noun: a thing that serves to relieve inhibitions or tension between people, or start a conversation.

Tension have defiantly risen in college. Stress can be overwhelming, the work is increased. College is meant to test you, it helps you grow. 1st semester of college is finally over, I have had that period of time to realize this is the next chapter in my journey to becoming who I want to be. This is the month I apply to my program to be an Occupational Therapist. The tensions are higher than ever, once I get through it, my ice will be broken, I will have the answer to the next direction my life will lead to.