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  • How To Return to Work After Holiday Season When Motivation Is Lacking

    Whether we like it or not, all holidays eventually end, and we have to get back to our routine of studying and working. But it might prove especially challenging after having a whole week off after New Year’s. We teamed up with Evgenia Shestakova, a psychologist and a lecturer at ITMO’s Institute of International Development and Partnership, to figure out how to make returning to work after a long rest easier.


  • Building Resilience and Coping With Stress

    With the ongoing pandemic and increasing distance learning fatigue, this year has demonstrated (and still does) that stress and setbacks are unavoidable. While a bit of stress isn’t necessarily a bad thing, being constantly on high alert can affect both your physical and mental well-being. That’s why we must understand stress and know the ways to manage it in order to lead a happy and healthy life.


  • This Mostly Stay-at-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: Mental Health

    Taking care of your mental health is always important, especially given that the past few months have left many of us a bit worse for wear. Here is an assortment of free online courses to help. And should you want to venture further into the fascinating world of psychology, make sure to also check out this article to learn how our memory works and how to make it work better.


  • 5 Healthy Habits for the New Year

    It is our firm conviction that a little indulgence over the holidays is more than fine, whatever toxic “get fit or else” marketing would have you believe. But you may also want to start a new year with a cleaner slate – be it for your mental and physical health and/or the planet’s wellbeing at large. If that’s the case (go you!) – we’ve prepared a little checklist of healthy habits for you to try to incorporate. Just remember: every step, however small, matters, and we’re in it together!


  • Healthy Living: Five Tips for Staying Positive

    As the days grow shorter and the weather chills down, it can get really difficult to keep your good spirits up. Here are some tips to help!