This was my first experience with epileptic seizures - the first of four “tonic seizures” or grand mal seizures to this date. I’ve also had petite mal seizures.
Whether you're a brand new student attending VVC or about to graduate or transfer, schooling and the thereafter will require all of us to get out of our comfort zone. The anxiety that comes from interacting with new people, learning a new skill, learning new information, and navigating through the unknown can be an overwhelming experience, however, it is important to stretch outside of our comfort zones to develop and grow.
Have you ever noticed that when someone cracks under pressure they continue to make more mistakes? Wouldn’t it be amazing to always be calm, cool, and collected? If you agree with the previous question, you might be interested in the philosophy of Stoicism.
Here is your chance to write in and ask me for advice. Victor Valley College’s (VVC’s) very own Dear Abby, oops, did I just date myself? (The Dear Abby advice column was started in 1956 by Pauline Phillips and continues to this day by her daughter Jeanne Phillips)
Stress is one of the hardest things we will go through in life. Stress can be our constant companion. When you seem to feel stress or anxiety, it has the possibility to halt your progress and paralyze you. In order to get by, we all need to learn about stress management.
Everyone has moments during their quarantine where they are feeling just completely unmotivated, stressed beyond belief, and overall annoyed. You should know that you are not alone whatsoever. From students to parents, this is a seemingly never ending cycle.