13 Reasons Why

Warning- This post contains content about topics of sexual assault, rape and suicide. Note from Abby Tow, Imagine Thriving, Executive Director: 13 Reasons Why has exploded and warrants a official response from Imagine Thriving. But, I honestly have not been able to bring myself to watch. I will. One of our inters, Jamie Kulla has…
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Hooked On Your Phone?

“That phone in your pocket is like a slot machine. Every time you check it, you’re pulling the lever to see if you get a reward.” I think we can all relate to this. Phones these days seem to be almost essential to our everyday lives. I personally am always checking email, using social media…
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MOVE Your Body: Essential To Thriving

It’s not a shocking statement to say that the majority of us find that it’s difficult to find time to exercise. For students, unless you’re in a sport or dance-intensive musical theatre, it seems like there’s never enough time in the day to work out, run, or even do yoga. You may not have easy…
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Sleeping On It; How Your Mental Health Benefits From More Sleep

Admittedly, it’s been a while since I’ve had a successful string of nights where I’ve gotten more than 6 hours of sleep. My roommates can attest that there have been nights where they see my light on at 2, 3 or even 4 A.M. due to completing homework or working ahead on things for graduate…
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Thriving – Like A Tree

A critical piece of the Imagine Thriving mission is to educate students, parents and the greater community about the signs of mental illness and how to be well.  We encourage students to learn and use the  “Essentials to Thriving”* (teal box on the left); strategies and tools to build resiliency and overcome stressors. When the Imagine Thriving Student Board…
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