Checking in on Your Mental Health

As a teenager or young adult, you have probably heard about mental health in the news and media, but it may still be a vague concept to you. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, the term mental health generally refers to…

Healthy Food Obsession

Three Trendy Diets Explained

In a diet-obsessed society, healthy diet and lifestyle trends come and go as fast as you can say coconut oil. With a constant influx of new information, it can be hard to keep up with the latest fads. Here are three popular diet tips, and…

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting College

The start of freshman year can be both exciting and daunting. Despite what I’ve seen in movies, I had no idea what to expect my own experience to look like. Right away, I started to feel overwhelmed by all the information being thrown at me…

Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink

You know what is absolutely mind blowing? Flint, Michigan still does not have clean water. Water is a basic human right, something we all need for survival. I believe that the fact that there are people all around the world who do not have clean…

Think Before You Drink and Drive

On July 29th my friend, Olivia, went to a party and made the mistake of getting into a car with a person who was intoxicated. At around 4am the car she was in crashed into a pole. Olivia was only 16 years old when she…

Adopt a Healthy Habit

Summer is a great time for all things fun, whether it’s heading to the beach with friends or exploring a new museum. It’s also a great time to adopt some health habits that will help keep you healthy and safe this summer. Drink Water It…

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…