Stress, College Life & Self-Worth

I know it’s all we hear about at this time of the year, but I went ahead and tackled the question “are stress, college life, and self-worth inextricably linked?” over at my blog this morning. Take your finals, take some time off, then go on and see if you can separate the the eustress (good…

Prepare to be Inspired: I Know I Can, Presented by the Kibera School for Girls

Kibera Slum, located in Nairobi, is one of the largest slums in the world.  Poverty, unemployment, sexual violence, and lack of opportunities and resources are rampant throughout the slum.  Only 8% of girls are able to go to school, even though Kenya supposedly has free universal education. This is where Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)…

Upcoming Tests

With finals technically starting Friday, I figured now would be a good time to post a resource from Furman about test anxiety. Remember, it’s just a test in one class on one day of your life! I really struggle to keep everything in perspective at this time, but I’ve found that taking a break to…

Subtle Feminism…

In this video Johanna Blakley speaks on the potential wide spread and pervasive feminism in one of the places most wouldn’t expect to find it. She speaks in favor of social media (yeah, as in Facebook!) giving women an extra little advantage in disproving the endless stereotypes perpetuated about them… It’s an interesting perspective on…

How We’re Doing

How are you doing?

Take some time to at least read some of this article. I know it helped me reflect on my own wellness and I hope it does the same for my peers. How are you doing?