Dear college student, As someone who’s struggled with mental illness from a young age, studying psychology in undergrad was transformative for me. For the first time, it felt okay to […]
Living alone taught me to love myself. The first time I lived alone, in graduate school, I was a mess. Not only was I going through the immense pressures of a […]
I came out of the womb talking. Okay, not talking, but screaming. My mom recalls me instantly making it known to the world that I was here with a loud, […]
It’s only moments when I feel something that I can write. Truly write, that is. Have the words flow out. I’m thinking about my ex. The one that never loved […]
When I first got on birth control, I didn’t even have my driver’s license yet. I was a 15-year-old who suffered from severe cramps—so bad that I once ended up […]
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” This quote—by Will Durant from The Story of Philosophy—sums up why daily rituals help us live […]
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