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Researchers in psychology are discovering that we are in control of a large part of how we view the world, interpret, and make meaning!

Not only can mental toughness provide an effective way to deal with stressors, it can also help individuals seek out opportunities for personal growth due to having a higher level of confidence in their own abilities.

Setting goals is an initial step, maintaining motivation, and creating behavior change is harder! We get it, we have all been there. So how can we make our goals effective in the present?

As July closes, another school year’s promise looms ever nearer and, with that promise arrives an equally exciting and nerve-wracking period for many high school juniors and seniors: the college application process.

Exercise checks our metabolism, keeps joint and ligament attachments supple, builds strong muscles, and generally aids body maintenance. However, it also plays a central role in helping develop our main powerhouse; the brain.

"...self-love’s ability to ward off chronic stress is worthy of examination. Without a secure sense of self and self-worth, obstacles and ordinary daily occurrences alike might trigger paralyzing anxiety."

TOPPS encourages you to utilize the TRIPLE A APPROACH when handling goals. These three steps will help center you as the New Year progresses and you continue tackling those resolutions!

Grit plays an especially important role when we look to accomplish something new. It’s that tenacity we mentioned before, the ability to accept and learn from obstacles, that paves a path to success. How do we build Grit, then? Through Growth Mindset- the belief tha...

Here at TOPPS, we believe there is a reason new goals are difficult to overcome: the underlying intention behind said goals. We encourage readers to first select a desired outcome (be it physical health, improved sense of self, or increased social interactions) and, o...

In the midst of our current 2016 to 2017 transition, we encourage readers to view ‘change’ in a different light. Science has proven that, “to maximize performance…we need a state of relative anxiety;” this level of slight uncertainty is called “optimal anxiety” and ca...

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