March 28, 2014

The Expansion of the Self Through Music

Frederick Nietzsche once said, “Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who couldn’t hear the music.” Well, I say it is best to have fun and to be happy no matter what that means. If you aren’t dancing because you feel that someone will be […]
March 26, 2014

Mental Training and Memory Mnemonics

One of the most important functions of our minds is memory. It is the basis for everything we do in both our professional and personal lives. A recent interview with a world-class memory champion revealed a lot about what we can do to flex our mental muscles in simple ways […]
March 24, 2014

How Smartphone Games Keep Us Hooked

Does anyone else miss the simple life? What ever happened to a painful yet oddly entertaining game of slug bug, while sticking to the leather seats of your mom’s minivan? It seems as if many people have forgotten those days and have entered a world where smartphones rule their lives. […]
March 14, 2014

Dealing With Anxiety

College is a stressful time, and anyone who tells you otherwise is either lying or superhuman. Chico State does its best to provide students with resources to help them deal with the day-to-day stress that classes, work, internships and socializing bring. But then there are those of us who suffer […]
March 12, 2014

Stuck in a Mental Rut? 3 Reasons to Stay Positive

Do you ever feel like every step you take feels harder than the last? Sometimes we think that the world is against us and wonder ‘why me?’ as we forget an important deadline at work or lock the keys in the car. With the growth of social media, I see […]
March 10, 2014

Escape From Reality

  When my friend suggested a trip to the Sea Ranch, I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but I soon discovered it to be nothing like I had ever imagined. It proved to be one of the most relaxing places I’ve ever been. Located 100 miles north of San […]