This section contains a collection of articles about stress reduction, mental fitness, emotional wellness, and healthy relationships across human differences.  Here is where you will also find the "Relax. Reflect. Resolve." blog. 

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Emotional Wellness

Be Grateful and Be Healthy

As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, take a moment to learn about why expressing gratitude can make you healthier!

The Seven Tasks of Adolescence: Task 5 - Planning for the Future
Emotional Wellness

The Seven Tasks of Adolescence: Task 5 - Planning for the Future

As our kids get older, we start to expect that they’ll begin to become more involved in the planning and construction of their own future. So, why are so many teens so resistant to our help?

Relax. Reflect. Resolve.

“There’s Always a Moped”

Use what can be easily found in your environment to help you relax.

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Emotional Wellness

Avoid the Avoidance Cycle

How to recognize the powerful pull of avoidance so that you can find ways around it.

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Mental Fitness

What Happens When We Eliminate Boredom?

Right there in your pocket, you have a device that can entertain your brain any time you want, and you'll never have to feel bored again. But, is there a cost to never being bored?

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Emotional Wellness

The Seven Tasks of Adolescence: Task 4 - Contending with Adult Authority

What do we do when our teens start to realize the scary truth that adults are just humans with failings, and that they maybe don’t have to believe everything that they have been told?

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ACT Episode 8: Value Guided Living

This video concludes the ACT series with a focus on clarifying your values so you are able to direct your time and energy towards value guided living.

Relax. Reflect. Resolve.

What’s up with your Inner Supervisor?

Having a harsh and critical "inner supervisor" can make it harder for you to be your best self both at home and at work.

Embracing Winter Through Hygge

Hygge (HOO-GAH), a mindful positive perspective.

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Emotional Wellness

The Seven Tasks of Adolescence: Task 3 - Harnessing Emotions

How to weather the emotional storms of your teenager... without losing your cool!

Emotional Wellness

6 Tips 6 Hours a Week to a Stronger Relationship

Check out these 6 tips for improving your relationship!

World Mental Health Day October 10, 2017
Emotional Wellness @ Work

Take Advantage of MSU Mental Health Services on World Mental Health Day!

Today happens to be World Mental Health Day, and it turns out that MSU offers a wide range of accessible programs and services that can help improve your mental health. So, why not take care of yourself and try one today?

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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