Are You Meeting the Pain or the Promise

So often we find ourselves complaining about the quality of relationships we have. We want to have top notch friendships, intimacy and family time, but are we willing to put in the time to be prepared for the promise from ourselves and others? A number of years ago I had a major operation. I was […]

This Thing Called Love

By: Sara Lowery Tis the season for love or so they say. We can walk in any store and all we see is red and white (and as a Delta I love that) but there is all this candy, roses, and hearts. All to celebrate this thing called love! Just recently I found myself in […]

Loneliness – The Epidemic That Can Be Cured

By: Rachel DeAlto A 2014 study on friendship found that one in four people have zero friends. Not a single person they can call, text or hang out with when they are sad, happy, angry, or afraid. It was one in ten just 20 years ago. Let’s talk about college specifically – a survey of […]

It’s Breakup Season – Four Ways to Get Over It

By: Rachel DeAlto It’s arrived. Breakup season. Broken hearts will abound at the beginning of the year, rising through Valentine’s Day, and peaking mid-March. Dating is tough, but breakups are even harder. We’ve all been there. That time you thought everything was going great. You were connecting on all levels. You were making plans months […]

Life-Changing Advice from a Stranger Named Chuck

By: Hailey Yatros I once knew a man whose name was Chuck. Chuck was a regular at a restaurant I used to work at as I was putting myself through college. He was elderly, so kind, and always came alone. He’d ask for an ice tea, with only two ice cubes, extra packets of Splenda, […]

Facebook goes wide, but true Friendship goes DEEP!!

By: Andrea Mosby I remember speaking to an audience of students at a University. I asked the audience how many friends they had on their Facebook page. One student proudly said, “I have over 895 friends.” I asked what are their middle names? He looked at me like a deer in the head lights. I […]

How does one find their life’s passion? By serving others.

Nowadays we are asked to volunteer for many different things – from serving at food banks, to walk-a-thons, to participating in breast cancer awareness events. All of which are important. But while volunteering, we often act mechanically without a thought – except to just to get it over with. To volunteer is to give of […]

Ready to bring home your +1?

Nothing says you’ve reached the next step in your relationship like bringing them home with you for the holidays the first time! It doesn’t have to be a stressful situation; in fact, it can be a great environment to introduce an important person in your life to your family. It’s all about making sure everyone […]

Four ways to have a stress-free fall

Welcome back! I hope you had an amazing summer filled great memories that last long after your tan fades. Heading back to school, or to school as an incoming freshman, is an exciting time. New friends, new classes, new activities – it’s a lot to take in! What are you planning to do to make […]

What “old” people want from us

As a young entrepreneur in a college town, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with a lot of professors and mentors from older generations about how they view our generation, the Millennials, as we’re usually called. Contrary to what you might think, most of the feedback is actually pretty positive. People from the Boomer and […]