Healthy Strategies Help Students through Burnout Season – Graphic

Vice President for Student Affairs Connie Horton discussed burnout and strategies students can employ to avoid it during this especially busy time in the semester. Pepperdine students face the challenge of balancing schoolwork with extracurricular activities, work and social life. “If anything, [the university’s] rhetoric is more focused on ‘taking time for yourself’ and ‘focus in, ’ but when you are surrounded by so many people that you know personally who are doing so much, there is a social pressure to succeed and commit in order to have that same status as your peers, ” Viera explained.

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