The Problem of a Perfectionist Perspective

We all have some degree of perfectionism in us, and while chasing goals and setting standards can be motivating, it can also cause problems when we don't reach our super-high goals. I'm talking about my own experience as a perfectionist, and how shifting perspectives can help solve the 'problems of perfectionism', especially as a...

Finding Balance in College Life

The transition to college can be difficult, but it really is about finding a healthy balance between stress (of classes, responsibilities, and so many activities) and stress-relief (doing the things you enjoy). When you master that balance, and find that happy place, college is enjoyable, and you can easily thrive. When you lose that...

Spring Break in New York City

In reviving an old Barry-girl-tradition, my mom, sister, and I headed to New York City for the weekend of spring break. My sister is a senior at Clemson and her spring break was the week after mine, but it worked out for us to share the weekend in the city together. My mom has...