is obviously important to performing well on your
final exams but maybe a little magic wouldn't hurt.
The library has laid in a stock of Guatemalan Worry
Dolls. Legend has it that in the highland villages
of traditional Guatemalan Indians, small dolls are
used to carry a person's worries away while they
your problem with a Worry Doll. Before going to
bed tell one worry to each doll, then place them
beneath your pillow. While you sleep, the dolls
take your worries away.
by the Reference Desk and pick-up a Worry Doll.
any given point in time a law student is experiencing
stress. You could be experiencing Acute,
Episodic Acute, or Chronic
stress has an immediate onset, instantly throwing
the body into crisis-control mode. In an acutely
stressful situation, such as a minor traffic accident,
a looming deadline at work, or an argument with
your spouse or loved one, you are assessing the
stressor and developing the best strategy for solving
type of stress is episodic acute. An example of
this form of stress includes ongoing worry about
finances, work, etc. It also encompasses “Type
A” behavior, which is characterized by competitive
drive, anger or impatience with others, and the
need to attain personal perfection in all tasks.
type of stress is chronic, which simply means it’s
an ongoing, unrelenting form of stress. Examples
of situations that contribute to chronic stress
are job and family pressures, sleep deprivation,
and strained roles at work or at home. Chronic stress,
because it is an unrelenting form of stress, poses
the most serious risk to your health and should
be addressed immediately.
with stress usually means taking care of yourself.
You know the drill: wash your hands often (to prevent
illness), eat well (not fast food!,) get plenty
of rest, and take your vitamins. Taking short mental
breaks also helps. A little light reading, playing
a game, or putting together a puzzle can help. During
finals you'll find puzzles or other games on both
the Circulation and Reference desks. Please feel
free to add a piece or two.
ExpressO service is now available for
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40 law reviews still require hard copy submission
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you'd like to take advantage of the ExpressO
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If you need additional information, feel free
to stop by the Reference Desk and ask questions.