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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Tobacco

Another reason to quit: smoking and tobacco use can cause stress. Some tobacco users believe that smoking is a stress reducer, but the opposite can be true — it can impact your sleep, your body’s ability to fight infection, and your overall health.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Alcohol & Other Drugs

Have you ever heard that alcohol and other drugs reduce stress, are “an outlet” or “an escape from reality?” The reality is that alcohol and other drugs can create more stress. How? By potentially causing health, impairment, and legal problems.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Time Management

Ever feel overwhelmed with approaching deadlines or anxious about having many things to do and not enough time to do them? While it’s natural to feel that way at times, learning to manage your time and having a plan to help you get organized and set priorities will help ease the stress.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Relationships

Starting, maintaining, and ending relationships can all be stressful. Is your relationship stressing you out?

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Sleep

Stress and sleep problems often go hand-in-hand. It can be hard to know how to improve your sleep when you’re stressed and how to reduce stress when you’re having trouble sleeping.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Relaxation

Relaxing your body and mind can help you manage stress and improve your concentration, productivity, and overall well-being. Read on for some helpful techniques!

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Exercise

Physical activity provides immediate stress relief as well as long-term stress management — just 20-30 minutes of walking per day, for example, can give you more energy, help you put things in perspective, improve your sleep, sharpen your mental productivity, and boost your self-confidence.

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First Year Five: 5 Ways to Thrive Your 1st Year at UGA

It’s your first year at one of the top schools in the nation, the University of Georgia. Now what?

You may be living on your own for the first time, having to learn how to study effectively and efficiently, learning what to feed yourself, or making new friendships. Being a first year student can be a hard adjustment because there are so many changes happening all at once. Below are FIVE tips to help you thrive during your first semester at UGA.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Nutrition

Did you know? Healthy eating plays a crucial role in your ability to deal with times of extra stress — a balanced diet will help you stay focused, alert, energetic, and healthy.

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