Identifying Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships

There are many generally accepted behaviors and exchanges between people in a committed relationship that are oftentimes, in reality, very problematic and unacceptable. Overprotecting, vigilant, dominant, overbearing, and controlling personality traits or behaviors are often interpreted as positive, such as the abuser doing what they do "out of care/love" for their partner. Of course, there are [...]

Turning the Negative into Positive

Divorce. What do you think of when you hear the word divorce? Maybe the word relates to your family, or a friend's family. Maybe it does not relate to you at all. People automatically think of divorce in a negative sense. A broken marriage, unnecessary fighting, loss of money, and upset children are just a [...]

Get Smart and Keep it Healthy at the Dining Hall

When I first started college, the hardest thing for me was not leaving my family, nor was it sleeping in a new room with random people I’ve never met before. Instead, it was transitioning from delicious home cooked meals to dining hall food! One minute I was eating fresh salads, an abundance of fruit, and [...]