How to Deal with Anxiety as a Student

Many students take pride in their work and extract personal value from school. But sometimes, rather than taking the result of a test or project as an indicator of how well they did on the assignment, they take it further. As the teacher walks around handing students their graded papers, we feel elevated. It’s notContinue reading “How to Deal with Anxiety as a Student”

How to Regain a Sense of Control

While we are engaging them, thoughts feel productive because we release dopamine when we think we’re solving a problem. This allows us to remain hopeful for progress, despite the fact that the thoughts degrade into pointless rumination. I fell into a pattern indicative of this useless overthinking; let me know if it sounds like you.Continue reading “How to Regain a Sense of Control”

How To Stop Repetitive Thoughts

You’re reading this because you’ve been thinking of something repetitively. Because you can’t seem to shake the cycle of thoughts going through your mind, you have become frustrated. You may even recognize that they’re of no value to you, but for some reason, your mind is tempting you to dwell on these thoughts very oftenContinue reading “How To Stop Repetitive Thoughts”