Finals Checklist

Hi Jumbos! Whew….another year almost gone, and it’s kind of hard to believe.  First some administrative stuff – next week will be the last blog post of the semester (although there may still be some music posted sporadically.) Keep an eye out for the blog’s return in the fall!  I won’t get too mushy on […]

Happy Earth Day!

Good morning Jumbos!! The spring weather is finally here, and just in time for Earth Day! And what better way to brighten up your day and engage in a little self care than to spend some time outside? Fresh air and sunlight are great for your health and your mood.  Here are a few things […]

Spring Spotlight: Middlesex Fells

Good morning Jumbos! I hope you are all readjusting to the grind of the semester – I don’t know about you but my brain is definitely still on Spring Break.  The bright side is that the weeks until summer vacation are slowly but surely counting down and the weather is getting nicer out. If you […]

Spring Break

Good morning Jumbos! T-minus two days until Spring Break! The feeling of fewer responsibilities is in the air! Regardless of where you’re going (if it’s somewhere warm, I am super jealous) Spring Break is a great opportunity to recharge and make a little time for self care. Number one priority – SLEEP.  I don’t know […]

Tips for Dealing with Clinical/Seasonal Depression

Hello hello fellow leaf-jumpers and cider-drinkers, Despite the 70 degree weather we had there for a bit, I think it’s safe to say that fall, and soon winter, are most definitely upon us.  One of the most tangible signs of this is the darkness that now creeps in at only 5:00pm and shrouds the campus […]

Resource Spotlight: TMSS

Hello hello radiant Jumbos, Today’s post is a tad different.  This week, I really want to highlight an amazing resource here at Tufts: Time Management & Study Strategies at the ARC.  What is it you ask? It is a coalition of grad student consultants who want to help you be the healthiest and sanest person […]

Supporting a Loved One With Depression

Hello hello beautiful souls, Having a loved one who suffers from depression can be very difficult, because you want so much to help them and be there for him but you don’t know how.  Below are a handful of tips for being the best companion to your loved one as you can possibly be, and […]

Self Care 101

Hello hello lovely Jumbos! As midterm season is well and truly upon us, it is super easy to get wrapped up in the seemingly endless litany of tests, papers, and those dreaded oral presentations.  And while these things are all important, and it is indeed important to work hard in school, you know what’s even […]