Category Archives: Facing Challenges

Trusting Your Gut

College. There seems to be an endless supply of blogs written and articles posted on the subject. It has been the topic of most of my waking thoughts for the past four years of high school. However rather anticlimactically, one day you receive your last…

PCOS Blog

Not Just a Hormone Imbalance

PCOS is primarily known as an endocrine disorder yet it impacts more than just hormone levels. While the majority of research studies focus on the prevention of long term health consequences such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, few studies acknowledge that PCOS greatly impacts a…

Into the Wilderness

Imagine nothing beyond the sight of decaying evergreen with overgrown grass and trees around you with the feeling of mud and rotting plants on your clothing. This was my life for two weeks-camping, canoeing, hiking, and portaging (the struggle of carrying a 70 pound canoe…

Teens Speak

High school and the time around it is about growth. I have grown so much in so many areas since my freshman year. The area of growth that has been the most important in my life has been communication. It is a strange time to…

Evolving Perceptions

I think the best part about meeting new people is getting to know their perspective and views on different things. It’s so interesting to see how people’s backgrounds influence their thoughts. College is all about meeting new people from different walks of life. In my…

Small Things You Can Do to Save Big

Math may not be your favorite subject but it is an important one-especially when it comes to your financial future. Finances can be overwhelming, and may seem difficult to understand at first. Thankfully, there are a few simple things you can do that can make…

My Answer Hasn’t Changed

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” I remember being asked this question for the first time in the first grade. “I want to become a doctor!” and twelve years later my answer has not changed. In the first grade I wanted…