HOW TO SURVIVE CHRISTMAS ALONE

Not being with the people you love during the holidays is difficult. After all isn’t family, love and happiness the true essence of the holidays? However, not everyone can afford to go back home to see their beloved ones which makes it harder to handle the holiday blues. And it doesn’t help that it’s getting colder … Continue Reading

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY USE YOUR COLLEGE WEEKENDS

Massive parties, hanging out with friends and leaving homework until Sunday. While that sounds like a lot of fun but in reality it could leave you even more stressed out. I feel like there is this pressure in college to stay on track with school while keeping up with social life. In fact, with how … Continue Reading

TOXIC RELATIONSHIPS

I wrote this post months ago when I was going through a friendship dilemma but I was afraid to post it 🙁  For some reason I thought this post would be irrelevant because my blog is about college and life in America. But now I realize that friendship dilemmas, family problems and etc. do happen … Continue Reading

5 WAYS TO STAY POSITIVE IN COLLEGE

It’s not always easy to stay positive during college. Adjusting to new schedules, professors and meeting deadlines can be emotionally, physically and mentally taxing. I went from community college to LMU, so believe me I’ve encountered many stressful times, where being positive was the LAST THING on my mind. However, I’ve figured out ways to … Continue Reading

STRESS REDUCTION TIPS & HOW TO AVOID THE FIRST YEAR BLUES.

In my last post I talked about making this summer productive and fun. But what about once you arrive on campus? Even though you’ve prepared as much as you can the summer before, nothing can really prepare you for how you feel once you arrive and settle on campus. Being a first year is like any … Continue Reading

HOW TO PREPARE FOR COLLEGE THIS SUMMER.

Once this summer is over you will be back to college. Isn’t that crazy? Time flies by so fast! Between getting ready for college and making sure you have a summer you’ll never forget, expect to be busy. When I have time to do things, I spend it very wisely because once school starts, time … Continue Reading