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 Emma Axtell, guest writer
Anorexia recovery – a magical time full of rainbows and sunshine and self-discovery, right? WRONG.
Recovery straight up sucks.
Now don’t get me wrong, choosing to recover saved my life. I would be dead otherwise. But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t the hardest thing I’ve ever done.
Original material by Devonne Carter, LCSW
Have you ever experienced anxiety or panic when due to someone not returning a text? Have you ever had spiraling or out of control thoughts when someone does return a text? Have you ever counted how many times you checked your phone in one hour?