Dear Diary, The prevalence of depression, stress, and anxiety among university students has become a severe issue and has increased in severity in recent years. I, too, feel that I've become another number in a statistic. I am a 4th-semester nursing student and a current nurse...

Dear Diary, It has been a rough year for future grads. We have been tormented by COVID-19, but God prevails. The situation is out of our control and everyone should find comfort in the will of our Lord....

Dear Diary, During this pandemic, I have realized how much people take life for granted and true struggle. I am with no job, little support, a lot of school assignments, and depression. I keep my head high and pray to God, day and night. Although, my...

Dear Diary, April 20, 2020, is a birthday I’ll never forget. I usually would have a birthday dinner, travel, or go to a party to celebrate my birthday each year. This year I was unable to do any of those things due to COVID-19. I spent...

Dear Diary, A lot of things bother me and I hate feeling like I can’t express that. In past relationships girls would tell me that I am “too sensitive” or “I’m being dramatic” anytime I would express how I felt. It’s almost like the relationship works...

Dear Diary, My sophomore year I was always agitated and short-tempered. I argued a lot and was known as a “hot head”. I learned that I couldn’t continue life being that way. It took me almost losing one of my longest friendships to get me to...

Dear Diary, Depression is real and I know that I handle it in a bad way. When things in my life are crazy or I feel like I can’t control a situation, my first instinct is to drink and forget about whatever may be bothering me....

Dear Diary,   I decided to quarantine with my family because I usually don’t get to see them as much during the school year. A typical day is busy and it involves me having classes, work, or even meetings sometimes. Because of this, I’m not usually around...

Dear Diary, I’ve spent so much time investing myself into a relationship that was going no where. I wasn’t happy and it seemed like I only wanted to make things work because of the history we previously shared together. High school sweethearts, we had our future...

Dear Diary, It can be hard being a good listener sometimes. The more you listen, the more people come to you with their problems. We need to normalize asking, “Are you in a good headspace for me to talk about my problems to you?” Here’s some...