With all the stresses of college (and life in general), it can be easy to lose track of taking care of yourself, but could it be that making self-care a priority actually helps you achieve a more balanced lifestyle and could even reduce your stress level? Read more to find out.
Out of all the unique things that Mississippi College has to offer, CAB (Campus Activities Board) events, Welcome Week Crew events, and Residence Life events are among the top of my list. From Welcome Week and the Lighting of the Quad, to a Valentine’s Day “mixer” and a “puppy break,” there are all sorts of events you can attend to meet other students and take a break from your studies. Keep reading to learn about some of the people and events that have helped make MC feel like a second home to me this year.
Just like God gave us doctors, nurses, nutritionists, and physical trainers, He also gave us counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and friends. With this in mind, it’s important to understand that taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical health. It doesn’t have to begin with a big issue – it could be something that starts with getting to know yourself better or just meeting with someone as a way to “check-up” on your mental health. Whether you’ve felt like you need help, or you just want to check-up on your mental health, MC’s Counseling and Disability Department is a great place for you to turn to. Read more here.
Before you register for online classes, make sure you take some time to determine if the pros outweigh the cons.
For some of us, doing what we love seems impractical, too idealistic. And in some circumstances, that might be so. How do we discern how to properly do what we love?