Is Stress Getting The Best of You Too? 7 Ways to Cope

Stress. Our good’ol friend who comes around time and time again. The friend who comes to visit without permission, and stays longer than you asked them to. The friend who is always talking when you’re trying to fall asleep, and won’t leave you alone when you just want to be by yourself. I stress, you stress, we all stress! I stress of a daily basis … Continue reading Is Stress Getting The Best of You Too? 7 Ways to Cope

What’s Going To Be Your Legacy?

Oprah Winfrey gave a speech at Agnes College 128th Commencement. She spoke about a conversation that she had with Maya Angelou about Oprah’s school in Africa. She told Maya “that’s going to be my greatest legacy.” Maya replied “you have no idea what your legacy will be.” Oprah was confused but insisted that this school was going to be her legacy. Maya replied with this: … Continue reading What’s Going To Be Your Legacy?

Back to School: Tips & Tricks for a Successful Start

The first day of school is the “New Years” of September. Many students depict starting a new school year as a new beginning. New year, new teachers, new classes, new accomplishments. It is a new chapter in a student’s personal book of adventures.  A new school year is the perfect time to get into what I like to call bawse mood. (And if you don’t know what a … Continue reading Back to School: Tips & Tricks for a Successful Start

Education is yours!

“No one can take your education from you.” This was a line said by a women I met at my great aunt’s 80th birthday party. She was congratulating my younger cousin on her graduation from high school when the wise words flowed from her mouth. The phrase really resonated with me. The next day I attended my boyfriend’s university graduation where I got to watch about … Continue reading Education is yours!

Stress Buddies

As a third year student in university, I’ve come to know the word “stress” like the back of my hand. (Especially right now in the middle of final exams) By definition, stress is “a state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc.” This is the common definition people say when asked about stress, however; as I continued scrolling the webpage I … Continue reading Stress Buddies