ENHANCING YOUR PHYSICAL WELLNESS PRACTICES WITH CANNABINOIDS

No, it is not breaking news. Wellness culture continues to rise. Talking about health no longer just means talking about our physical bodies. Today, when we talk about health what we are really discussing is 'wellness' which provides a more holistic view of body, mind, and spirit. It is an intersection of our physical, emotional, …

SAVE YOUR WALLET, YOUR SKIN AND YOUR COFFEE GROUNDS

Prices continue to rise on organic beauty products, and as an independent graduate student my wallet cannot keep up! So I took it upon myself to do research on simple DIY beauty products that can help both save the planet and my bank account. I was blown away at all the tips and tricks for …

5 MUST HAVE CRYSTALS FOR A HAPPY AND PRODUCTIVE LIVING SPACE

whether you've been interested in the healing powers of crystals for awhile or are new to the world of holistic healing - welcome to this post! Crystals and gem stones have been used for thousands of years for decoration, physical adornment, magic, healing, protection and religious ceremonies "crystals have a remarkable capacity to absorb, store, …

HOW 4 FEDERALLY INCARCERATED MEN TAUGHT ME VULNERABILITY

Note: This is a reflection piece based off of my undergraduate thesis research “The Man I am Today”: Exploring Narratives of Masculinity and Hardship in the Lives of Long Term Inmates in a Federal Correctional Facility (2006) in which transformative research was conducted in a federal prison with life sentenced male offenders. Therefore, this piece …

7 THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE STARTING GRAD SCHOOL

GRAD SCHOOL CAN BE REALLY LONELY  From grade Primary, to Grad School, educational institutions will always feel like a wild jungle. From predators, prey, learning, growing, failing, and trying to keep up with a constant changing environment, the majority of our understandings of how to navigate our social worlds developed within a classroom. And if …