Society is always pressuring people to hurry from one thing to the next, to be as productive as possible and to not stop and simply appreciate rest. News Editor Abby Wilt discusses how she is learning about and implementing the art of rest and relaxation into her life.
Junior Kelli Brickner, like many of her peers, is experiencing burnout this semester, amplified by the lack of rest offered to students from their work. She discusses how a longer, more intentional fall break would greatly benefit students in the long run.
The world is becoming increasingly secularized and people are growing more anxious. Perhaps the antidote some are seeking is a spiritual one.
Graphic by Nate Barton When it comes to mid-semester burnout, 70s singer-songwriter Jackson Browne said it best: “Running on empty, running blind, running into the sun, but I’m running behind,” his chorus of soul singers croon. For the past two weeks, it’s been particularly difficult for me to do the things I love with joy. […]
When was the last time any of us actually uttered the phrase “I’m bored”? For some, it may have been fairly recently. Many of us probably don’t remember the last time we spoke these words. Both as young adults and specifically as Pepperdine students, it can be difficult to imagine having nothing to do. There […]