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Back to School for College Students

    Whether you’ve just moved into your dorm or are returning to campus for the third or fourth time, getting into the swing of things after a long break can be daunting. College requires quite a bit more initiative than high school did, and some students’ experience with their Read More

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New Year Resolutions – Keep a Journal

In 1998, the Journal of Instructional Psychology published a study about journal writing and how it is able to improve students’ performance in class and lower testing anxieties and psychological reactions.  This is one of the reasons why keeping a journal has become one of the top New Year Resolutions Read More

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New Year Resolutions – Losing Weight

This is the perfect time to talk about losing weight what with all the festivities of the holiday season resulting in added pounds and the feeling of being bloated by the rich food and drinks of the past months. Luckily, you can start immediately on this New Year’s Resolution with Read More

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New Year Resolutions – To Read More

Last October a new survey was released stating that fewer Americans are reading traditional printed books while e-book readers are not increasing at all in volume. Yet one of the top 10 New Year Resolutions of 2015 was “to read more.” One of the reasons reading is so high on Read More

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New Year Resolutions – Get A New Hobby

The hobby industry in the United States is worth $18 billion as of September 2015. Hobbies come from fun ideas that people are passionate about and willing to spend time and resources on so it’s not surprising that starting a new hobby is one of the top New Year Resolutions Read More

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New Year Resolutions – Enjoy Life

Last New Year, “to enjoy life” was one of the top 5 New Year Resolutions made by more than 44% of Americans. A deeper look into the lifestyle of the average American will show why life is becoming harder to enjoy. Take a look at these situations: Are you assuming Read More

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New Year Resolutions – Spend Less, Save More

In the first quarter of 2015, Americans spent less but were not able to save more. This is according to a study done by Market Watch which credits the trend to lower fuel prices and falling inflation. Savings rose only by 0.5% as Americans increased spending on movie tickets, groceries, Read More

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