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I want to give you a realistic expectation of rush week and help prepare you for what to expect if you consider joining a fraternity or sorority.

A Realistic Expectation of Rush Week

Before we start, it’s important for you to understand that my school isn’t your typical school when it comes to Greek Life. I go to a private Christian School in Nashville that only has...
Having dealt with the issue of navigating the waters of fun vs. self-care, here are my 5 tips for when everyone around you is having fun and you aren't.

5 Tips for When Everyone Around You Is Having Fun and You Aren’t

It was the beginning of my freshman year of college. Never in my life had I ever seen more people doing more things, with seemingly enough stamina to complete anything their heart desired without...
College is portrayed as this place that you go to get a higher education, but also to get wrecked. But wait, what if I DON'T want to party? Have no fear...

But Wait! What If I DON’T Want to Party?

So, You DON'T Want to Party? College has this reputation, I think you know where I’m going with this. Ever seen Animal House? Revenge of the Nerds? Project X? Neighbors? I could write a full...
Imagine going to college and not knowing how to do things for yourself, like laundry. Teaching independence WITHOUT helicopter parenting is very important!video

Teaching Independence Without Helicopter Parenting | Psych in 60

Teaching Independence Without Helicopter Parenting Julie Lythcott Haims, former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford University, wrote a book about the perils of helicopter parenting called "How to Raise an Adult". To summarize, she and her colleagues...
To keto diet or not to keto diet, that is the question. The original ketogenic diet was developed to control pediatric epilepsy in the 1920's.

To Keto or NOT to Keto?

In my Dietetic internship in 2005, there were a few life-threatening conditions that I was able to study in the classroom and then observe a patient with the same condition in the hospital. Some...
When diagnosed with PTSD, a person needs to experience symptoms in four categories. Here are the cognitive symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.video

Cognitive Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) | Psych in 60

Cognitive Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder As a piece of being diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, a person needs to experience symptoms in four separate categories beyond just exposure to a traumatic event. One...
Forming new habits can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be boring. We recommend you gamify your life with our favorite productivity app, Habitica!

Psychology of Habitica: Gamify Your Life With This Productivity App

To be clear, I am not the most disciplined human being on the planet. But I do have certain habits I never have to think about, which is really what a habit is. An...
What are appropriate behaviors for a one-year-old? While every child is different and there are no hard-and-fast rules about when certain developmental...

What Are Appropriate Behaviors for a One-Year-Old?

Appropriate Behaviors for a One-Year-Old While every child is different and there are no hard-and-fast rules about when certain developmental milestones occur, there are general timelines for when we expect to see certain accomplishments. Relatedly, some...
Are you properly sustaining your child's summer sleep schedule? Protect your child's sleep from the chaos of summer break!

Sustaining Your Child’s Summer Sleep Schedule

We are in the final week of school, which means that I am in the final countdown for making lunches, keeping laundry on schedule, and signing agendas. For my adolescent, I don’t have nearly as...
What is the ideal bedtime for a child? The way to understand the ideal bedtime for your child is to perform an experiment: track their sleep for two weeks and get an average of the number of hours slept per night over the two-week period.video

What Is the Ideal Bedtime for a Child? | Psych in 60

What Is the Ideal Bedtime for a Child? What is the ideal bedtime for a child who has to wake at 7 AM and how much does going off schedule at breaks affect them? The way...