Tag Archives: social work

Movies for Mental Health

Last week I attended the Movies for Mental Health event here (online) at USG! This event was put together by the help of many student organizations at USG such as Social Work Student Association, Psychology Student Association, Latinx Student Association, … Continue reading

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Comfort Zones vs. Self-Growth

“Comfort, the enemy of progress” -P.T. Barnum Breaking out of your comfort zone is hard. It’s scary and uncomfortable but the greatest growth comes from stepping outside our comfort zones. Think to yourself when you experienced the most personal growth, … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Mental Health Tips for Students

As a social work student, I am particularly concerned with self-care and mental health for students. It is no secret to anyone who is a student that tackling our studies can be incredibly stressful. We all tend to start out … Continue reading

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Candid read: The truth about spring semester

I like to think that I have a researcher’s brain. I love to investigate, search for facts, statistics and stories to quench my curiosity. This week when I started to feel worn down by the semester, I naturally began to … Continue reading

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Simple tips for a successful group project

Effective group work can be an excellent cooperative learning tool. Team members typically bring different perspectives to a subject and with that, a platform is created to understand a topic better. In my research class, we were recently asked to … Continue reading

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It’s the final countdown…

Yes, I titled my blog after Europe’s 1986 hit song: The Final Countdown. 😊 I had a couple of things due this past week: a presentation, paper, and an online test. I was mentally prepared to tackle them and felt … Continue reading

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7 things I am thankful for!

This is what is probably on your mind right now: cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, gravy, pies, stuffing and that good ol’ Thanksgiving turkey! With all these thoughts racing through your mind, I thought of making my post short and sweet. … Continue reading

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How to Ace that Mid-Term: Spaced Learning?

When I was in high school in Kenya, I believed that you had to quantify or measure the time you spend preparing for a paper. The more hours I spent reading, the more I felt I had accomplished a successful … Continue reading

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7 tips that helped this mom start graduate school successfully

Parenting is hard by itself, now go ahead and throw employment and graduate school on top of that. Sounds like a recipe for chaos, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can accomplish graduate school while working … Continue reading

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