You Can Control Your Hangxiety

Sundays are by far the worst day of the week. There’s the last minute homework, the preparing for the long week ahead, the hangovers, and if you are like me, the hangxiety. But, what exactly is hangxiety? It can be described as the intense feelings of anxiety after drinking alcohol. The Henry Ford Health System Staff attributes these feelings to the decline of excess dopamine … Continue reading You Can Control Your Hangxiety

5 Ways to Decompress When You’re Stressed

With school back in session, it is nearly impossible to not be stressed. However, just as important as studying for your exams is taking a break to relieve your stress. Here are five personally tested and student approved ways to release your stress and recharge! Go on a walk. This is one of my favorite ways to decompress after a long study session. I have … Continue reading 5 Ways to Decompress When You’re Stressed

How to Make the Most of College in a Pandemic

*Written by Madison Ernst* With little time for goodbyes, college students were rushed home in March 2020 due to the impacts of COVID-19. My sophomore year ended too soon.  After my low-key summer spent with my family, I was focused on making the most of my junior year at Syracuse University.  I knew my college experience would be different than what I was already accustomed … Continue reading How to Make the Most of College in a Pandemic

Journaling: A Remedy to Your Worries

Whether you have a difficult exam coming up or you recently got into a fight with your best friend, we all experience stress.  These relatable and uneasy feelings can become overwhelming when you don’t have someone to confide in, don’t want to bother a friend with your problems, or maybe you’re not even quite sure how you’re feeling at all— so what do you do? … Continue reading Journaling: A Remedy to Your Worries

My Reality of Over-Exertion: A Different Type of Self-Care

Running: a sport I decided to try because of the simple fact that I was awful at all the others. For a long time, running was a huge part of how I saw myself and how others saw me. Throughout all of high school, I ran almost every day, leaving Sundays as my only day off. The vigorous schedule came with the territory of being … Continue reading My Reality of Over-Exertion: A Different Type of Self-Care