Opinion

31 Mar Adjustment

Transitioning and adjusting to University may come with various new challenges. When adjusting, students usually go through a lot of emotions such as anger, stress, anxiety, anticipation, and excitement. Good adjustment is when individuals are in tune with themselves and their new environment or circumstances....

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28 Feb What is Self Love?

By Sithembiso Mnguni A lot of people have been socialised to view self-love as a luxury, some believe that they are not deserving of self-love or any kind of love. Self-love is a necessity and taking time for oneself is not selfish. It is the most...

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12 Jun Helping Someone Who Is Suicidal!

“I think someone I know might be suicidal. What do I do?” Suicide is a complex, public health problem of global dimension with almost one million people annually dying from suicide world-wide. While there is no fool proof way to predict suicide, understanding how to support...

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29 Jan The Importance of Mentorship

“A mentorship is a relationship between two people where the individual with more experience, knowledge, and connections is able to pass along what they have learned to a more junior individual within a certain field.” (https://www.wes.org/advisor-blog/definition-of-mentorship/) Positive youth development research has found that mentorship can be beneficial...

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15 Nov Having An Attitude of Gratitude

In general terms, gratitude is a feeling that occurs in exchange-based relationships when one person acknowledges receiving a valuable benefit from another; with benefits referring to both interpersonal gifts and relationships of value. In this way, gratitude can be seen as both a state and...

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