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By Simone Figueroa, Co-Founder and President, U-Thrive Educational Services What can’t you change about yourself? When U-Thrive Educational Services asked college students this question the answers ranged from: “the core of who we are, to our height and hair color, to familial predispositions that are ingrained in us from a young age.” While it is true thatContinue reading “What Can’t You Change About Yourself?”
By Simone Figueroa, Co-Founder and President, U-Thrive Educational Services The Negativity Bias is a psychological phenomenon in which humans give more weight to bad experiences than good ones. Evolutionarily, this phenomenon was advantageous and helped keep us alive when there was an imminent physical threat to our existence, such as a tiger rustling in theContinue reading “Recognizing Negativity Bias and Cultivating Positivity Bias”
Mental and Emotional Wellness Programs: The Missing Puzzle Piece to the College Mental Health Crisis
By Simone Figueroa, Co-Founder and President U-Thrive Educational Services There is no shortage of alarming statistics highlighting how many young adults ages 18 to 24 are struggling with their mental health, ranging from depression and debilitating stress and anxiety to seriously contemplating suicide. Throughout the month of September, attention has been increasingly drawn toContinue reading “Mental and Emotional Wellness Programs: The Missing Puzzle Piece to the College Mental Health Crisis”
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