Richmond’s Pick Me Ups: What to Do in RVA When You’re Feelin’ Down

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Article and Graphics By: Annie Chilton

Back to school season can be both an exciting and overwhelming time. It’s important to take care of your mental health and practice self-care while classes start back up. No matter what, everyone feels down sometimes and has their own way of coping with that, whether it be snuggling up in bed or heading to their favorite cafe. Richmond is luckily full of amazing activities and spaces to explore. If you’re ever upset and searching for a way to feel better check out this helpful list, curated from responses of actual VCU students, for RVA pick me ups! Featuring affordable and unique options to provide some comfort on a blue day.

(disclaimer: being sad is not a requirement to partake!)