Avoid social burnout from returning to campus by prioritizing your mental health, says Shay Suresh CM ’24.
We often get so caught up in our goals that we neglect to devote necessary time to reflect and relax, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.
Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 compiles an exhaustive list of ways to use music to your benefit while social distancing, whether through creating, sharing or listening to it.
Nina Potischman PO ’21 reflects on journaling her adolescence alongside messages from Sarah Manguso’s “Ongoingness: The End of a Diary.”
Relationships columnist Micaela Macagnone PO ’20 writes about her semester abroad in Madrid and sobering return home after her father’s passing. She reflects on how she found self care amidst grief: “I don’t think I’ll ever forget the day we moved — lying on my bedroom floor, with the sun shining through the windows onto the furniture-less wood floor, sobbing while trying my absolute hardest to remember the look of the ceiling, walls and floors.”
Meditiation might be commodified and corporatized, but it’s still a valuable tool for increasing relaxation and productivity.