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
By Taylor Cavaliere It’s important to pursue health, both mental and physical. There is no one right way to do this. There are certainly some ways more common than others, but ultimately, it is up to each person to individually decide what he or she thinks will lead to health. When considering physical health, two factors dominate most of the conversation: diet and exercise. Mental … Continue reading Can You Run From Your Problems?
By: Eman Elshahawy We might consider calling the official 2019 Grammy Awards the “Keke Awards” because this year’s show had many of us in our feelings. From the live performances, the fashion, to the winners– music’s biggest night of the year was filled with surprises, controversy and history-making moments that blew our mind; and I was personally there for all four and a half hours … Continue reading Music’s Mind-Blowing Moments at the 2019 Grammys
By Savannah Austin During my classes in art school, I learned a helpful tactic when it came to brainstorming for my graphic design projects known as “mind mapping”. There are different ways of doing it, but most include a main idea in the center with associated thoughts and ideas branching out, according to SimpleMind a cross platform mind mapping tool program. When faced with an … Continue reading Map Your Mind: A Brainstorming Technique