Fall semester topics
- Week 36. Benefits of volunteer work
- Week 37. Living with learning disabilities
- Week 38. Personality disorders
- Week 39. Setting up healthy boundaries
- Week 40. Learning to improve concentration
- Week 41. Suicide prevention – learning to help
- Week 42. Phobias – dealing with fears
- Week 43. Sleep disorders
- Week 44. Sexuality – the biochemistry
- Week 45. Addictive relationships
- Week 46. UNESCO day of tolerance
- Week 47. Improving self-confidence
- Week 48. Helping friends or others in distress
- Week 49. World AIDS day – living with illness
- Week 50. Value based decision making
- Week 51. Being assertive in a diverse world
- Week 52. Spirituality – spiritual growth
- Week 1. Dynamics of intro- & extraverts
- Week 2. Orientation – a career that fits!
- Week 3. Living in a foreign country
- Week 4. Overcoming test anxiety
- Week 5. Understanding dysfunction in a family
- Week 6. Smoking – giving up methods
- Week 7. Valentine’s day – commitment
- Week 8. Communication – focusing on skills
- Week 9. Domestic violence
- Week 10. Work-life balance – expectations
- Week 11. Loneliness and feeling alone
- Week 12. Understanding of joy and happiness
- Week 13. Racial discrimination
- Week 14. PTSD
- Week 15. World health day
- Week 16. Panic disorders
- Week 17. Academic honesty – authenticity
- Week 18. Death and dying
- Week 19. Job interviews - good impression
- Week 20. Characteristic of sound families
- Week 21. Celebrating cultural diversity
- Week 22. Growing up in a single parent home
- Week 23. Act of love (self and others)
- Week 24. Focusing on personality tests
- Week 25. Childhood traumas
- Week 26. Relating to the elderly
- Week 27. Grief – dealing with loss
- Week 28. Drug and substance abuse
- Week 29. Dealing with depression
- Week 30. Procrastination
- Week 31. Recovering from shame and guilt
- Week 32. Perfectionism
- Week 33. First generation university students
- Week 34. Compulsive obsessive behaviors
- Week 35. Body image – eating disorders
- Week 36. School bullying - mobbing concerns
Spring semester topics
Work-life balance – expectationsWhen you are in college/univeristy you’ll realize just how hectic your life is. You have to juggle your time between school and your personal life. If you don’t know how to manage your time well chances are you’ll end up in troubled waters. So before things get out of hand, follow these 7 work-life balance tips for students:
Set your goals – get a pen and paper. List down your goals in life. Identify your short term and long term goals. This will serve as one of your guides in ensuring you maintain balance in your day to day life.
Prioritize – you’ll never be able to set the right goals if you don’t set your priorities straight. Try asking yourself what you really need to do according to importance. Give utmost priority to those that need your immediate attention.
Make a schedule – you can spend your time wisely by making a schedule and sticking to it. Put it in a place where you can see it often so you’ll always be reminded. Include a specific time for studying, doing chores, and hanging out. If you have a part time job you should also take into consideration your working hours when making your schedule.
Take time – there are times when you feel like you don’t have enough time to do this and that. This is because you never take the time to do them in the first place. No matter how busy you get, it’s vital to squeeze into your schedule those important tasks that suddenly come up and must be done immediately.
Never procrastinate – if it is your habit to procrastinate it’s time to say goodbye to it. Procrastination can only lead to stress and poor performance. This is why you have to do your assigned tasks once you have the free time.
Plan ahead – you can never tell what will happen in the future but planning ahead of time won’t hurt at al. In fact, it can help you manage your time more wisely. At least you already have in mind what you will do and in case something comes up, you can still make the necessary changes in your plans.
Relax – don’t be too hard on yourself or else you’ll never get to enjoy everything life has to offer. After accomplishing a task, you can go out with friends, watch a movie, or treat yourself to a trip to the mall. Doing something completely mindless for a change can help your body relax and recharge.