It’s summer – a great time to get in shape! The sun is out, the days are long, and you don’t have the wintery problem of having to transition between wearing 18,000 layers pre-workout to a single layer while working out. But, what does getting in shape look like for you? Setting fitness goals can […]Read More Goals to Get Fit!
Stomp Out Stigma Week is quickly approaching! Our annual mental health awareness week is as strong as ever with a lineup of events that will be sure to make an impact on the Eagle Nation. According to the Center for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death among those aged 15 to […]Read More SOS Week 2016
College can often feel more like a circus than where we go after high school to pursue our dreams. Maintaining grades, a job, boyfriend, girlfriend, parents, roommates, and other extracurricular activities, all while pursuing our career goals, can turn into quite the balancing act. Just like any circus performer, however, juggling everything at once takes […]Read More Coping with College
What does Personal Development mean? If searched on the net, it is defined as the skills used to improve awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, build human capital and facilitate employability, enhance quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations. Being a college student, it is hard to keep a balance […]Read More Personal Development
Kevin Breel isn’t much different than a lot of us here on Georgia Southern’s campus. He has always been popular amongst his peers, funny, and extremely confident, but during Kevin’s Ted Talk from 2013, he explains how he felt that he has always lived two lives. For 6 years of his life, Kevin suffered from […]Read More Shattering the Stigma: an Intro to Kevin Breel
There’s a lyric from a 90s rock band that goes, “If you think that I don’t know about depression and emotional pain, you’re insane – or you’re a fool who hasn’t paid attention to a word that I say.” Sounds about right. Everyone experiences undesirable emotions from time-to-time, but what happens when you consistently feel […]Read More Loneliness and its Effect on the Body
Domestic violence: It’s still an issue that is largely downplayed on college campuses. But what constitutes domestic violence? It is an umbrella term which encompasses name-calling, controlling behaviors, intimidation, stalking, actual or threatened physical harm, or sexual assault. Approximately 70% of domestic violence cases go unreported – victims insist ‘nothing happened’ or the altercation ‘was […]Read More Love Doesn’t Hurt