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Does Failure Motivate Students?

By Roxio Roman   As a college student I have always been interested in the inner workings of education. As a Psychology major I developed a special interest in why it works, or doesn’t. What are the aspects of education that we as students, parents and teachers should look out for, protect, defend, or sometimes… Read more »

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Online Shopping Addiction

by Katherine Todd   Due to the rising presence of the internet in our daily lives, online shopping addictions are becoming more common. Like compulsive shopping, online shopping addiction is detrimental to one’s personal, professional, and financial lives. In some ways, though, online shopping is more hazardous to one’s finances than offline compulsive shopping. Because… Read more »

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Understanding Compulsive Shopping

 by Katherine Todd     I have always loved to shop. I shop in order to relax from a long, stressful day. So, how does casual, relaxing shopping turn into an uncontrollable impulse that damages your personal, professional, and financial well being? Compulsive shopping is defined as an uncontrollable and impulsive urge to shop. It… Read more »

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Keeping the Romance Alive in a Long Distance Relationship

          It can be hard to keep romance alive when you are miles away from the person you love. It is difficult for many couples to keep the spark ignited even when they live in close proximity or in the same household together. However, for long distance relationships, it can be… Read more »

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social networking, facebook

“I’m not procrastinating; I’m building social capital:” Two Ways You’re Being Productive on Facebook

All too often, I’ve gotten off Facebook and realized that somehow two hours have gone by. I’m always surprised, wondering how I could’ve possibly spent that long on the popular social networking site that we all know and love (and sometimes hate). It’s probably not that difficult for fellow users to imagine the types of… Read more »

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Intimacy issues, relationship advice, psychalive

Rebuilding Intimacy after Tragedy: How to Help Your Partner Cope

By Lindsay Larson There is nothing sadder than when a loved one suffers from a personal tragedy. Our heart goes out to them and all we want is to be there for them. However tragedy, which can vary from the loss of a close relative to surviving a rape, has a traumatic impact on an… Read more »

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