Health, Monday Movie Series

How Brain Scans Can Help Healing

The other day, I had some free time and watched a very informative TED talk that educated me about the use of brain scans and imaging within the scope of practice of clinical psychiatrists.  Now, right off the bat, you might be wondering how this really relates to Child Life. I'm going to invite you… Continue reading How Brain Scans Can Help Healing

Health, Self-Care/Resilience

When it all seems impossible…

I have had a bit [more like a lot] of writer's block recently.  I was feeling so down, that I could not really form a complete thought concerning a topic.  I've gone through some personal difficulties this past week, and I finally have some clarity.  So I'd like to share a story, an experience that I've had… Continue reading When it all seems impossible…

Health

SIAD – “Rain On Me”

Today is March 1, 2017.  It is Self-Injury Awareness Day.  As future healthcare professionals, we know and understand that our mental health is just as important as our physical health.  Self-injury in most cases is a plea for help. Take a moment of your time to reach out to those you know who are struggling.… Continue reading SIAD – “Rain On Me”

Fitness, Health

Color Me Rad 5k

An explosive adventure of being attacked.  By color bombs! So first off, a 5k is about 3.1 miles.  A Color Me Rad 5k is 3.1 miles of becoming the most colorful person you can be. Quite literally.  That is if you can survive paint bombs and other such like crazy occurrences of course.  But you… Continue reading Color Me Rad 5k