Breaking Down and Pushing Through

Welcome back, everyone! Sometimes, life is simply too much to handle, but I’ve got good news: that’s okay! Getting overwhelmed by everything in our lives is incredibly normal as long as we know to deal with the fallout. And sometimes, a breakdown can be exactly what we need to better ourselves.  If you’re a fan […]

Helping You, Helping Me

Welcome back, everyone! Sometimes, the best way to help yourself is to help someone else. It can be construed as a distraction tactic, and maybe it is, but helping someone else can genuinely make you feel better. Doing something good can alleviate negative energies surrounding you.  When you’re having a rough time mentally, it’s easy […]

My Journey Toward Health

*WARNING* Pictures below may be considered graphic to some readers! A tonsillectomy being the destination… Okay, I know it doesn’t sound too serious. Who hasn’t had some kind of issue with their tonsils, right? We’ve all had strep throat at one point in our lives. Trust me, I am fighting my dramatic tendencies in what […]

The Ebb and Flow of Mental Health

Welcome back, everyone! Just like anything else, our mental health and stability can vary depending on the day. Sometimes outside circumstances affect our emotions, and our entire mood can take a turn with little to no explanation.  The important thing to remember is that this is normal. You never, ever have to justify or invalidate […]

Get Outta Town!

Welcome back, everyone! When it comes to mental health, it’s important to know when to walk away. Sometimes, breaks are not only necessary, but they’re also beneficial. One of the best ways to take a break is to literally physically remove yourself from your current situation. Take a little trip and clear your mind. Obviously, […]

Getting Back Into the Swing of Things

Welcome back, everyone! It’s time once again to drag our belongings back to school and try to remember how to be productive human beings. Unfortunately, this can be an extremely overwhelming time for people. So, in between purchasing books, checking syllabi, and trying to keep new schedules straight, it’s important to remember your mental health.  […]

The Best Medicine

Welcome back, everyone! As stresses come to a head during finals week, it can be difficult to keep our mental health in check. It’s completely natural to have bad days, but making ourselves miserable over the last week of the semester doesn’t help anyone! I’m here to remind you all to take some time for […]

Breaking Through the Roadblocks

Welcome back, everyone! The semester is coming to an end, and we know all too well the stresses that come with it. With projects, papers, and presentations looming over our heads, it’s easy to hit roadblocks. Here are some of my tricks to finding a detour through those pesky problems.  When you find yourself staring […]