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Ecoanxiety: Accumulation, Navigation, Confrontation, and Liberation

Ecoanxiety: Accumulation, Navigation, Confrontation, and Liberation
Ecoanxiety, like many terms in the time of large-scale climate change awareness and social action, is a rather new term that has been widely penned...

Plant Power: Why Everyone is Becoming Green-Thumbs

Plant Power: Why Everyone is Becoming Green-Thumbs
Ever since the start of quarantine, raising plants seems to have become a nationwide trend, especially among younger generations. Maybe this is due...

The Function of Values

The Function of Values
When we express ourselves, share our voices, or really do anything, it is natural for us to first examine our individual value such as what we hold...

Nonconformity in an Ever-Changing Present

Nonconformity in an Ever-Changing Present
The first time that the term “nonconformity” came into use was in the early 1800’s along with the birth of religious freedoms throughout the world....

Creative Therapy: Navigating a National Crisis

Creative Therapy: Navigating a National Crisis
If you have kept up with recent studies on mental health, you have probably heard about the United States experiencing a national mental health cri...

Is Free Speech Still Free?

Is Free Speech Still Free?
By: Matthew Lies Is the “free speech'' in America still as free as it was 40 years ago? Everyone has a form of voice, whether that be physical or...

Missing the Outside: Staying Positive When We Need to Most

Missing the Outside: Staying Positive When We Need to Most
By: Julee Nhek When I looked out the window, there seemed to be a couple of things that became the norm with this pandemic: people wearing masks ...

The Influence Of Fashion As It Relates To Societal Values And Mental Wellbeing

The Influence Of Fashion As It Relates To Societal Values And Mental Wellbeing
By: Haixiao Feng   Celebrities turning up dressed in black at award ceremonies, protesters dressing up to match their political agenda, political r...

Procrastination: Pandemic Problems and Finding Solutions

Procrastination: Pandemic Problems and Finding Solutions
Has your work schedule been overwhelming and difficult to control because there is a lack of daily structure in your life? Do you have to work at h...

Building the Perfect Wardrobe

Building the Perfect Wardrobe
In the age of minimalism, self-expression, and the rising importance of monitoring ones’ mental health, fashion has become a major outlet for peopl...

Exploring Native Voices: Where to Start

Exploring Native Voices: Where to Start
When we ask people to share their voices here at America Equals, we acknowledge the fact that there are many diverse voices out there, and we encou...

Should You Pick Up an Instrument?

Should You Pick Up an Instrument?
The first time I picked up an instrument I was eight years old taking piano lessons from a local Salvation Army officer, and I didn’t care much for...