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Feeling SAD?

TW: Discussions of depression As Daylight Saving Time ends and winter quarter approaches, the days can definitely begin to feel short and gloomy. Thanksgiving break was supposed to be a time for me to finally settle down, relax for a few days and spend some time with friends and family; instead, I felt as if…

Looking up

What makes us happy? It’s in the little things – succulents from farmers markets, a new stash of snacks from Trader Joe’s, pictures from home, the fresh smell of earth after the rain. When I asked around about what brought people happiness, they’d mention these small things – food, hot chocolate, music – but invariably…