In theory, self-care is a great concept â€” it simply means taking care of yourself. However, like most concepts that become popularized by social media, self-care has evolved into an Instagramable, trendy movement, shifting it away from looking inward and taking care of yourself physically, emotionally and mentally.
A time that can be overwhelming and hectic, the last weeks of the spring semester may have you wondering if youâ€™ll ever make it through to summer. Fortunately, thereâ€™s a lot of ways to â€œspring cleanâ€ your mind to help combat the end-of-the-year struggle.
Next time school or work gets you down, try flipping through some of these Netflix series for an instant smile across your face.
If internship hunting was not stressful enough, finding housing for an internship that relocates you is certainly anxiety-inducing.
As the semester starts to wind down with stress-filled weeks leading up to finals, de-stress by cracking open … a book. That’s right. Spending your downtime with a good book has many benefits that can help you relax and improve your brain functions.
You might have thought you left the days of Crayola crayons and coloring books in elementary school, but it looks like coloring may be more beneficial now in college than during our childhood!
It can be far too easy to slump into bed after a long day of classes and tell yourself that you will figure out everything when you morning. Sound familiar? College students everywhere struggle to create a relaxing pre-bedtime routine that can set them up for success.Â
Both candles and tea are the perfect way to relax the body and relieve unnecessary stress â€“ and work even better together. Pulling together the best of both worlds, there are tea infused candles that use aromatherapy to banish stress and promote relaxation.
Stressed? Sore? Sick? There’s an oil for that. Organic approaches to health practices and self-care are becoming evermore popular, especially through the use of essential oils. The
The mind is one of the most critical components of a healthy body. There are many factors that contribute to stress, but one way to understand this is by considering the existence of â€œfight or flightâ€Â â€” a reaction from the body that occurs when it is in a life or death situation.
Life can get crazy, so here a few small tips to manage your stress and create more balance in your life.
We should take a step back and gain some perspective through words that can get us through the week and through life.
VALLEY put together a few ways you can turn your bedroom into a quiet, stress-free living and sleeping space.
Here is VALLEYâ€™s guide on how to start your own personal log and how it can help you live healthier and happier.
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