Four CBD Products That Will Make You Feel Good AF

CBD is all the rage these days. From oils and serums to Kim Kardashian’s CBD-themed baby shower (yes, that really happened), we can’t seem to escape this new “cure-all.” Now that CBD has made its way into almost every store and product imaginable, you’re probably wondering: “Do I need this?” The answer is 100% yes. For starters, what is CBD? Let’s first take a look … Continue reading Four CBD Products That Will Make You Feel Good AF

Eating for a Better Tomorrow

When discussing climate change and the fate of our environment it feels as if there’s rarely any good news. As our world continues to see rising temperatures, the increasing presence of natural disasters, rising sea levels and many more consequences of our ever-growing carbon footprint, I can’t help but feel powerless. However, there are many simple changes you can make to your daily habits that … Continue reading Eating for a Better Tomorrow

Journaling: A Remedy to Your Worries

Whether you have a difficult exam coming up or you recently got into a fight with your best friend, we all experience stress.  These relatable and uneasy feelings can become overwhelming when you don’t have someone to confide in, don’t want to bother a friend with your problems, or maybe you’re not even quite sure how you’re feeling at all— so what do you do? … Continue reading Journaling: A Remedy to Your Worries

Happy Jack: Continuing the Legacy

Jack Nathan created Happy Jack, a community for the misunderstood, to unite and relate about anxiety, while appreciating the beauty that lies underneath the struggle. Jack designed and sold clothing, donating a portion of each sale to the Child Mind Institute, an independent, national nonprofit devoted to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health. Jack lived by the motto to do … Continue reading Happy Jack: Continuing the Legacy

Weight Lifting: My Mental Health Gains

I first joined a gym two years ago. While my brother would go straight to the weightroom, I would do a miserable 30 minutes on the treadmill and then another 30 doing bodyweight exercises on a mat. This got boring very quickly and going to the gym felt more like a chore than self-care. My brother, catching on to my frustrations, started encouraging me to … Continue reading Weight Lifting: My Mental Health Gains

My Reality of Over-Exertion: A Different Type of Self-Care

Running: a sport I decided to try because of the simple fact that I was awful at all the others. For a long time, running was a huge part of how I saw myself and how others saw me. Throughout all of high school, I ran almost every day, leaving Sundays as my only day off. The vigorous schedule came with the territory of being … Continue reading My Reality of Over-Exertion: A Different Type of Self-Care

Beat the Heat: Healthy Popsicle Recipes for Summer

While baking has been all the rage during quarantine, I recently have found myself craving a more refreshing, cold popsicle in the summer heat. After hunting the freezer aisle in the grocery store, I still didn’t find any options to fulfill my popsicle craving.  While many of the fruit popsicles featured pictures of strawberries and coconut,  they were actually made with all artificial flavors and … Continue reading Beat the Heat: Healthy Popsicle Recipes for Summer

Setbacks are Part of the Trip: My Updated Lifting Program in Quarantine

I was halfway through my first official powerlifting program when the coronavirus hit and gyms closed indefinitely. For four weeks straight, I trained for six days a week following the hypertrophy phase of my program, which meant performing the same grueling sets back to back with a progressive overload of weight. In this phase, the focus is on building up muscle — and I had … Continue reading Setbacks are Part of the Trip: My Updated Lifting Program in Quarantine

Quick Fit: 5 Minute Plank Routine

As college students, we’re always on the move and short on time. That is why it is important to focus on workouts that use multiple muscle groups at once, like a plank. Plank routines are the perfect total body exercise that is quick, effective and can be done anywhere at any time with absolutely no equipment.  The Fit Magazine put together a quick and easy … Continue reading Quick Fit: 5 Minute Plank Routine

Why I Don’t Support the Chloe Ting Challenges

Chloe Ting, a YouTube fitness superstar, has become a designated personal trainer you can access from the comfort of your own bedroom.  While gyms have closed and free time has piled up during quarantine, everyone has had to get creative with their at-home workouts.  We recently wrote about the best online fitness classes to take advantage of during quarantine, and Chloe Ting was one of … Continue reading Why I Don’t Support the Chloe Ting Challenges