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On the Bright Side: Look for ways to volunteer

The community of Chadron supports the college a lot. Many businesses offering student discounts and very welcoming the college kids. I’m sure there are plenty of ways that we can offer students more activities off campus and somehow give back to the community at the same time.

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On the Bright Side : If you need help, reach out

Getting that validation to eradicate scenarios made up in your mind. Other times it’s panicking about very irrelevant things but it doesn’t show on the outside. In some serious cases it causes rapid breathing, sweaty palms, and your chest feeling very heavy. These are just examples of anxiety.

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On the Bright Side: Keep your family in the loop

So many times we are caught up in school, practice, work, clubs and just trying to get through the day we forget to check in with the people who want to see us succeed. The least that you can do is set aside 10 or 15 minutes to fill them in on the things going on in your life or how classes are going. Just catch up with them. 

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On the Bright Side: Look away from the screen

Are you judging someone’s latest Facebook post? Are you watching a Vine compilation? Are you reading the comments section to see people argue?

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Stop apologizing for being human

It’s easy to become a walking apology when you are aware that something in your life might not be 100 percent. Whether it be appearance or you might be  insecure about things.

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On the bright side: Be mindful of harmful eating habits

This negativity is extremely hard on college students. Many students are already struggling with what they want to do in life and who they want to be. Not everyone is set in their ways. This creates the perfect storm for college students to develop mental health issues and eating disorders.

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On The Bright Side: Fess up when you’re wrong

There are so many different reasons why we should admit when we are wrong, even if it’s a tough pill to swallow. I know how hard it is to admit mistakes, whether it be in a conversation with a friend or arguing a point in a paper.

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On The Bright Side: Written notes help boost other’s self esteem

Last year around this time I wrote about the post-it note challenge. You write positive and encouraging things on a post-it note and give the notes to people or just post them around. I want to do something similar this year to try and encourage those around us who are fighting silent battles or maybe […]

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Post what feels right

Over the last few days I have noticed a rise in supporting body acceptance on social media. Influencers on Instagram are posting “bare face” photos with captions supporting their natural look. I see some of my friends postings photos of them just waking up with captions like “I woke up like this #flawless.” 

After seeing so many people follow this trend that seems to fluctuate throughout the year, I decided to comment on it as well. 

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Order a pineapple pizza for the group

Take a deep breath; I need you to hear me out before you start yelling. There are a few subjects which make or break friendships; Harry Potter, Star Wars or Lord of the Rings, cake and ice cream with a fork or spoon, and yes, pineapple pizza. 

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