Archive for Andrea Aron-Schiavone

The language of mental illness: A diagnosis does not define a person

The language of mental illness: A diagnosis does not define a person

Posted On: September 29, 2014

It is in our nature to want to make complicated things easier to understand. We like to categorize [...]

Notes from a camp counselor

Notes from a camp counselor

Posted On: August 20, 2014

At camp, I became more painfully aware that we can often be our own worst critics and enemies. [...]

Fostering a campus of sincerity

Fostering a campus of sincerity

Posted On: April 14, 2014

But more than any tangible thing the College provides us, I want to more deeply cherish something less [...]

SA Debate: promises to collaborate and innovate

SA Debate: promises to collaborate and innovate

Posted On: March 18, 2014

In the SA, there is a vital need to collaborate with administration in order to create an open, [...]

Five different kinds of love that should be celebrated on Valentine’s Day

Five different kinds of love that should be celebrated on Valentine’s Day

Posted On: February 10, 2014

F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “There are all kinds of love in this world, but never the same love [...]

Online therapy is a useful resource, but shouldn’t replace in-person sessions

Online therapy is a useful resource, but shouldn’t replace in-person sessions

Posted On: January 23, 2014

Despite the freedom and accessibility virtual means afford, certain things seem so personal and important that they should [...]

Don’t let finals week be your final week: Be sure to stay healthy while studying

Don’t let finals week be your final week: Be sure to stay healthy while studying

Posted On: December 04, 2013

Finals: two syllables that inspire fear and terror in the souls of students at the College of William [...]

When we bragplain we forget why we’re here: maintaining our perspective is key

When we bragplain we forget why we’re here: maintaining our perspective is key

Posted On: November 11, 2013

Bragplaining — a combination of bragging and complaining — is a phenomenon that reduces a summary of an [...]

We need to recognize our need for others

We need to recognize our need for others

Posted On: October 17, 2013

17th century poet John Donne wrote, “No man is an island.” Over 300 years later, we are continuously [...]

Five ways to better manage your time

Five ways to better manage your time

Posted On: September 27, 2013

I am a notorious procrastinator. As a person whose idea of a wild Friday night consists of curling [...]