Thrive Thursdays

Anonymous | December 08, 2022

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but sometimes your friends are your enemies without knowing. Read a student's current blog about cliques, their impact, and how to avoid their influence.

Morgan Balsley | December 01, 2022

Sometimes you get what you expect, but other times you manifest what you expect. Read about self-fulfilling prophecies and how the mind is like a magical farm; whatever seeds you plant in it will grow.

FAU THRIVE Team | November 24, 2022

Anonymous | November 17, 2022

Good and bad moments come and go…right? Sometimes we perceive huge moments as the end all be all, but we need to remember our small achievements are just as important. Read a person’s struggle with Generalized Anxiety...

Meira Gildin | November 10, 2022

Confrontation is hard, blaming is easy, but is it as simple as 123? Read a current student's article on what self- handicapping is and how it affects our everyday lives.

Vanessa Jiminez | November 03, 2022

Interviews are nerve wracking-there is no way around it-but following a current student’s tips and resources may just have you shooting for the stars.

Emerson Lee | October 27, 2022

Online ads are purposefully persuasive and appealing, but do you know why? Learn the tactics that companies use to reel you in and how to combat their effects.

Ashley Espinosa | October 20, 2022

It's important to prioritize yourself, but don't let self-consciousness get the best of you. Read a current student's tips and tricks on overcoming the spotlight effect.

Mialin Amato | October 13, 2022

Transitioning from living on-campus to living off-campus can be a bigger challenge than expected. Read how one student adjusted to this change and the newfound responsibilities that came with it.

COVID and Social Anxiety
Rachel Hall | October 06, 2022

Read about one FAU student's tips for dealing with social anxiety in a post-pandemic world.


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