“Knowing that your negative thoughts are there and then letting them go may seem like a small step in keeping yourself in a positive mindset but it can really help.”
“Getting back into the swing has been hard, so here’s what I’ve done to help myself succeed in this second semester.”
“It’s sick season, baby, and you know what that means: nobody has a voice, everyone is coughing and your bed has never called your name louder.”
You can do it all — just maybe not at the same time.
Being five minutes away from those you care most about at any time is a feeling that will most likely not come again for many of us. Making the most of this opportunity will make our impending separations so much easier.
Feeling sad about the lack of true snow days thanks to Zoom University? You’re not alone. Abby is here to commiserate with a silly obituary and some tips to get you through.
I think you should skip your family’s Thanksgiving and come to my Friendsgiving instead. It’s Bring Your Own Mask, and there will be more than enough food to go around. Fair warning though, if a Thanksgiving dinner that is both gluten- and meat-free is more offensive to you than your distant cousins’ political beliefs, you may just want to bite the bullet and go home instead.
You should never feel guilt for not sharing your story with anyone, especially in an academic or classroom setting. It is yours and yours alone, and you get to choose what to do with it.
It’s completely understandable for people to be anxious right now. No one blames you! The future is uncertain for everyone, but especially for those of us who are in college. We are already in a phase of change and growth, and current changes have added to that exponentially.
Social distancing can feel pretty lonely in this age of coronavirus. It doesn’t have to, though! Abby’s here to help with some ideas to help you keep in touch with your loved ones, even though you can’t squeeze them in person.