Facing Uncertainty

Welcome back, everybody! In times like these, everything feels uncertain and scary. As we close another chapter of our lives with the semester ending, the summer can feel like a daunting challenge. Luckily, nobody is alone in feeling that way.  With the whole world under lockdown, everyone is feeling unsteady right now. Most jobs aren’t […]

Confronting Confrontation

Welcome back, everyone! Since we’re all stuck inside for a while, people might be bumping heads with who they’re living with. Whether it’s your family or your roommates, this can be a difficult time for conflict resolution. Luckily, everybody is in the same boat right now.  When you spend a lot more time with people […]

Quarantining Calm: Your Mental Health During a Pandemic

Welcome back, everyone! I hope you all are staying safe and healthy during this hectic time. Just like everything else, our mental health is being affected by this pandemic. Being cooped up inside all day can drive anybody a little crazy — not to mention if you already have anxiety, depression, or other mental disorders, […]

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 […]

Taking Control of Gray

The color gray has invaded Athens. Nearly every morning I have woken up and the sky has been gray, the sidewalk has been wet, and a piercing wind has ripped through my winter coat. Stress had taken over my week and the gray sky only seemed to heighten my concerned, anxious self. A few days […]

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 […]