College

College Backpack Essentials

Extra socks/pants/shirt/underwear I always have a spare outfit in my bag in case it rains and I get soaking wet or I spill something on my clothes. I think it is better to be prepared than to not be. Extra contacts/glasses/sunglasses I wear glasses most of the time but when I want to wear contacts, I’ll bring extras just in…

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College, Mental Health

College and Mental Health

I have schizoaffective disorder. This is a combination of schizophrenia and a mood disorder, in my case, major depression. I also have a few anxiety disorders. Those include, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety, and panic disorder. I am going into my fourth year of college. I have been through a lot in my few college years. College can be a…

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College

College and Homesickness

My freshman year of college, I didn’t really feel homesick. I was too busy with color guard practice and school work. I had a good thing going. I was in a good place mentally until the end of my freshman year. Sophomore year was when it really hit me. Spring semester. I missed my family so much. I didn’t know…

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