Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Allexa Zwinck

Allexa Zwinck

Allexa is currently pursuing their Master of Arts in clinical psychology, with an emphasis on human sexuality. They are passionate about reducing the stigma around mental health and sexual wellness. Allexa presently works in Lab CARES researching mindfulness, suicidality, eating disorders and the impact of cultural influences. In their free time they are a burlesque producer, performer, and run a small farm with their partner.

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Counting your blessings through gratitude to reduce stress this holiday season

Counting your blessings through gratitude to reduce stress this holiday season

November 30, 2021

While many may feel their hearts warming this holiday season, some people may be struggling to find their joy in all the festivities. In fact, many individuals actually overestimate how pleasant the holiday...

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Lightbox therapy, one of the empirically based treatments for seasonal affective disorder, is available for rent in Student Counseling Services.

Feeling SAD? Beat the winter-time blues this season

November 15, 2021

With the days growing shorter and the cold winds of winter approaching, students and professors alike may be feeling a little more glum than usual. Feeling run down and depressed may be more than a case...

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Boost your mental health with mindful eating this holiday season

Boost your mental health with mindful eating this holiday season

November 1, 2021

With Halloween season ending and the holiday season upon us, food and candy abound. Consuming these sweet treats can bring additional benefits, aside from that sugar rush getting you to the finish line...

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Sexual health: How consent, communication and curiosity can enhance your sexual satisfaction

Sexual health: How consent, communication and curiosity can enhance your sexual satisfaction

October 5, 2021

This article is not about some amazing technique, trick, or tip that will blow your partner’s mind in bed. Good sex is subjective, meaning everyone likes something a little different. However, there...

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Mindfulness can reduce stress and anxiety while increasing well-being and academic performance.

Find Your Superpower With Mindfulness

September 20, 2021

What if I told you that you had an undiscovered superpower that could help you through this semester? What if that same superpower could also improve your physical health, stress and anxiety levels, increase...

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TPSPC seeks to cultivate community connection through SOS event

September 6, 2021

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among college students. More than half of college students have experienced some level of suicidal ideation in their lifetime. This number only appears to be...

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Becky Warren talks about how college can be a time of intense self-discovery mid August in the student counseling center. Just...try on different versions of yourself, you know and see what you think and quietly observe said Warren. School starts soon, jumpstarting personal growth and introspection for many students.

Give yourself permission

August 23, 2021

College has become nearly synonymous with self-discovery. For many students, college is the first experience in crafting their own lives. With new found freedom, they are able to dictate how time is spent,...

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