Embrace Your Stress and Anxiety!

“As of this post, we’re two weeks into January. By now you’ve come back to school and the serenity you felt while at home for the holidays may have vanished the minute you stepped back on campus. While it can be nice to get back to work, if you’re overly anxious or completely overwhelmed, you may be wishing that you weren’t so stressed, weren’t so anxious, that these feelings didn’t get in the way of your work, or that they would vanish completely. Upon telling others this, you may have also been told “anxiety is a good thing”. While I don’t like when people say this, the statement is partially true but should be rephrased: the right amount of anxiety is a good thing!

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/embrace-your-stress-and-anxiety#ixzz2Hz5dbgQY
Inside Higher Ed

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