By Jamie Shapiro It’s not uncommon to be stressed out. In fact, 77 percent of Americans report feeling the psychological effects of stress in their daily lives according to the American Psychological Association. With such a large number of people feeling this level of discomfort caused by everything from financial stress to social stress, it’s understandable that people would seek to alleviate some of this … Continue reading Dress to Destress: 4 Staple Wardrobe Items for Decreasing Stress
By: Isabella Sorresso It seems that every day there is a new medication or quick-fix to solve problems that don’t require it. Take these supplements. Add a scoop of protein powder to this. Use an expensive face mask for that. However, what many people don’t think about is that we have our own quick fixes hidden in our diets. By being mindful of what we’re … Continue reading Four Foods to Keep a Healthy Headspace
By Juzanne Martin A new beauty trend has gained momentum on YouTube. It’s not another brow tutorial or tips on contouring, but involves the destruction of actual makeup products. Yes, people are cutting up lipsticks and melting powders in their videos. This makeup destruction trend has been around since 2017 and has grown in popularity ever since. YouTubers with beauty channels are moving away from … Continue reading My Makeup is Ripped to Shreds, But I’m Satisfied.
By Amanda Roland About this time one year ago, my brother was living with his boyfriend in Gainesville, and I was living at home with my parents. We would text each other occasionally, see each other about every other week, and we would never talk about mental health. Typical bro and sis relationship, right? During this time, my brother was struggling with depression and suicidal … Continue reading My Brother was Depressed, and I Didn’t Even Know
By: Randi Ziegler Award season may have officially ended, but we’re not done talking about some of the most memorable moments from Sunday evening’s 2019 Oscar Awards show. 1. No host? No problem! Kicking off Hollywood’s biggest award ceremony for the film industry, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler presented the first award of the night. Photo courtesy of Washington Post. The Oscars last … Continue reading 10 Mind-Blowing Moments from the 91st Annual Academy Awards
By Minerve Jean You see it everywhere, on Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram, this idea that self-care is a day where you pamper yourself with a facemask, wine and a bubble bath (not that it doesn’t sound appealing). Regimens only made for outward beauty. There is nothing wrong with wanting to pamper yourself and look good. But it’s also important to remind yourself about your inner … Continue reading Self-Care is Not A Facemask
By Jessica Giles If it seems like college students are more stressed out than ever before, your suspicions are correct. Data shows that the mental wellbeing of college students has been on the decline since the ’80s. Rates of anxiety and depression have risen dramatically among college students and fewer students are categorizing themselves as “emotionally healthy,” According to Psychology Today. The American Psychological Assocation … Continue reading Five Ways to Relieve Stress This Midterm Season
By: Eman Elshahawy In a capitalist society you see the disparities among socio-economic classes daily. If you’ve ever peeked across the street and seen your neighbor Bill’s Ghost Rolls Royce parked in his driveway and then compared it with your pre-owned Prius in your garage, you’ve experienced this. I’m not condemning capitalism— for it has instilled many benefits in the United States for growth and … Continue reading Mind Over Matter: How to Live Happier With Less