habits

are you feeling: unmotivated? overwhelmed? lonely? all of us are experiencing the learning curves that accompany online school. many of my friends are struggling with finding the enthusiasm they once had for education – and this can be attributed to the lack of social interaction, the zoom environment, or even just the fact that everyContinue reading “habits”

prayer & meditation

faith is probably the most important aspect of my life. i am very involved in my spiritual and religious communities, and it has given me a lot of inner peace during these trying times. my favorite ways to reflect and give thanks for all that is going right nowadays is prayer and adoration. doing theseContinue reading “prayer & meditation”

music

full disclosure: i have danced in the supermarket and many other public places hundreds of times because i’ve heard a good song. now that that’s out of the way, here is the rest of the post: i have experienced the healing powers of music for my entire life – i’ve found a thrilling yet comfortingContinue reading “music”

crafts!

we spend way too much time looking at a screen – so today i am going to share with you some activities to do that are tech-free and require little to no experience or skill: crafts! you can make these crafts in the comfort of your home or you can go to a local parkContinue reading “crafts!”

mental health & resources

these times are stressful for everyone. i know many college students that are struggling with anxiety and depressive episodes because of the stressors of online learning, concern for the pandemic, the bombardment of the media, and the feeling of envy for those friends at college. it is important to note that everything happens for aContinue reading “mental health & resources”

facts about the pandemic and college

hey y’all! i don’t know about you, but the ambiguity and mystery of the pandemic have definitely caused me a lot of stress. on this post i will lay out the facts about the craziness of covid-19 with regards to college.  first things first, you are not alone! no matter where you are or whatContinue reading “facts about the pandemic and college”

introduction

hey! it’s your local pandemic-affected college student here to help you navigate through these stressful times! i am blessed to be on-campus this semester & i am seeing first-hand how COVID-19 is impacting the college community. and my friends, like many of you, are proud members of the at-home ‘zoom university’ class of 2024.  collegeContinue reading “introduction”