why I don’t want to be a journalist

Not too long ago in a video interview, the man asking me all the questions for a position I really wanted threw me off guard. […] Read More

what’s the key to true suicide prevention?

Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. Inevitably someone else. I wish I didn’t have to write about this topic anymore. I wish I could say we’re making […] Read More

are online prayers genuine?

We’ve seen it for every mass tragedy that has hit the headlines. We see it when local tragedies occur, Facebook friends or Twitter followers going […] Read More

build your stress relief toolbox

As spring finally begins to peek through the dreary winter months, so begins the stress of midterms, finishing the semester, and simply planning and working in all […] Read More

accept being single on Valentine’s Day

Every year, we come upon this day and fall into two categories: loving or hating Valentine’s Day. More often than not, our opinion is based […] Read More

virtual assistance: apps for better mental health

“Those crazy millennials, always glued to their smart phones and computers! Always needing wifi! Not appreciating talking to people in actual conversations! Where did we go wrong?” […] Read More

you’ve got mail: Christmas cards and thoughtful acts

My family every year still writes and sends out Christmas cards to friends and family. The whole Shutterfly-type photo collage and a highlight reel of […] Read More

the great outdoors of ecotherapy

Who knew therapy could come from outside the counselor’s office? Or beyond a bottle of pills? It’s hard to believe a doctor could prescribe a […] Read More

to you, from ED: Christmas with an eating disorder

I’m a Christmas junkie. I still relish this time of year even if it has some downsides thrown in. This time of year just isn’t […] Read More

Day 5: Peace Corps #GIG2017

As a Peace Corps campus ambassador, I admittedly have not been the best at being an outspoken advocate. Sitting at tables in crowded common areas […] Read More