Motivation Monday: Joseph Campbell

The man, the myth, the legend. Joseph Campbell is an exuberate supporter of embracing one’s original self and life path. At the end of the semester, a wave of fatigue (and sometimes sickness) hits students. This fatigue can sometimes leave us asking, what’s the point in all this stress. Well, the point is the privilege… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Joseph Campbell

TEDTalk Tuesday: Hayley Levitt, “Who Decides What Art Means?”

In this TEDEd video, Hayley Levitt discusses art and its definition. This video has important implications for college students who have to navigate expectations every day. When do we follow what others believe we should do and when do we strike out and forge a new path? While this video is interesting in its own… Continue reading TEDTalk Tuesday: Hayley Levitt, “Who Decides What Art Means?”

Wellness Wednesday: Finding Your Place

I recently had a conversation with someone about the task of finding your place, that spot where people know you and you want to be. College forces teenagers to becomes adults. We learn to juggle jobs, classes, sleeping, and studying — and it can be stressful. That’s why it’s important to have a space that can serve… Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Finding Your Place

TEDTalk Tuesday: Rebecca Hwang’s “The Power of Diversity Within Yourself”

Rebecca Hwang discusses identity in her TEDTalk “The Power of Diversity Within Yourself.” Hwang uses her personal experience within living an international life to talk about the power embracing multiple identities. Rather than look to find commonalities with individual groups, she looks to bring different groups together through the different parts of her identity. Hwang encourages… Continue reading TEDTalk Tuesday: Rebecca Hwang’s “The Power of Diversity Within Yourself”

Thursday Tips: 7 Tips for Balancing Your Social and Academic Life

In order to be successful in school, a healthy personal life is essential. Students who put all of their efforts into classes and homework tend to burn out at this time of year. An easy way to avoid burn out (besides sleep!) is a social life. Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean going to parties or… Continue reading Thursday Tips: 7 Tips for Balancing Your Social and Academic Life

Thursday Tips: 3 Places to Study (Plus some tips for finding your perfect spot)

I’m just going to say it. The worst place to study is your bed. Your brain will confuse its associations with your bed, losing a strong association with sleep. Your bed is for sleeping, plain and simple. It’s time to find a new spot to study! Keep reading to learn about some alternative study spaces.… Continue reading Thursday Tips: 3 Places to Study (Plus some tips for finding your perfect spot)