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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, well almost. First you have to get through the end of semester work, final projects and exams (and of course the holidays themselves are stressful for many of us).

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Eva Hong

Paraguay is one of only two landlocked countries in South America (the other is Bolivia). It is bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest. Paraguay lies on both banks of the Paraguay River, which runs through the center of the country from north to south. Due to its central location in South America, it is sometimes referred to as Corazón de Sudamérica ("Heart of South America").

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Don't forget to take a break from studying for finals! Here is your one-stop guide to study breaks around campus.

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Maggie Peterson (Graduate Assistant for Parent and Family Programs) and Gary Wang (President of NAMI, Class of 2019)

Introduction: You are listening to the Duke University Parent and Family Programs Podcast.

Maggie: Hello, my name is Maggie Peterson from the Office of Parent and Family Programs at Duke University. We are here today with Gary from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, also known as NAMI, on campus at Duke University. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness and is recognized as an official undergraduate organization here on campus. Thanks for being here today! Could you please tell us your full name, hometown, major, and class year?

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Author: Tom Szigethy
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In her new book, Dare to Lead, Brene’ Brown writes, “Wherever perfectionism is driving us, shame is riding shotgun.” She continues, “Perfectionism is self-destructive simply because perfection does not exist. It’s an unattainable goal. Perfectionism is addictive because when we invariably do experience shame, judgment, and blame, we often believe it’s because we weren’t perfect enough.

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Tom Szigethy, Associate Dean of Students and Director, DuWell
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Tom Szigethy is Associate Dean of Students and Director of DuWell.

In her new book, Dare to Lead, Brené Brown writes, “Wherever perfectionism is driving us, shame is riding shotgun.” She continues, “Perfectionism is self-destructive simply because perfection does not exist. It’s an unattainable goal.

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Elena Cavallero
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Portugal is one of the oldest nations in Europe. Before becoming the country that is today the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Vandals, Swabian, Visigoths and Arabs dominated and passed by the western part of the Iberic peninsula. Given the long history and developed culture, Portuguese language, people, and inventions arrived to influence many parts of the world.

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Thoughts on Maintaining Self Care this Season

 

 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, well almost. First you have to get through the end of semester work, final projects and exams (and of course the holidays themselves are stressful for many of us).

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Winter Holiday Menu

Wednesday, December 5th 2018

 

Hot Apple Cider Station @ Entrance of Marketplace

 

Hors D’ Oeuvres

Vegan English cucumber cups with winter quinoa salad

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