Episode 125: Dealing With Anxiety

Here’s the thing about anxiety: it’s a feeling that tells us “you’re going to die.” It’s an old emotional response to actual danger, and it used to keep us safe. But nowadays, anxiety is usually about things that aren’t actually dangerous. How do we deal with that? Join Adam and Dinur as we talk about […]

Episode 116: FOMO – the Fear of Missing Out

How do you decide what to keep and do, and what to ignore and discard, as a college student? The heart of this question is FOMO, or the fear of missing out. Join Adam and Dinur as we discuss what FOMO is and how to combat it when you’re in college! Show Notes Bloomwork.com, “Beware […]

Episode 114: How to Manage Work AND School

You’re working part time or full time, taking classes, and potentially taking care of family. How will you manage your stress so your grades stay good and that you don’t burn out at work? Join Adam and Dinur as we discuss this issue! Show Notes Florida National University, How to Manage Stress When You Study […]

Episode 113: College Presentations and Social Anxiety

The dreaded word “presentation” strikes fear into the hearts of many students, especially when they have social anxiety. But there are ways to handle it and give a great presentation! Join Adam and Dinur as we talk about some ways to address presentation anxiety. Show Notes University of Pittsburgh, Speech Anxiety Harvard Business Review, Overcome Your […]

Episode 81: What If It Goes Wrong? Well, What If It Goes Right?

Worrying about things going wrong is a common stressor – not just for students, but for teachers. But if we allow that worry to take over our brains, nothing productive happens, right? In this episode, Adam and Dinur describe some tools for short-circuiting that constant worry problem. Show Notes The Spotlight Effect

Episode 79: How to Foster Non-Divisiveness in the Classroom

Should students be calling one another out when the discussions get contentious? What are the limits that we should consider? In this episode, by listener request, Adam and Dinur talk about different ways to manage this kind of divisiveness in the classroom. Show Notes No Show Notes This Episode

Episode 77: How to Ask for Help

You’re in class, and something doesn’t quite click for you. You’re lost, but you’re feeling embarrassed or scared to say anything. After all, you’re in college, right? Join Adam and Dinur as we go over how to handle it when you have to ask for help. Show Notes No Show Notes This Episode

Episode 68: Handling Difficult In-Class Conversations

With all that’s currently happening in the United States, teachers – and students – have to be prepared to have difficult conversations with one another. How can we have productive conversations about learning and action, instead of shouting matches in class? Join Dinur and Adam as we discuss this issue. Show Notes Roslyn R. Cecelia […]

Episode 66: Failure Planning With Future You

Many of us don’t realize a lot of our failures and mistakes can be anticipated and planned for, and made less bad as a result. Join Dinur and Adam as we talk about how to use the concept of talking with Future You to failure plan your projects, papers, and other tasks!  Show Notes Brooke […]

Episode 57: How to Stop Overthinking (Part 1 of 2)

Overthinking is a really common problem in high school and college! Part of the reason is that tests are usually high-stress situations, and big assignments often “count” for a lot of your grade. It’s no wonder that your brain immediately begins double-checking everything! Join Dinur and Adam as we talk about what overthinking is, when […]