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Feeling Stressed? You’re Not Alone

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 | Posted in News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

If you’re a USF student born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, you’re probably familiar with at least two of the terms used to describe your generation:  “Generation Y” and “Millennials.”  But, have you heard the term “Generation Stress”?  According to an article recently published in The Huffington Post, the American Psychological Association identified Millennials as the most stressed demographic.  Read the full article here.

There are numerous ways to reduce stress!  You can: take a walk, talk to a friend, take a few deep breaths, listen to music,  meditate, dance, sing, laugh or close your eyes and relax. Did you also know that you can come to the FMHI Library?

Here are the “Top 5 Ways to De-Stress, Library Style”:

  • Find a quiet corner to study alone.
  • Meet friends for a group study session.
  • Ask the librarians for assistance with research projects, finding information, and developing other library skills.
  • Practice presentations (in our hi-tech classroom) so that you don’t get the in-class jitters.
  • Relax, knowing that you’re in a safe environment where people support you!

(“The ‘No Stress’ Sticker,” Morton Fox, 2006)


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