by Vivian Hoffmeister, Administrative Assistant for U!Shine
Well, it’s that time of year again-- I don’t know about you, but I get a thrill from drafting my New Year’s Resolutions every January. There’s something about the possibility of becoming a better, more well-rounded person in the upcoming year that energizes and inspires me.
Of course, unless I don’t fulfill my goals… then I’m just left feeling slightly ashamed and disappointed in myself.
by Taylor Dotson, student at Oklahoma Christian University
I was sitting in U!Shine's most recent seminar, "Conflict Happens" when the speaker, Marcina Simmons, asked the group this broad (and slightly terrifying) question: "How do you handle conflict?"
by Laura, graduate student and guest writer
Times of transition can be especially taxing on our mental health. About six weeks ago I made the nineteen-hour drive from Texas to Michigan to start my graduate program. Moving somewhere new for graduate school with no established social support network can be overwhelming.