5 Ways To Boost your Mood Creatively During Quarantine

By Taylor Yingshi Wang4 min read Art has existed since mankind knew how to pick up sticks. In fact, recent evidence suggests that those first humans etched carvings into cave walls to psychologically prepare themselves for the arduous hunting journeys ahead. In more modern times, artist Adrian Hill coined the term ‘art therapy’ in 1942 as he realized the cathartic effects of painting while recovering … Continue reading 5 Ways To Boost your Mood Creatively During Quarantine

Taking Medicine Does Not Mean Something Is “Wrong” With You

By Christina, the Authentic Adventurer5 min read I never imagined that I would be personally affected by depression… I guess none of us ever really do. There were times as a young adult where I would get sad, which I expected everyone would get from time to time. And most of the time, I would blame it on hormones. But it wasn’t until years later, … Continue reading Taking Medicine Does Not Mean Something Is “Wrong” With You

4 Key Tips for an Entrepreneur’s Mental Health

By Johnny Crowder10 min read As a suicide/abuse survivor growing up with multiple mental health conditions, I always figured that I had managed to conquer most of my most difficult days before the age of 25… and then I started a business. What’s the most challenging thing to maintain as an entrepreneur? A schedule? Sure. Finances? Undoubtedly. But if you’re ready to get vulnerable, sanity … Continue reading 4 Key Tips for an Entrepreneur’s Mental Health

Creative Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day 2020

4 min read In a time of social distancing, holidays like Mother’s Day can pose many challenges. We asked some of our contributing writers and peers how they are planning to celebrate this year and to share an encouraging thought with families… What creative ways are you celebrating Mother’s Day this year? I am going to say a social distancing hello to my Mom who lives … Continue reading Creative Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day 2020

The Ultimate List of Helpful and Supportive Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

Everyone can become a victim of harassment or bullying, even if they don’t belong to the groups that are unfairly stigmatized by society. However, when referring to sexual and other minorities, the situation becomes critical. College is a challenging environment for every student. According to the National Survey on LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health conducted in 2019, 71% of LGBTQ+ youth reported being discriminated against their … Continue reading The Ultimate List of Helpful and Supportive Resources for LGBTQ+ Students