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How to Break a Bad Habit

By Brandon Bieltz, University Communications, Thursday, January 7, 2021 The start of the new year is a great time to pick up a new habit that'll help you reach your goals. It's also a chance to leave a bad habit behind. Both are equally hard, but Carolina social psychologist Steven Buzinski explains how you can do […]

Putting Self-compassion into Practice

By Emilie Poplett, University Communications, Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 UNC-Chapel Hill researcher Karen Bluth studies self-compassion and the role it plays in supporting mental health, particularly in teens. Here she offers a few tools for practicing self-compassion. We’re taught in our kindergarten classrooms to be kind to others. But what about being kind to ourselves? Self-compassion […]

Advice from a Carolina Expert: How to Reach Your Goals

Happy New Year Tar Heels! 2020 was nothing short of challenging, leaving many of our goals and aspirations untouched or unfinished. As we all look forward to a fresh start, University Career Services Associate Director Stephenie McIntyre, M.A., has great advice for bringing your goals into fruition in 2021. Reflect: What did you learn in […]