Blog Archive

Don’t Fret: Six Ways to Overcome Anxiety

By Dr. Rick Fowler | 12/29/2020

We live in troubled times. Since life is so uncertain, how do we work thorough the anxiety created by the economy, a relationship breakdown, or a sudden health concern? To…

Holding Fast to What is True

By Alexa Miller | 10/19/2020

If you’ve been on social media or watch the news, chances are you’ve experienced many and mixed emotions. The feelings we find ourselves exhibiting have become the chant of 2020:…


8 Ways to Conquer the Mid-Semester Slump

By Zach Walker | 10/13/2020

Lately, I’ve been feeling the workload picking up for me as we go through finals and completing more involved assignments. On top of that, it can be hard to manage…

Advice from Parents: Preparing for the College Goodbye

By Jenny Gregory (with the help of some veteran moms and dads) | 08/02/2020

It seems like yesterday your son or daughter was saying their first words and taking those first steps. Fast forward what feels like a few hours, and he is embarking…

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We Can Be United in the Midst of Our Diversity

By Javier Chavez | 07/06/2020

Diversity is always a positive experience only if it is accompanied with respect, understanding, gratitude, and hope. It is not a surprise to any of us that the United States…

What I Wish I Could Have Told My Freshman Self

By Jenny Gregory (with the help of TMU seniors) | 06/11/2020

As graduates from the class of 2020 begin their next steps, many will look back on their college experience, thinking, “There are so many things I would have done differently.”…

Why Waking up at 5:00 am is Changing My Life

By Zach Walker | 05/28/2020

Yes, you read that right. And no, I am not a psychopath for waking up at an absurd hour in the morning. To start, before waking up this early, I…


By Dr. Natalie Ford, PhD, LPC, CPCS | 04/23/2020

I’ve thought about writing this post for some time, but just could never “find time” to sit down and do it. Perhaps it wasn’t not having time (for we are…

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How to Manage Depression During a Quarantine

By Dr. Natalie Ford, PhD, LPC, CPCS | 04/08/2020

Sheltered in. Most of us had never heard of this a month ago, but now it has become a very real part of our lives. Isolation is one of the…

7 Things I Learned as an International Student

By Milly Namukasa | 04/07/2020

While being an international student has been one of my favorite experiences, it has come with some learning curves, too. I learned that there is a great deal of preparation…