Health & Wellness

A Parent & Adjunct Assistant Professor’s Guide to the Pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic has been an informing moment in time for me.  When life changed…

A Student’s Guide to Self-Management During the Pandemic

For millions of students enrolled in college programs, this year looks drastically different than previous…

We’re not separate from our environment.

My body lurched and pressed against the young male doctor in training next to me,…

Psychology shows us there are ways we can deal with COVID-19 uncertainty

Amidst the pandemic, uncertainty has become omnipresent—a thread woven through all parts of our lives…

Navigating the College Experience During a Pandemic

In all honesty, having Covid derail my senior year wasn’t a fun experience. No prom,…

COVID-19: On Interconnectedness

Perhaps ultimately, spiritual simply means experiencing wholeness and interconnectedness directly, a seeing that individuality and…

The Real Reason for the Embarrassing State of my Toenails This Summer

Like so many others, I do everything from home these days. And consequently, I rarely…

Breath And Hands: Both Unite For A New Normal

Breath. It connects two concurrent pandemics—the threat to breath and life due to coronavirus and…

Healthcare Providers are Harming Trans Patients

Yesterday I received a consult about a transgender patient who was suicidal. The team had…

The Cost of Not Being Counted: Why The Census Matters

Achieving a fair and accurate census count is incredibly important when we look at the…

I Refuse to Return to Normal: The Philanthropic Edition

As we begin putting our thoughts to returning to normal, some of us do not…

No Place Like Prison: Release Detainees During COVID

While many claim home feels like a prison these days, it most assuredly is not.…

From One White Woman to Another: Self-Care is Not for Us

More than once in the last three years, I’ve gotten lost in West Wing binges…

Anniversary of a Major Drilling Accident in Arlington Renews Need to Protect Texas Residents

Five years ago, my home city of Arlington experienced a major drilling accident. During fracking operations,…