Category Archives: Health/Wellness

Tips and Tricks for Adding Exercise to a Busy Schedule

  Fall is setting in and the days are growing shorter again. School and work is at its busiest right now as everyone tries to prepare for the upcoming year ahead, whether it be an academic or business year. With so much going on it can feel impossible to juggle all of the activities we…
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Self-Care Is Not Selfish

You’re run down, you’re tired. You have a million things going on and it feels like time is working against you. Maybe you’re feeling drained mentally, emotionally, and as a consequence, physically. But calling out of work to take care of your mental health seems to carry a stigma – selfish. Tending to your mental…
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How To Have A Healthier Summer

  Summer is officially here and while these may not be the months of cold weather flu season, that doesn’t mean your health goes to the wayside. Gear up for the warm weather with these tips!   Protect yourself from the sun. The summer is known for its sunny weather and it’s great to get…
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Getting More Headspace: Day 3

On the third day of meditating, I felt like I reached a new level of bodily awareness. The strangest sensation overcame me in the middle of my guided session — I began to feel as though my body was made up of one single cell rather than billions of them. This probably sounds a little…
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Getting More Headspace: Day 2

  Naturally, I forgot to meditate when I first woke up in the morning, so I had to settle for meditating in the car on the way to the mall with my mom. Luckily, I’ve always found driving to be a very relaxing experience. I can fall asleep in seconds in any plane, train, or…
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Getting More Headspace: Day 1

Meditation is something I have always wanted to try. We’ve all heard that this practice supposedly reduces stress, but it can also improve your concentration and ability to multitask, which makes it the perfect addition to the life of a busy professional. Not only can meditation alleviate the daily agitations of a workday — the…
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10 Ways to Stay Healthy During Back-to-School Season

Back to school season is quickly approaching, and we bet we can guess what’s on your mind: the thrill of new school supplies, new shoes, and seeing good friends for the first time in months. As weeks of popsicles by the poolside fade to sweater-clad, blustery days, the ever-present threat of the flu and common…
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How to Have a Better Morning

I’ve always enjoyed waking up early to enjoy the morning. I love coffee. I love sitting at the kitchen table with my dad as the first few rays of light glint through the trees in our backyard. I love lounging on my deck with a good book, listening to the sounds of birds chirping and…
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DIY Flower Arrangements

  Get in the swing of spring! Nothing brightens my day more than fresh flowers. As spring sets in and flowers are blooming, here are my simple instructions for making your arrangements beautiful. I find flower arranging to be meditative and stress relieving, so my number one piece of advice is not to worry! Flower arranging should…
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