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Health for a College Woman

Guest blog by Adira Brenner

As a college student and a woman, I am constantly questioning the ways in which I can actually maintain that “perfect” work life balance adults claim to have. I have been questioning my health in terms of my physical, sexual, and mental health. Here I am going to explain to YOU what I think every mom or parent should discuss with their daughter before going to college.


To start, I can say with absolute confidence that the majority of college students do not get the recommended amount of sleep each week. That leaves many to ask why or how. The main reason is that for most college students the idea of “catching-up” on sleep allows them to justify their sporadic sleep. Next question I know I always ask myself is why do we even need 7-9 hours of sl