College, Health

How to avoid colds and sickness in college

I tend to write more about emotional and spiritual wellness than physical health, but as we all know, the three are connected, and college can be a major challenge to each one. I want to share a few tried-and-true pieces of advice that I picked up from others or discovered myself in college, to keep you as cold-free as possible!…

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Faith

What we should all be doing on Valentine’s Day

Just about everyone who is not in an adorable relationship is sick of hearing about Valentine’s Day. The collective users of social media have seen enough photos of brunches for two, romantic candlelit dinners, and couple selfies involving some sort of heart shape made with arms or hands. So content creators and social media users alike have started to rebel.…

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Faith

What if today is the most important day of your life?

I read an alarming study yesterday that indicated that most professionals admit to wasting an hour every day at work. A handful of respondents (4%) even said they waste up to four hours a day! It really got me thinking about how time, which is precious and in short supply even to the fabulously wealthy, is also incredibly easy to…

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Lifestyle

My first year visual journaling

Today I am excited to share with you guys a project that I’m really proud of. A couple of years ago I saw an amazing series of drawing that an artist did illustrating everyday life. It inspired me so for a year I did a drawing every day of my life, my friends, my family, my boyfriend, my job, and…

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College, Health, Lifestyle

How to rejuvenate over Christmas break

Have you ever felt like a break has gone by and you are just as tired and frazzled as you were when the break started? This definitely happens to me — sometimes, particularly over shorter breaks, you might be going on a trip or doing so much that there isn’t much time to relax. But on Christmas break, the big…

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Relationships

Be a better sister in 7 days challenge

At my last hourly count 5 seconds ago, it is now 16 days to Christmas! Most students are wrapping up their semesters, and if your family is like mine, there’s a lot of family time in your near future. My sister and I have been hanging out a good bit lately as her school is wrapping up and work has…

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