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 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 Karla Arboleda The TLC you give your space could be a direct reflection on your daily mood, your cleaning habits and even your appearance outright. However, what if your bedroom or your bathroom were more than just fast and functional in the long run? Your typical all-black, gold-accessorized wardrobe is what helps you feel the most confident in front of a crowd, but considering … Continue reading More than Feng Shui: Your Space, Colorized and Personalized
If you head over to any social media platform you’ll probably find one of your friends using the hashtag ‘self-care Sunday.’ The picture attached to this caption might be a photo of them taking a bath using a luxury bath bomb or their shopping haul from the day. Self-care is on trend now, and that’s great for all of mankind. Continue reading What is Self-Care Really About?
By Chelsea Perry Finals are just around the corner. With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, it’s easy for us to become overwhelmed with everything we have on our plates (other than the turkey and stuffing, of course). Whether it’s studying for finals or writing papers, the holiday season can prove to be an extremely stressful time for students. According to GatorWell Health Promotion … Continue reading Swamp Talk: How to Reduce Stress Before Finals
By Amanda Cohen College can be overwhelming. For some, the stress is only temporary. For others, the stress is constant. The toll it can take on our health and abilities to function in school can be severe. From anxiety, depression, eating disorders and ADHD to personality disorders, there’s a resource on campus that can help. Perhaps the least well-known resource on campus is the Disability … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Disability Resource Center