Some Tips for Managing Anxiety through Self-Expression

"As life hands you challenges and obstacles, and when you are overwhelmed with the pressures of life and living with mental health issues, the concept of controlling something as small and mindless as coloring brings peace."

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Self-Care Scholar

Sandra Castro is an office assistant for the ASUO Women’s Center and a Ford Scholarship recipient. She credited the importance of self-care in relation to academics, anxiety and depression. You can read her powerful speech here:

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Self-Care Scholar
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What Having Arthritis as a 20 Year-Old Has Taught Me About Self-Care

The stereotypical prescription of self-care is crawling into bed with a pint of ice cream and Netflix, and suspending your life for a few hours. I have done this more times than I can count, but I no longer see it as a cure-all.

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6 Femme-Directed Coming of Age Films You Need to Watch Right Now

Here are six films from around the world that accurately capture the universally wonderful, terrifying, frustrating journey of puberty -- all directed by women who have suffered through it.

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Her the Studio

“Her the Studio” by Julia Sherman and Erin Carstens. Their main message: the commodiffication of the female form.

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Her the Studio

Standing with Standing Rock as an Ally

Disclaimer – I do not claim Native or Indigenous identity. I went to Standing Rock as an ally and accomplice and I understand the nature of my resistance as looking different from that of my Native peers. I seek to speak from my own experience alone in my recollection of my time at Standing Rock.