Category: Be Positive

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Coming Out as a Positive Experience

“Coming out” is a decision to tell someone a fact about yourself that they may not know—usually something extremely personal and potentially something with a social stigma to it—so it can be hard to...

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Spring Cleaning Your Life

Warm weather and longer days are just around the corner, which means it’s almost time for spring cleaning! We hear a lot about dusting all corners of the house and organizing your desk, but...

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Gratitude Prompts

According to Grateful, researchers at Harvard Medical School report, “Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships.” However, Brianna Steinhilber writes that...

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Learning A Balance Of Attitude

This semester, I joined a new student organization at the University of Pittsburgh called Creative Minds Driven to Overcome (CMDO). I had the idea that service should be a fun, enjoyable experience for people to...

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A Recipe for Stress Relief

Sometimes life is stressful. Sometimes you want to eat cookies. Sometimes, both of those feelings happen at the same time! A friend of mine recently introduced me to “procrasti-baking”, which she defined as “making...

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Writing Letters

When I was going through intensive treatment for my eating disorder, we had one group session where we discussed the powerful impacts of writing letters to ourselves or the people in our lives. These...

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100 Happy Days

Have you heard of 100 happy days? The idea is to take a picture every day of something that makes you happy. What’s the point?  When you try to find something each day that...

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Happy Martin Luther King Day!

There are so many documents, videos and quotes attached to the iconic life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Read more about the meaning behind the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Watch one...