Mental Health: Depression

This the third post in my mental health series. My first two posts – Burnout and Mental Illness – can be read using the links. You do not have to read these in any order. Now, about depression… According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), “major depression is one of the most common …

Kay’s Diet Diary #3

For anyone just joining this series, check out my first and second Diet Diary posts. It’s been a rough month, full of final projects and more naps than I’d like to admit. After lull in my exercise and dieting, I got back into it and fell into another lull. All this not working out has …

Mental Health: Mental Illness

I want to start off by saying this is a very sensitive topic and I am not an expert. I only know as much as my research and experiences have taught me. That being said, I also recognize that the subject of mental illness is stigmatized and hope to help change that. For anyone just …

Science of Sweat

If you abbreviate the title of this post it’s SoS which, to me, accurately describes sweat. It’s getting warmer on campus and while I love the sun and cool breezes, I’m one of those gross sweaters which I blame on my hair mostly. My hair is thick and dark which means it absorbs heat and …

Mental Health: Burnout

I drew the featured picture, and I cannot draw. While I think my drawing is hilariously awful, mental health is an important issue in our everyday lives. I’ve been wanting to do a mental health series for awhile now. I think “mental health” is this buzz phrase that gets thrown around, but people don’t actually know …

Dieting with Casey: April

For anyone just joining feel free to check out the previous posts in my Dieting with Casey series: the Intro and March. It’s been a rough month for us. I’ve been busy and unmotivated to work out or keep up my diet and Casey’s been sick. Here’s what happened. Kay Fails Over spring break, I didn’t …

Lip Balm Reviews

I constantly have dry lips and when they’re dry, I pick them and when I pick them, they bleed. I’ve been picking my lips for as long as I can remember and I’ve been attempting to consistently use lip balms for as long as I can remember. Because dry lips are a problem that everyone …

Sleeping Soundly

My bed is my happy place, but I’ve been struggling to get a good nights sleep this past week. It did not help that last week was round 2 of midterms. I’ve been sleeping eight hours, but I’m still tired when I wake up. So I’m sleeping but it’s not restful. If you’re like me …

Kay’s Diet Diary #2

Welcome back to Kay’s Diet Diary! It’s now officially a series. If you missed it, you can find my first post here. Spring Break Slump If you’ve read some of my previous posts, you know I spent my spring break on the couch, avoiding my homework. While it was great to get away from school, …