do not be afraid to lend a helping hand. You have no idea how much of an impact you could have on someones life. Read this article and become fully aware of the issues with suicide that our current generation of American students has to deal with