College is one of the most stressful times in a person's life. Forty million adults suffer from anxiety in the United States according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
As we all know, the end of the college semester is drawing to close. For most, that means that finals are approaching and it's time to finish up last minute papers and get in everything. For me, it means that this blog and the class it is for is ending. The truth is though, I'm… Continue reading A Goodbye?
It's the most wonderful time of the year! It's the holidays, and more specifically Christmas! Christmas is one of my absolute favorite holidays, and has always been a great way for me to de-stress, especially since, while it is the holidays, it's also the time of finals for many college students (Yikes!). So here are some… Continue reading Spreading Christmas Cheer
Hey everyone! Hope you all have had a happy Thanksgiving and a whole lot to eat. Currently, I’m with family, so our usual 11 a.m. post is going to pushed to 11 p.m. so that I can spend time with everyone before I head back to school tomorrow. I just want to say thanks for… Continue reading A Small Apology
Sometimes, after a hectic week (or weeks) all a college student really wants is to have a break. Thankfully for me and all other college students out there, we have now or will soon flock home for the wonderful break known as Thanksgiving break. Coming home is a great stress reliever. It's a way to… Continue reading Home for the Holidays
Growing up in St. Louis, MO, it is almost a right-of-passage to see a show at the Fabulous Fox Theatre and the Muny in Forest Park. For my family seeing shows at these historical places was a yearly ritual, along with going to shows at my dad's high school and all the local venues. Sometimes,… Continue reading Show some love
I have tried a lot of tradition techniques for dealing with my anxiety. They all just seem to fall a bit flat for me. Today, however, I'm going to talk about some of the ones that I've looked at, tried, and ultimately, the reason I personally don't use them. Working out- Working out is a… Continue reading Sometimes you try something new
This is a been the worse week of the semester for me. Part of the reason this post has come so late is that it seems like everything is getting in the way and there's nothing I can do about it. In times like these, I just need to shake it off (get it??) with… Continue reading Dance it all out
I come from a long line of sewing addict. My mother own four sewing machines, my aunt is constantly posting pictures of her newest projects, and my grandmother has to look away every time she sees a sewing machine simply because she knows she can't buy it. It's no wonder that I fell in love… Continue reading Sewing seams to work
So the thing about being a sorority girl is that we love to craft and we especially love to paint. What do we love to paint? Everything. When do we love to paint? Do we need an occasion? Yet, I have found painting to be an excellent way to relieve myself of stress, while creating… Continue reading Paint it all away
Ever since I was little, books have been a huge source of comfort to me. Just reading in general, really. That's why, whenever I get some free time, you can always find me with some form of book in my hand. Just like last week, books help to provide a way of leaving this reality… Continue reading Booking it to books