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Reflection & Self Care

Stress Management and Wellness

Here at Mizzou, we want our students to feel supported. We know that life can get overwhelming for everyone, no matter where you are in your college career. Let’s go through a few options that we have on campus that…

Facing Fears: How to Embrace “Failure” at Work

Little misses at your job or internship can shape big wins for your future. For many college seniors, the summer before graduation is a great time to start building solid career foundations. Putting hard work into a summer internship for…

10 Ways to Calm Stress in 15 Minutes or Less

Projects, papers and exams are upon us and December can be a really stressful time for most students. Here are 10 ways to manage stress and practice self-care, excerpted from the Healthline.com wellness blog. 1. Chew gum Chewing is a…

How to Avoid Zoom Fatigue

Excerpted from the Harvard Business Review Feeling drained or exhausted after a day of Zoom-based classes, work sessions or org meetings? You’re not alone!  Video calls force us to be more intentionally focused on conversations in…

Staying Connected While Apart!

You can tell summer is over and fall classes are about to begin… students are walking around campus, there is a buzz to the downtown district and street parking is full! And while it’s exciting to be on the verge…

Adjusting to COVID: Small "Wins"

Hey Tigers! We did it! We finished the semester! Although the switch to virtual learning was difficult, coronavirus couldn’t stop us from finishing strong. Also, congratulations to the Class of 2020,……

Student Support in COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues, the MU Career Center would like to take this time to discuss how to best use our services in these crazy times. While we are no longer on Mizzou’s campus, we are still holding our regular services…

Aim for Wellness

No matter what year you are in, college can seem very demanding of your time and energy, especially around mid-fall and early winter. Now is when you regret taking that 8 a.m. class, wishing you could curl back……

Grow Your Career

While doing research on “Career Growth”, I found an article with this advice: “If you want to grow in your career, you can’t be complacent,” and those words have been circulating in my head for quite…

Choosing Both Rest & Producitivity

Spring Break is days away and we could not be happier! I am sure you have plans to not make plans and that is perfectly okay because you are a hard-working student and rest is completely necessary! Let me also…