Taking good care of your mental health when you start college should be your top priority. It can very exciting to start this new chapter of your life, but it also means that you're going to experience a lot of changes on your own. Going to college means starting a whole new phase without the guidance of your parents or family members. This can be stressful to some students because it means leaving home and exploring new things without help from anyone. New campus, new friends, and new experiences will bring you so much joy. However, it might also make you stressed and worried.
Hustle culture is no joke. If you're not interning at renown corporations, involved in 10+ organizations, and working, you most likely feel like, "what am I doing with my life." The problem with this is not you- it's normal to focus on your growth and take things slowly. The "hustle" life and amount of accolades on your resume does not define the quality and efficiency of your impact in this world.
Today, I will be discussing ways of combatting the Duck Syndrome.
As students, we’re often working on multiple assignments at once. Deadlines for classes tend to overlap, and we spend some time each week figuring out how to best utilize our time for the dozens of things we have to do. This can be a harder process to figure out if you’re balancing work, extracurriculars, studying for a standardized test, as well as personal life. Sometimes, we feel that we don’t have enough hours in the day for all our responsibilities, and we end up neglecting our obligations. I have run into the same problem various times over the years. Below, I will be giving my tips for maintaining a balance in your life.
In today's blog, I will be discussing what is perfectionism, how it can be detrimental to your mental health, and ways to overcome your perfectionist tendencies.
In today's blog, I will be discussing what is hustle culture, how over-indulgence can become detrimental to our minds and bodies, and ways to combat the toxicity of hustle culture.
The Ivy League seems like an unattainable, glorious dream; having unimaginable resources that would allow you to explore interests and passions, engaging in riveting conversation with bright peers, learning useful skills for a fulfilling career. While there are multiple famous alumni that come from these schools, a lot of the mental strain that comes with the Ivy is swept under the rug since it is a given when attending these top schools.
My first year at Haverford College ended today along with the last exam of my two-week-long finals period. While I know that the incoming class of 2024 will have a drastically different experience from those in my class year, I think some things will stay the same