We are dedicated to openly discussing and prioritizing mental health. Our mission is to educate the Michigan community about mental health, share stories of fellow wolverines, and report on campus news.
Skepticism is typically the first response to learning about ASMR. Some people find it unsettling or even creepy to watch these videos, whereas others feel relaxed and cared for. There’s a mix of responses that, to a great extent, depends on whether you get the chills from normal stimuli.
“On campus you start to see people being more open to sharing their struggles after witnessing celebrities sharing more of their personal stories,” Shelby tells us. “It merges the worlds of fame with our normal world even further.” At least that’s the goal of “Who Can Relate?”
Sugar became an easy exit from anxiety and depression, albeit the fleeting illusion of escape. My eating habits were a symptom of larger underlying issues that I had avoided and attempted to suppress with spurts of gratification.
People from all backgrounds and levels of experience with suicide and suicide loss are welcome to all of the events and to the Out of the Darkness walk. Registering is free, and participating in the walk is a great way to engage friends, family, and coworkers in this important conversation.
Head Talks, occurring Monday, October 9th at 7pm, is a one and a half hour Ted Talk-inspired event organized and created by Ross student Sarah Wood, bringing in influential leaders and joy soldiers that have done rewarding work in the field of mindfulness, mental health, and positive psychology.
Listen to this playlist on a rainy day or when you’re just feeling down on yourself. These are the songs I listen to when I feel lonely. It will give you a glimpse of happiness but keep you sad at the same time- the good kind of sad.
Several musicians have been open about their struggles with addiction, both through their art and through interviews. This playlist has songs that speak directly to the artists addiction, as well as songs from artists who have been open about their addictions. Take a listen and realize that addiction is something that affects a wide range of people.
My grandma grew up in traditional India, not allowed to get an education because of her gender, always taking care of her family, poster-child of traditional India. So when my mom told me what my grandma requested, to say I was shocked was an understatement.
My decision to do so has nothing to do with religion, morality, or even legality. My reason for not drinking is as simple as I don’t get joy from it, but more importantly because I don’t feel like myself when drinking.
Little did my parents know, I have had a juul since junior year of high school. I became so dependent on it that I would go to the bathroom between practically every class and hit it. I didn’t even even feel the effects of the juul anymore since I would use it so much; it simply became a comfort thing.
Disappointment in isolation is more manageable than an onslaught: standardized rejection letters from publications, unexpected grades, let-downs in friendships and relationships, etc. Though the confidence I have in my writing abilities oscillates, I found that writing has always acted as a tether to the beauty and wonder in the world around me.