My Next Chapter

The past month and a half has been so exciting. From seeing my dream school in person at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to visiting Philadelphia and presenting at the Eastern Psychological Association's Annual Conference, my life has been on the road for the past three weeks. The next week brings even more travel as [...]

Homesickness | Why Mental Health Sucks in College (Part 1)

Depression. Anxiety. Imposter Syndrome. Eating Disorders. Social Phobias. Specific Phobias. Bipolar Depression. Manic Depression. Self-Fulfilling Prophecies. Homesickness. These are just some of the many forms of poor mental health that college students go through in their four years pursuing a degree. For some, the degree takes longer because of these obstacles. For others, the degree [...]

Why I LOVE Training

Training. I know, right? Who actually can say that they enjoy the grueling hours of work, preparation, scheduling, and getting ready for a new semester? I know that I certainly do! Being at a small private school, I am blessed to be able to work with 63 other fantastic student staff members, and 7 amazing [...]

The Little Things

In less than 48 hours, I venture home to enjoy a well-deserved Thanksgiving Break and a wonderful birthday. Until then, my mind is full-on work-mode. My room is getting to the point where it is fully organized and clean, my to-do list is slowly getting smaller, and my mind is no longer rushing of the [...]