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How to DEAL (Develop Effective Approaches for Life)

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These 50 minute workshops are offered throughout the semester.  Each workshop is held in LBJ Student Center Room 3-3.1 . Registration required. Please see below for schedule, room number and registration.
Presentations are given by Counseling Center Professional staff and are free for currently enrolled students.
If you require an accommodation due to a disability, call us at 512-245-2208 at least 72 hours in advance of the workshop start time to ensure availability. 
Basic Stress Management: Learn how to recognize stress, its effects, and how to reduce it with this comprehensive approach.
Creating Focus Through Mind and Body Connections: Using emWave, a simple biofeedback tool, you can transform your response to stress and learn to attain a calm and focused mind.
Overcome Test and Performance Anxiety: Find out how to overcome negative beliefs and thoughts to access all of that info you’ve crammed for.
Mood Management - Taking Charge of Feeling Good: Learn how thought patterns can dominate mood and create ones that work with you, not against you for success.
Zombie Apocalypse- College Survival 101:  Learn how to eat, sleep, and play in a way that prevents you from feeling like a zombie.  This workshop is geared to help you build college survival skills so that you successfully manage the stress of being a student.
Happiness Rehab: Steps Towards Creating Change:  People who are happier and more content with their lives tend to handle life problems and distress more effectively and in a shorter period of time, so come to this workshop to get a better understanding of how to find happiness and contentment in your life.
Small Talk: Speaking to Anyone With Confidence: This session is designed for students who are struggling with connecting with others and are seeking information to work on improving communication and social skills. Topics addressed are thoughts, feelings and behaviors to help you develop new skills to feel more socially confident.
*INTRODUCING* Stress Management - Final's Edition: Everyone knows how stressful final exams can be. Instead of accepting that "its gonna be bad" come to this session to get tips, tricks to BE and FEEL prepared to "make the grades" you want, not "take the grade you get".


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