Decade of Drunk Lyrics: A Look at How Often Pop Music Mentions Alcohol [Data Visualization]

What do Drake, Pink, and Luke Bryan have in common? These artists have the most songs with at least one reference to alcohol in the Billboard Hot 100 year-end music charts. The Counseling@Northwestern marketing team crunched a decade of Billboard 100 data to investigate how often popular songs mention alcohol. Take a closer look at the data.

American Counseling Association (ACA) 2017 Conference (Day 2 Recap)

From neuroscience, adoption, addiction recovery and multicultural mentorship—read on to get a glimpse into some of the workshop topics that our team took part in on the second day of the conference!


American Counseling Association (ACA) 2017 Conference (Day 1 Recap)

The American Counseling Association (ACA), the professional and educational organization representing professional counselors across diverse practice settings, held its 65th annual conference from March 16-18th in San Francisco, CA. The event provides counselors with an opportunity to network and learn from practitioners conducting critical research within the field.

Wellness in Your Community

Wellness in your community is about connection, purpose, and accountability. So often we go about our day feeling isolated and unconnected to people in our neighborhood or city, which can have an impact on our mental and physical health. If you’re feeling isolated or not invested in your community, then it’s time to evaluate how you can make space for wellness in local spaces and organizations.

Wellness in Your Family

Wellness in the family is about communication, personal responsibility, and creativity. Family stress can have a huge impact on our physical, mental, and emotional health, but with the right mindset, families can feel calmer and stronger. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with family drama, then it’s time to evaluate how you can make space for wellness with your loved ones.

Wellness at Work

Wellness in the workplace is all about purpose, energy, and relationships. Few people would say they have the perfect job, but those who are happy at work and are able to overcome challenges and stressors share a few traits. If you’re feeling burned out at work or see this as a possibility in the future, then it’s time to evaluate how you can make space for wellness in your career.