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What are the mental challenges academics face in the pursuit of success?

Studying concepts, researching, collecting data, and being expected to create a new tool or idea can cause immense pressure on a student. High standards, fierce competition, and a relentless pursuit of academic success can all contribute to academic pressure, which can seriously negatively impact students’ mental health. Many individuals may contribute to this pressure,...

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Fear is your fuel

Fear is a beautiful thing. The social story, however, is that it’s something to, well, fear. You see, when fear presents itself, the body goes into a state of panic – the two most significant symptoms are increased heart rate, and shallow breath. Though these responses are physiologically sound, in that they serve the...