Archives for Loneliness

Coping Skills

Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now?

Skype, email, text, IM, cell phone call, face time, gchat, Tweet, Facebook message…we have so many means of communication now that we didn’t have even a few years ago. And yet, communicating with our partners, especially when we’re at a long distance, has never been so challenging.

Deciding whether or not to pursue or stay in a long distance relationship has only become more and more complex. Many of you have been pondering...
Continue Reading

Depression

Mental Health Awareness: May

Since this May is mental health awareness month, I want to talk about mental health and the impact it has in our lives. For those of us who have ever struggled with mental health issues, it’s important to understand that we are actually a part of the majority of people living in the United States.

In fact, one in four adults in the US will suffer from some form of a mental health issue...
Continue Reading

General

Risking a Relationship

You know the feeling:  you lay in bed, wide awake, tossing and turning, and wishing you could sleep.  Instead, your mind drifts to the one.

You know the one: that person you cannot shake from your mind, no matter how hard you try. Nothing steals a good night’s sleep from you like falling in love.

One of the top five issues that get the most Spill ink is romantic relationships. It’s also one of...
Continue Reading

Coping Skills

You Are Not Alone in Your Loneliness

“Man Cannot Discover New Oceans Unless He Has the Courage To Lose Sight of the Shore.” – Andre Gide
Loneliness can be a crippling cycle: students feel alone and isolated so they withdraw from their social lives, making them feel more alone and isolated. As of last February, loneliness accounted for nearly 5% of all spills…Loneliness can feel very isolating.

Most anyone can and does experience loneliness, and we have found that it is...
Continue Reading