Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Written by Jessica Peterson, MS, RD, CDCES, Registered Dietician Nutritionist When we think of eating disorders we often think about the emancipated, white, teenage girl staring at herself in the mirror grasping for the fat she does not have on her body.  We rarely see the 20 something male meticulously counting macros, the transgender freshman…

Feeling Anxious? Read This.

Right now, there is a lot of uncertainty in the world. It can be easy to feel anxious or panicked when thinking about the future or what may happen due to COVID19. There are still campus resources such as Counseling and Psychological Services available to students, so reach out if you or a friend is in need. There are other ways to reduce stress and anxiety during the next few weeks that you can practice at home! Here are a few tips:

10 Ways to Pass the Time Besides a Home Workout

While home workouts can be a great way to get some exercise, increase endorphins, and contribute to a happy mood, there are other things to do with your free time too! Read on for ten ideas to help you boost your mood and reduce stress or anxiety.

How to Prevent Burnout

Ever feel just completely burned out from school, work, or both? You’re not alone. Read to how to prevent your next burnout.

Connecting at MSU

College is a time of transition and growth. Most of us move hours away from home, leaving behind family, friends, and pets. This can make it difficult to feel connected. Below are some tips on how to connect here on campus! Join a club or organization! As soon as you get onto campus, Catapalooza is…

How To Help a Friend Struggling With Body Image

It can also be hard for us to see our friends and loved ones struggling with body image. We may love and appreciate them for the humor, brightness, generosity, and kindness they bring to the world, but they may be blinded by negative body image and unable to see past the image that they see in the mirror.

Social Media & Body Acceptance

Media influences our body image in many different ways that may be unconscious. Together, let’s create a change in the social media atmosphere and make it more body positive and REAL!