Artist Spotlight: Grace

Grace is an Australian singer and songwriter that mixes R&B and Hip Hop sounds with jazzy vocals. Her first studio album released in early July and her stand out sound has started to top charts.

How To Be More Decisive

I’m going to start this off by saying, I have had so much difficult making and committing to decisions lately. Even deciding what I was writing for today was a struggle, which inevitably led me here. We all have those times where we struggle making decisions, both big and small, and some struggle way more…

Self Care vs. Treat Yourself

I see self care and treat yourself used synonymously all of the time, but when you really get into, they are definitely not the same thing. Let me explain.

How To Keep Learning Without Grad School

When getting close to graduating from college, the whirlwind of “what are you doing when you graduate?” type questions begin to surround you. With a little over 4 months left for myself, I have firmly decided that I am not pursuing grad school, either immediately or at all. But I don’t want to stop learning,…

How To Be A Success With Mental Illness

Thanks to the awful stigma surrounding mental illness, a conjunction between having an illness and being a failure was formed. Of course, that is no where near the truth, but with stigma, many take it as truth, both the afflicted and non-afflicted. Not only am I telling you that people with mental illness are not…

What I Think All College Freshman Should Know

It’s getting close to school starting again, and many first years are flocking to their orientations. Having worked with first year students for over 3 years now, I know quite a bit about the expectations and realities of first years. Here is what I see the most, and think everyone should know.

How To Better Understand Mental Illness Without The Statistics

Research and numbers are important and all, but they take out one major piece of the puzzle for understanding mental illness: the human. We never asked to be a statistic, so don’t remove us from the education and conversation. To best understand mental illness, especially beyond the statistics, is to understanding the human side of…

How To Start Loving Your Body After Hating It

Society tells us our bodies are wrong and imperfect constantly, and we believe them. Especially when we are young, we are plagued with body issues and lack love in our own bodies. I know that I have hated my body, especially as a teenager, and it’s taken me so long to start to love it….

What Not To Say To Someone With Mental Illness (Part 2)

I wrote a post a while ago that focused on what not to say to someone with anxiety, and that post real encompassed things to not say to anyone with a mental illness. And it certainly didn’t cover everything, because there are many, many things that are said to us mentally ill individuals that should…

How To Rejuvenate Your Creativity

As creatives, we all hit a rut or fall into a state of repetition with our work sometimes. It can seem average and uninspired to us, especially when we work on something for so long. How can we, when stuck in these situations, rejuvenate our creativity.

22 Lessons I Have Learned By 22

It’s official I’m another year older. I turned 22 yesterday, and really, it doesn’t feel any different, just a lot more Taylor Swift references. But, I can say that in my 22 years I have learned many valuable lessons I would like to share.

Fitz and The Tantrums Review

Fitz and The Tantrums self-titled album released this week. If you don’t remember them, they were the group that brought us “The Walker” and their upbeat, indie sound. After my first listen, I could tell that this is the feel good summer album we all need in our lives.