People think self care is always face masks or lighting fancy candles while you take a bubble bath. While theres nothing wrong with that and it can be all of those things, I’ve found self care to be a bit more ugly. Self care for everyone is different, but through this time in quarantine I’ve found that for me self care is reflecting.Read More The Ugly Side of Self Care
This semester took a left turn that we never saw coming. Yet, we still had a damn good semester. Here are our final words as we close an unforgettable chapter in the ShoutOut history books.Read More To a Semester Like No Other…Cheers?
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people all around the world have been recommended to quarantine themselves within the safety of their own home and practice social distancing. Though the compliance of these regulations are crucial for everyones safety and health conditions, many people forget how detrimental this can be for those who are involved in […]Read More Loving From A Distance (Part 2)
On the stress of “productivity” and the things that are keeping me entertained and comforted at this time.Read More Making it through the Week
Learn more about the book club WAKE UP on JMUs campus, creating conversations around race and identity.Read More JMU WAKE UP: Intersections of Whiteness and Identity
Is it just me or does anyone else feel like as soon as COVID-19 took over, the rest of your life slowly crumbled right beneath your feet? I’m still trying to remain positive during this time of uncertainty and find the “silver-linings” of each moment I am granted, but shits hard. I feel like I am constantly going back and forth between the battles going on in my physical life, as well as those persisting through my mental state.Read More A Quick Check-In With Myself
–Exciting. Eager. Overwhelming. Eye-opening. Motivating. Exhausting. Draining. Scary. Unpredictable. Heartbreaking.–
You are all of these to me, and more.Read More Dear Senior Year…