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Set the Tone for a Great Day

Ever hear the expression “got up on the wrong side of the bed?” It basically means that for no reason at all, you’re in a bad mood the second you open your eyes in the morning. You’re irritated by everything and nothing seems to go right. Then when your head hits the pillow at night, you think to yourself, “Man, …

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How to: Increase Your Producitivity

Do you ever feel like you have a million things to do all the time and no time to do it all in? This is a feeling I know all too well. Check one thing off my ‘to-do’ list and three take its place. Somebody make it stop! As aggravating as it may be, being busy is somewhat inevitable. We live …

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Journaling for Anxiety

There are many benefits to introducing some journaling into your routine. There was a time where my mind was constantly clouded with things I had to do tomorrow, my worries, and anxiety. Sometimes these thoughts would keep me from sleeping at night too. My Journaling Story A few years ago, I tried journaling. I used to try to journal and …

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Why You Should Live on Campus for the First 2 Years (or longer) of College

The first year of college is crucial for developing connections and creating social interactions. It is the first-time individuals are living on their own, all while having a community of people in the same boat as them. Floor events, free food, and nightly hang outs with their floor all come with the perks of living on campus. So why do …

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Tiny Habits That Are Wrecking Your Health Goals

Having trouble reaching your health and wellness goals but don’t know why? You workout and eat right, but still can’t manage to lose or gain weight (depending on what your goals are). What gives??! Turns out, the solution could lie in your daily habits! Sometimes, our daily habits, no matter how tiny, can have a big influence on our bodies …

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Gain Control of Your Ship and Set Sail Towards Happiness

For those of you reading this I am sure that you are asking yourselves, who is this person? Why should I listen to him?  Let me begin by introducing myself.  I am an average student, at an underrated university, with extraordinary ambitions.  The principles that I am about to speak about are necessary components to living a happy, well-rounded, and …

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Love Thy Mother Earth

Overall wellness isn’t just about diet and exercise. There are actually 7 dimensions to greater overall health: spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical, social, financial, and environmental wellness. All of these components interact and intertwine. Each one is a part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Learn something new every day, right? But today we are only going to focus on one of …

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It’s Out of Our Control

Sometimes life throws us a curve ball. Difficulties come out of left field and catch us off guard. Most of the time, it’s an event that we have no control over. And if you’re like me, someone who hates to feel as though they have no control over a situation, you become frustrated or anxious when something like this happens. …

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Attack of the Allergies!!!

Don’t get me wrong, I love this time of year when you can start to spend more time outdoors and you no longer have to wear your parka every.single.day. However, with this warm weather also comes my seasonal spring allergies, which sometimes makes it hard for me to stay active. I can sometimes have trouble breathing which interferes with my …

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Grow and Change…For The Better

“The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into …

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