By Jessica Giles This past Christmas, one of my presents was a little heavier than most. When I tore into the box, I thought my sister had gotten me a sandbag. But when I opened the bag inside, I found something I never knew I needed: a weighted blanket. I had read everyone’s high praise for weighted blankets all over the internet in the past, … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Should Buy a Weighted Blanket ASAP
By Karla Arboleda You already know that self-care doesn’t have to come in the form of a face mask, but how aware are you of putting yourself first? When it comes to putting your best foot forward it should be with you in mind over other people’s opinions because you make your matter. The way we want to be perceived sometimes takes precedence when it … Continue reading 3 Ways to really Keep Mind Over Matter
By Brittany Wallace One more episode, that is what we say to ourselves as we put our hand back into the Hot Cheetos bag and seamlessly finish an entire season of a TV show. Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, or Stranger Things; it doesn’t matter what your addiction is, you can’t help but watch another episode. It makes sense though, why wait to find out … Continue reading Why Do We Love to Binge Watch?
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 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 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 Jayna Taylor-Smith About a year ago I learned about mindfulness for the first time. I spoke to experts in the mental health field and found out mindfulness was a practice similar to meditation, but it didn’t have to be done so formally. Mindfulness wasn’t just a practice, being mindful was a way of being. It’s giving your mind the power to control your thoughts … Continue reading The Magic of Your Mind