reading

Maximizing Your Free Time

Maximizing Your Free Time

Do you find yourself doing the same mundane activities when you're provided some free time? Read here to find out ways you can provide meaning to these spare moments.

The Books of the Summer

The Books of the Summer

Even though you may work a job or take summer classes, hopefully you've been able to take advantage of the season & its opportunities to fill your mind with the stuff of books. If you haven't though, no worries, because you've still got time! For the last remaining month of summer, make it your goal to get through at least one book. If you're wondering where to begin, read on to discover some of the favorite books of the summer from me & some of my bibliophilic friends.

Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List

In a few months, students will flood the campus of Mississippi College, bringing distinct perspectives and life experiences with them. College provides one of the best opportunities for you to expand your mind through classes and the different people you encounter. It's exciting, growing, and sometimes, a bit shocking and frustrating. The truth is, though, that you can encounter different minds without leaving your room. Reading provides us with a way to step into others shoes, explore lands we've never seen, and think thoughts we would have never contemplated. Do yourself a favor and read something this summer. If you don't have any ideas, we've thought of a few based on your interests. 

Treat Yourself Well This Summer

Treat Yourself Well This Summer

I have a confession. The other day, I sat all day on my couch and binge-watched The Office. My sole meal  for that particular day consisted of chocolate chip banana pancakes and peanut butter. Now that's out in the open, I'm here to tell you that you shouldn't spend your summer like that. With the summer heat pounding down and left-over exhaustion from classes, lazy days are sometimes needed, but the problem arises when those days become the entire summer. You only have one body, so treat yourself well this summer. What does that look like practically? We have some ideas! 

A Lot of Not-So-Blank Pages

A Lot of Not-So-Blank Pages

BOOKS! Nicely shaped collections of words that are bound together for our enjoyment. It's your blog chiefs, Ash and Liz, here to talk to you about books because we love them. I don't think it takes a genius to figure out that two girls who both spend their free time writing and who (obviously) write for MC also love to read. We are both so in love with words and are so passionate about the impact that they can have.