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Technological Wellness

Jan. 12, 2024
Technological Wellness
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Diving Deeper Into Self-Esteem

Aug. 23, 2023
The phrase “self-esteem” describes how one sees their own value and worth, and i is made up of a number of components, including perceptions of ourselves and the perceptions of others. These perceptions are influenced by a myriad of factors such as stress, genetics, family dyanmics, discrimination, and illnesses. The following article discusses examples of low, healthy, and excessive self- esteem and gives practical ways to improve your self-esteem. For example, practicing self-care and self- compassion or rejecting comparisons and perfectionism are methods of improving your self-esteem.
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It's Okay to Not Be Okay

June 6, 2023
It's Okay to Not Be Okay

Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Children Following the Gun Violence in Buffalo and Uvalde

May 26, 2022
These last few weeks in the United States have rocked many of our worlds as gun violence has killed innocent people in subway cars, a grocery store, a church and most recently in an elementary school close to us here in Texas. It is devastating that the gun violence has disproportionately targeted Black and Brown communities, and was perpetrated in the common, everyday places where we all go, where we travel, where we gather and nourish ourselves, and where we send our children to learn and grow.

Nothing New for Now

Feb. 21, 2022

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Navigating the Lingering Impact of Winter Storm Uri

Feb. 26, 2021
Campus has re-opened and the snow has melted from Winter Storm Uri last week, and yet for many of us the impacts continue to linger in many ways.

Best ways to support children and yourself during this difficult time

June 23, 2020

Many of us are having to take on multiple roles playing parent, employee, and teacher for children in our care. We are not meant to play all these roles at once even when things are “normal.”

It is especially difficult to parent 24/7 with no support system. We are unable to reach for family, friends, and childcare that sustained us prior to the pandemic. We are having to come to terms with being unable to ‘do it all’—it is physically impossible to be the best parent and best employee and all this while managing intense emotion from you and your child around a global pandemic.

Adapting to a Crisis Condition

May 19, 2020

The Chronicle of Higher Education offers this thoughtful article that explores how we might adapt to the conditions of crisis. We at the EAP are especially moved by the invitation to self-compassion, normalizing and validating the emotions that might be arising, and the article helps offer a framework for what might be most important in current times —focusing on nourishing ourselves, caring for our family, and connecting with others where we can.

You can read the full article here: