Expand your well-being with Dimensions, a blog for students by students. In sharing tips, strategies and lifestyle interests on mental health, self-care and overall well-being for students, we hope to inspire all UNL students to engage in a balanced and healthy life.

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Making the Most out of Break

Sunday, November 20, 2022
By Madi Giacomo

Thanksgiving break starts on Wednesday, but many students may have the opportunity to start their break early. From taking time to rest and recharge to preparing for internship season, Big Red Resilience and Well-being's Madi Giacomo has tips for you to make the most our of your time off!

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Navigating Thanksgiving and Diet Culture

Thursday, November 17, 2022
by Lydia Coulson

Thanksgiving and its focus on food can be a difficult time if you struggle with your relationship with food or your relationship with your body. We have six tips to help you navigate diet culture this Thanksgiving!

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5 alcohol safety tips from a college bartender

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
by Madison Giacomo

I’ve worked at a downtown college bar for about a year, and have loved it and learned a lot. From a bartender's perspective, going out to bars with your friends can be super fun, but many times I have seen a fun night turn not-so-fun. Here I highlight five alcohol safety tips from the perspective of a college bartender.

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Strategies for Coping with Impostor Syndrome

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Remember, although you may work and study like a professional, you are still a student. Please utilize the university services available to students.

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Why Does Impostor Syndrome Occur?

Thursday, November 17, 2022

The issue covered in this edition is the "Imposter Syndrome." Sometimes it will feel like you're not competent enough to complete an advanced degree or that others are more cut out for it. This is the Syndrome talking, don't listen.

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