As Halloween approaches, memories of being a kid and deciding what to dress as, how to get lots of candy trick-or-treating, and sheer anticipation of the holiday flood back. As adults, we still often have opportunities to dress up for Halloween at parties and events, but the idea of putting on a costume and being [...]
by Rachel Pierce, Ph.D. You’ve probably heard someone say, “I need a mental health day!” You know, that idea of taking a sick day off from work or school when you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or just too exhausted to function well. We’ve all been there – and some of us have indeed “taken a mental [...]
Loneliness is a real experience, but it does not have to feel so out of your control.
At first it’s an extra cup of coffee or another energy drink to get you going in the morning. The candy bar for lunch sure beats standing in line at the Student Union, and pizza at midnight keeps you awake and studying. And for some of you, a couple of beers or shots are the [...]