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how to deal with loneliness in college. There's a difference between homesickness, being alone, and loneiness in college. Here's what to do to get out of your rut.

Things people don’t talk about: Loneliness in college

    Within a few months, I realized that the college experience everyone craves for is something I’m not experiencing. For better and for worse.    Loneliness in college is real. And even though I seem so social and friendly and happy online, I still eat alone almost every day.   In fact, most of the reason behind my youtube channel (and consistent videos EVERY […]

Counseling is not just for the depressed or for the incredibly anxious. In honor of society awareness week, I wrote why I go to a counselor. Don't wait too long to get your mental health checked on.

Why I Started Going to a Counselor

A couple of weeks ago, I started seeing my counselor. No, I’m not depressed. No, I’m not homesick. I just wanted to talk to someone that I know will listen to me and help me figure out my life—dassit.   The stigma is still alive and kicking in regards to mental health in the black community. More people have changed their opinions on it, but […]

College parties are not always a safe place. There's drugs, drinking, and no parents, so bad things are bound to happen. Here are a few drinking rules to help you stay safe while at a college party.

How to Safely Enjoy a Night Out in College  

Short answer: Stay home. But if you’re like every other college student, you’ll look forward to doing something on the weekend other than homework and studying. Unfortunately, parties can sometimes cause even more stress than a biochemistry test. Alcohol poisoning, sexual harassment, and even worse, rape, are themes heavily associated with college parties. But here are some ways to avoid these themes and safely enjoy […]

I was so caught up in business and making money that I actually LOST money in college. Are you a fellow entrepreneur? Are you still in college? DON'T do this, and your business and money will strive.

Money Mistakes I Made as a Freshman in College

Even though I researched the heck out of college and how to survive in college, I made lots of money embarrassing, glaring mistakes.  From being close-minded to missing out on job opportunities, I made several mistakes that impeded me as a business owner and a person. Money Mistakes I Made as a Freshman in College   1. Not joining enough clubs In both my freshman […]

If you're a girl that's going to college soon, there's one thing you should know: people have sex. And do drugs. A lot. If you're not interested in having sex or drinking in college, you're going to be left out of a few conversations. But here is how to cope with being the odd one out.

To the New Freshmen Girls that Don’t Drink or Have Sex

It’s not as bad as you think it is. It’s worse.     Maybe you’re Christian. Maybe you don’t like the taste of alcohol. Maybe your parents never let you try it out. Whatever your reason for not having sex or doing drugs in college, know that people will NOT share the same beliefs. With new people come new social settings and new temptations. Not gonna […]

Do you find yourself checking social media all too often? Why are we so addicted to other people's lives? What can we do instead? Here's how to not get consumed by other people's lives on social media.

How to Not Get Consumed by Other People’s Lives on Social Media

How to Not Get Consumed by Other People’s Lives on  Social Media Ever have lunch with someone? Ever have such an exciting talk to tell or you’re bored and want to hear about that person’s day, but they’re too busy scrolling and watching Snaps? Ever feel disappointed that you wasted your lunch time talking to someone that’s on their phone? No? Well then maybe it’s […]