June is a month focused on celebrating all types of people and bringing awareness to numerous causes. One of the most important campaigns we bring awareness to in June is men’s health. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease
We all deserve the right to live authentically, but for so many people in the LGBTQ+ community, living authentically requires a few extra steps. “Coming out” is the process of telling friends, family, coworkers, and anyone you encounter that you exist outside the heteronormative culture we live in. You are not a straight, cis-gendered person.
We all do it- watch as the big deadline approaches, our anxiety rising but our bodies not jumping to action. Then, an hour before it’s due, panic takes hold, and you finish your assignment in a caffeine-induced haze. Procrastinating is a widespread problem, with about 20% of adults being chronic procrastinators (source). It’s worse for
As summer approaches, many of us begin planning our well-deserved vacations, chill weekend getaways, and much-needed quality time with our friends and family. The weather is warmer and the sun is out which means days spent lounging at beaches, lakes, and pools are quickly approaching. Although these fun summer activities are meant to bring happiness
It is officially the start of Pride Month, which means celebrating the diverse sexual orientations and gender identities of people all across the country. The LGBTQ+ community is made up of people who identify as Lesbian (L), Gay (G), Bisexual (B), Trans (T), Queer (Q), or other sexual orientations and gender identities such as asexual,
About one in three people with a long-term physical health problem also have a mental health problem, such as depression or anxiety. Depression can cause headaches, fatigue, and digestive problems, with anxiety resulting in stomach issues. Both can cause insomnia, restlessness, and difficulty concentrating. But you can improve your mental and physical health simultaneously. During
We all know the feeling- your stomach tightens, you feel sick, your hands start to shake, and your thoughts are racing. Anxiety is far from a rare human occurrence. In fact, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in the United States, with nearly 20% of adults experiencing it within the last year.
May is Mental Health Awareness month, which means a heightened focus on ways to normalize these challenges and reduce stigma surrounding treatment. Statistics tell us that 1 in 5 adults will have a mental health issue in their lifetime. Think about that 20% when you are in a classroom, work meeting, or social event, as
It’s not even your lunch break and you’re already reaching for your third cup of coffee. Fatigue wears on you every day as you count down the hours until sleep. Except, when the time arrives you find yourself delaying sleep- scrolling social media, watching the same tv show you’ve seen three times already, or up
College students have a lot on their plate and finding time to study for upcoming classes and exams can be a difficult task. Due to this, the majority of students end up cramming for a big test the night before in hopes that they will be able to retain all the knowledge needed the next