Getting Cozy

It’s that time of year. For some of us, it’s getting colder, days are getting shorter, and leaves are changing colors. For others, there is less of a change in temperatures and a more consistently warm climate. Regardess of where we live, there are cycles in nature that we as humans follow, whether we realize it or […]

The (not so) Great Escape

                                              You’ve got a monkey on your back.  He’s strung out on heroin.  She’s kicking from withdrawal.  I’m jonesing for a fix.  These common addiction reference phrases suggest the unshakeable hold of addiction.  […]

Embracing Love in All Its Forms

                                              In this time of harsh realities, polarizing themes and political opinions, and conflict in seemingly every corner of modern life, finding love is perhaps more important than ever before.  What does the image […]

Exploring the Self: It’s Not One-Dimensional

“Know thyself.”  It is such a simple, two-word sentence, but with infinite range and potential meaning.  Have you ever said something like, “A part of me wants to do this or that” or “A part of me feels like…”?  We all have multiple, perhaps infinite parts of ourselves, and I don’t mean in a multiple […]

How to Practice Self-love

 Veronica Zazzaro Mental Health Student, LSRG Assistant Self-love has become a household term in our society. It’s all over everything from our favorite TV shows to the silliest internet memes. Friends, family and coworkers talk about how important it is for our physical and emotional well-being and how necessary self-love is to work into our […]

Ring in the New Year with a new routine

  Now that 2014 is officially over and the new year has begun,  everyone (well maybe not every one) is beginning to start the road towards accomplishing their new year’s resolutions. But should our new years resolutions be about making these drastic changes that we feel will make our lives better or should we tweak things that […]