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New Semester Success

It’s that time of year again. The free-to-do-whatever, lazy days and late nights are coming to an end. The start of another school year is approaching quickly. Whether it’s your first or last year, the beginning of a new semester can be stressful and overwhelming. Hopefully, the following list of tips can aid in your success and can alleviate some …

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Set Your Mind Free

Daily responsibilities, chores, and stressors can be overwhelming sometimes. It’s important to have a positive outlet that allows you to set your mind free. Mental breaks can help with relaxing, limiting stress, and facilitating self-growth. Picking a Hobby If you don’t have a hobby or are wanting to pick up a new one, it’s important to choose one that suits …

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You Deserve Some “Me Time”

Everyone needs alone time. It’s important to take time for yourself. Believe it or not, spending time in solitude is one of the best ways to improve your relationship with others and yourself. It might feel weird at first if you’re not used to being alone, but integrating “me time” into your life is beneficial to your overall mental wellbeing. …

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Good Morning, Great Morning

“I get up every morning and it’s going to be a great day. You never know when it’s going to be over so I refuse to have a bad day.” – Paul Henderson Everyday is a new day to be amazing! Usually mornings will help to determine how the rest of the day goes, so why not kick start the …

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Take Control of Your Sleep Schedule

Do you feel like you’re constantly waking up feeling groggy and fatigued, even after a full night’s rest? The average person will fall asleep when they feel tired at night. Then they usually wake up in the morning for a specific obligation such as work or school. Irregular schedules impact our sleep and throw off the healthy, normal rhythm. Your …

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DIY Spa Day: Treat Yo-Self (Economically)

Spa days. There’s nothing like them! It feels so great to relax & recharge. The worst part of a spa day? Paying for a spa day. Golly! Not so economical- especially for a graduate student like me! Which got me thinking – why don’t I try a DIY spa day? Not only would I be able to pamper myself, but I …

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Health(ier) Screen Time Habits

Ever feel like you spend your whole day staring at screens? Whether it’s at work, class, home, or even out to eat, televisions, laptops, and phone screens are EVERYWHERE! It may not come as a huge surprise that the average American spends approximately 10 hours per day in front of screens (Nielson, 2016). I know I spend ample time on …

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Consider All Areas of Wellness

Health and wellness has become the new trend. The fitness industry has been increasing in popularity, with a huge focus on diet and physical activity. Everyone wants to eat healthy, be strong, and look strong, but let’s not forget other areas of wellness! Complete Wellness The idea of complete wellness is sometimes forgotten. Many of us forget about all of …

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Future so Bright – Gotta Wear Sunscreen

By now, we all know the importance of wearing sunscreen. It’s one of the best ways to protect our skin from the sun’s powerful rays and lower your chances of getting skin cancer. Even though it’s best to wear sunscreen year-round, as we get into the summer months and may spend more time outside, it’s especially important to always being …

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Aroma Therapy for Beginners

Holistic healing is becoming more frequent in the health and wellness community. It relies on the belief that a person is ultimately responsible for his or her own health and wellbeing. Aromatherapy is a holistic practice that has been used to improve health or mood for nearly 6,000 years. The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy defines essential oil therapy as …

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