My New Year’s Resolutions to Bring into 2022

Going into a new year gives us a reason to evaluate our current lifestyle, whether that’s eating habits, mental health awareness, hobbies, career choices or relationships with friends and significant others. There are lots of ways to look at a New Year’s resolution. It doesn’t have to be something that seem so out of reach!Continue reading “My New Year’s Resolutions to Bring into 2022”

Understanding Mood Disorders: Is Energy Contagious?

Picture this: You slept in, woke up feeling energized, and are ready for the day. You’re ready to make the most of this sunny Friday morning until you walk out into your living room. Your roommate is sitting on the couch whining about how awful her morning has been so far. She’s playing sad musicContinue reading “Understanding Mood Disorders: Is Energy Contagious?”

10 Healthy Habits that Promote Self Care

We’re coming up upon World Mental Health Day this Sunday, October 10! Fact: In the United States, the month of October is also national Mental Health Screening Month! To everyone reading this, I propose a challenge. Let’s start a Self Care Sunday. Every Sunday during this month, dedicate some time in your day to selfContinue reading “10 Healthy Habits that Promote Self Care”

Let’s Talk Mental Health: The History of Abnormal Psychology

Society is quick to normalize and ostracize behaviors, looks, styles, and everything else that we do. We subconsciously judge one another all the time. That poses the question: What exactly is normal? The history of the studies of abnormal psychology shows the uncertainty and lack of education around the mental health field. We’ve been tryingContinue reading “Let’s Talk Mental Health: The History of Abnormal Psychology”

8 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Serotonin

Mental health is a big topic of conversation, especially as teenagers and young adults go through big, life changes such as school and jobs. Transitional periods can be very difficult on our bodies and minds. This unbalance can cause some damage on mental health. Serotonin, besides being the “happy chemical” in our brains, does soContinue reading “8 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Serotonin”

Dorm Living: The Roommate “Scaries”

Welcome to the start of the Dorm Living Series! Let’s face it, we all have problems with people we live with – no matter the relationship. Whether you’re moving in with new people or going back to school with your closest friends, here’s some first-hand advice from someone who’s lived with a few different people.Continue reading “Dorm Living: The Roommate “Scaries””