How To Be A Human Being Review

Last time I wrote about Glass Animals, it was an artist spotlight when I first found them. Since then they released a new album entitled How To Be A Human Being that I wanted to review.

How To Be An Effective Failure

People don’t like to talk about failure. No one likes to admit they failed. Looking into some of the things I’ve done and tried to do made me realized that I have failed a lot without really realizing or admitting it to myself, let alone others. To be fair, I think I’ve used these failures…

How To Cope With Mental Illness

For Mental Illness Awareness Week, I’ve been posting on Twitter different resources for learning about mental illness and getting a diagnosis, but I have yet to talk about how to cope if you have an actual illness.

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…