Coping, Encouragement, Information, Self-Care, support

How I’m Coping During the Pandemic

The Covid-19 Pandemic isn't easy to endure. In today's post, we explore a few ways to cope with pandemic stress.

Coping, Covid-19, Encouragement, Self-Care, Struggle, Validation

Talking About Trauma

What do you think about when you hear the word "trauma"? Maybe you think about soldiers returning from war, or maybe you think about someone who was the victim of a violent crime. What if I told you that there are more sources of trauma? Trauma is important to talk about, especially in light of… Continue reading Talking About Trauma

Coping, Encouragement, Self-Care, Struggle, Validation

If You’re Processing the Pandemic, I See You

Since 2020 started, emotions have been running high. With the COVID-19 pandemic, there's been a lot of anxiety, grief, and frustration. Today, I wanted to reach out and let you know that if you're struggling with your emotions during this difficult time, I see you, and you're not alone. If you're struggling to adjust to… Continue reading If You’re Processing the Pandemic, I See You

Information, Life, Success, support

It’s Been a While

Hi everyone, it's been a while. Since I wrote my last update, things have been kind of crazy. I live in the United States, and my world turned upside down during the Spring semester. During the first part of the semester, I lived in an on-campus apartment, and I was involved with a school club.… Continue reading It’s Been a While

Coping, Life, Struggle

Life Update (Trigger Warning: Suicide)

Hi everyone! It's been a while since I last updated my blog. Life got a bit crazy, and I wanted to give an update on what's been going on since July. A lot has happened that I wanted to share. But before I get into that, please be aware that I will be talking about… Continue reading Life Update (Trigger Warning: Suicide)

Appreciation, support

To Our Special People

Lately, I've been thinking about just how much I've accomplished. Just in the past school year, I've lived by myself in my own apartment, I made the Dean's List both semesters, I made the Chancellor's List during the Fall Semester, I've built relationships with amazing people, I've traveled internationally for the first time, and I've… Continue reading To Our Special People

Coping, Encouragement, Information, Summer Fun

Busting Summer Boredom

What is your favorite summer memory from when you were a kid? Maybe it was a special trip you took, sharing ice cream with your siblings, or playing outside with your friends. When I was a kid, I always looked forward to summer vacation. Summer meant fun things to do, like getting ice cream, going… Continue reading Busting Summer Boredom

Coping, Self-Care, Summer Fun

Anxiety Disorders and Traveling

Raise your hand if you have any fun plans this summer. Maybe you're planning some cookouts with your friends and family. Maybe you're going to make your own ice cream. Maybe you plan on taking your dream vacation, wherever that might be. For most people, summer is a welcome break from the busyness of life.… Continue reading Anxiety Disorders and Traveling

Coping, Self-Care, Struggle, Validation

Coping with Change

Sometimes, life can throw you a curve ball. A few days before the new semester started, I received some unexpected news about a big change in my life: the priest at my church is getting reassigned. This was a very hard change to wrap my head around. He had been at my church since 2013,… Continue reading Coping with Change

Encouragement, Stigma, Struggle, Validation

An Open Letter to My Professor

When I entered class, I didn't expect you to say something so personal. When you told us we would discuss a poem based on a racially-charged murder, I knew that we were going to be in for a difficult discussion about race. I was prepared for that. I set my personal feelings aside because I… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Professor