It’s Okay Not to be Perfect

It’s hard to accept that you’ll never be perfect. You’re not imperfect through any fault of your own; it’s just impossible to achieve true perfection. Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone has their faults. And that’s okay. I am far from perfect, and at times, I have difficulty coming to terms with that. As someone living with manic depressive and panic disorders …

Pre-Race Warrior Run Throwback

This week for #WarriorWednesday, as we approached race week, we wanted to do a little throwback to last year’s Warrior Run. We’re definitely going to miss seeing all of you in person this year, but we’re looking forward to seeing all the amazing ways our Warriors build a virtual race community! Due to COVID restrictions, this year’s Warrior Run looks …

#DearCaroline Talks Stress

This week for #WarrriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown of #DearCaroline talked on her vlog about managing stress going back into the school year. She shared tips on how she manages her own stress and encouraged others to try some self-discovery to see what works best for them. Follow along to hear what she has to say!

Even When It is Hard, Hold onto Hope

Hold onto hope. A simple statement, that can be so hard to do. This week, my family and I remembered the exact pain and fear that we felt this time last year. This time last year, my mom was being diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. This time last year was one of the worst times of my life. The …

@positivitywithcaroline Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Caroline McKeown, the creator of @positivitywithcaroline, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health for teens. Check out her bio below! Hi everyone!!! My name is Caroline McKeown, I’m 16 years old, and I’m a junior at Saint Ursula Academy. I started my account @positivitywithcaroline to hopefully add some light into others days, while …

Feel Your Feelings, But Never Forget Your Worth

Are you an overthinker? I’ve been someone who overthinks my entire life, which certainly didn’t help my anxiety. Over time, I’ve managed it more, but I still have moments when I can become consumed by my thoughts. I still struggle with the need to meet expectations of others, and those expectations can sometimes fuel my sense of self-worth. This may …

#DearCaroline Talks Peer Pressure

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown shared another episode of her #DearCaroline vlog talking about peer pressure as it relates to the pandemic. With school going back, it can be easy to slip back into our old ways because we all want things to just go back to normal. It’s so important, though, to remind ourselves to keep following the …

Despite the Sadness, Seek Out Moments of Joy

2020 has certainly been a difficult year. A sad year. A year full of grief on many levels. A year full of uncertainty. At the end of 2019, no one could have predicted that 2020 would be going the way that it is. So many things have happened in such a short amount of time. Time has flown by faster …

You Are Capable of More Than You Know

Push yourself out of the boundaries and limits you have kept yourself behind. It’s amazing how resilient and capable we truly are if we just believe in ourselves. I remember for so long I used to say that I wasn’t creative. So in turn, my mind often went blank at new ideas and I boxed myself out of trying or …