The Talk: Mental Benefits on Your Sexual Health

Photo by One zone Studio on Unsplash This week, I’d like to discuss something that you may or may not have already talked about—sex. Whether you haven’t had it, you have had it, had too little, or too much, having this conversation is HEALTHY and it shouldn’t be ignored or put off. When you haven’t had this conversation, it can […]


We have all been there when arguing with our partner, it typically occurs at the end of the whole fiasco… Blank facial expressions, silent stares, or walking out of the room are all examples of stonewalling. The term stonewalling refers to the act of turning away from the discussion, (or person) due to a lack of mental energy or intense […]

4 Ways to Weather the Waves of Transition/ Loss

Written by: Brittany Glaser, M.A., M.Div. Even for those of us who crave adventure, change can be terrifying. Whether it is expected change, like our students who are going from one school to the next, or unexpected change, like a lost job or loved one, all change is difficult and comes with a wide mix of emotions. If you are […]

Seeking Out Counseling in a College Setting

After seeing the trauma that others have gone through, it can be hard to be forthcoming about your own problems. Even after going through trauma yourself, it can be hard to ask for help. We’re constantly telling ourselves it could’ve been worse, especially college students. We see our peers in clubs, excelling academically, and adulting in a way that we […]


Many times when we get into arguments, one person in the relationship criticizes or is contemptuous, which often leads to the other partner feeling attacked. When someone is feeling attacked they get defensive or shuts down emotionally. Most of the time, Criticism, contentment, and defensiveness are doing a little dance together during an argument. This clearly does not solve the […]

Coping with the Big Bad Wolf: Test Anxiety

Spring break is quickly approaching. While that brings shouts of joy for most children, it is also a reminder that the Georgia Milestone is right around the corner. Since the beginning of March, I have been bombarded with more and more children sharing their fears about the test that is coming up. They are worrying about how hard it will […]

“Top 7 Factors why You Probably Need More Omega-3s in Your Maternity Diet”

And, as someone who can be expecting your child, it is obvious you keep a around tab upon foods you must avoid. Pretty much everything is just a all-natural selection: mother nature's way of ensuring you get the perfect for you whilst your baby. One of those particular extremely healthful and is recommended foods can be omega-3 acids. As expected, […]

High School and Coping with a Mental Illness

They tell you before your freshman year that “the next four years are going to be the best time of your life.” When you have a mental illness, all the joy in your life is clouded. You can’t completely see all the happiness you are capable of because of the fog you must walk through that is your illness. During […]

Holidays: Dealing with Those Challenging In-Laws

Written by: Kellie Gwaltney, M.A. It’s the most wonderful time of year. So many parties, so much fun, so much…stress! For a lot of people, dealing with family raises the blood pressure! Difficult in-laws just add a whole new layer of problems, issues and drama. While we love the family we married into, they come with their own set of […]

What's Within the Kiss? Nothing Less Than The Very Heart and soul Of What It truly is To Be Human

One of my favourite historical reports of finding that comes from the particular 1864 book Savage South africa. The English explorer William Winwood Reade described love the beautiful child of an Africa king. Just after pursuing him / her for many many weeks, he dared to make sure you steal an important kiss. Sad to say things do not go […]