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My boyfriend is on the opposite side of the world—Now What?

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
My boyfriend is on the opposite side of the world—Now What?

In fall of 2016 I got the amazing opportunity to study overseas in Wellington, New Zealand through a program called ISA, or International Studies Abroad. This program immersed me into a culture vastly different from my own and I developed life-long friendships. This being said, I also met a fine lad in Wellington named Jakob […]

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5 Reasons Why: You should consider a social media cleanse

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Reasons Why: You should consider a social media cleanse

We’ve all heard of juice cleanses, the process of consuming fresh squeezed fruit or veggies in order to rid the body of toxins and promote a healthy lifestyle. Similar to a juice cleanse, a social media cleanse is basically the same idea but to some, may sound a lot less rewarding. Social media is the […]

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Self Help: Dealing with mental illnesses in college

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Self Help: Dealing with mental illnesses in college

We all know that college is hard. From the grades, to the social time AND trying to keep your mental and physical health up to par, it can get really difficult to maintain. There are the highs, lows, the highest of the highs and the lowest of the lows. But no matter what we do […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Reilly Becker

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Reilly Becker

Physical fitness is my escape. The overwhelming feeling of hard work and the sense of individuality that comes from sticking to a daily routine of fitness is priceless. Fitness improves my mental health through several different ways. Long runs through nature acts as a form of meditation, while the gym puts me in an environment […]

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Mid-College Crisis

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mid-College Crisis

Ending your sophomore year, or somewhere in your junior year there is such a thing called the “mid-college crisis” that you may be going through. This crisis can hit you like a ton of bricks, but it can come in two very different ways. One way being you are coming to the realization that college […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Stop Procrastinating

| December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why You Should Stop Procrastinating

Procrastination: one of the weaknesses that most of us have to face at least a few times in our lives. Putting our responsibilities off until the last possible moment may seem appealing at a first glance, but is it really worth it? While they might not fix the problem right away, these five reasons why […]

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Motivation, Motivation, Motivation

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Motivation, Motivation, Motivation

It’s that time of the year again when motivation is at its lowest around college campuses. Students are drained from midterms, skipping more and more classes and are trying to figure out how to pass a class with the least amount of effort. But this time is crucial for a successful semester, so how do […]

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The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad

We’ve all had those bad days. Spilt coffee on your new shirt, missed the bus or forgot to finish an assignment before the due date. Now what I’m talking about are the days that come once every blue moon; where you feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders and it’s […]

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College Life: 3 Ways to get through your Early Mornings and Late Nights

| October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
College Life: 3 Ways to get through your Early Mornings and Late Nights

Prioritize Being a college student is stressful. There is so much that is required of you that sometimes it can be overwhelming. The best way to make your college life run a bit smoother is by prioritizing. Don’t know how to do this? It’s easy! Just make a checklist of what needs to be done […]

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Take a fake-cation to take the stress away

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Take a fake-cation to take the stress away

It’s about that time in the semester where time seems to stand still. The warm sun-filled days are transforming into dark, dreary fall weather. Classes are ramping up in preparation for midterms and things generally kind of suck right now. It can be hard to ignore that overwhelming urge to count down the days until […]

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How To: Green Juice

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
How To: Green Juice

Juicing has been all the hype in major fitness-frenzy cities such as Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago with new pop-ups businesses opening left and right. Recently however, juice shops have been making their way down to Charlotte, NC (perhaps a sign that we are indeed a modern, growing city?). Some of the popular […]

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Five Alternatives to Caffeine

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five Alternatives to Caffeine

I know when I say I live off of coffee and energy drinks since I became a college student I’m not just speaking for myself, I’m speaking for the majority. I wake up feeling lost without my caramel iced coffee to drink with my breakfast and then the Red Bull I put in the side […]

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Five reasons why you should climb Crowders Mountain

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five reasons why you should climb Crowders Mountain

If you haven’t been to Crowders Mountain yet, you are missing out on a treat. Located about an hour from campus, Crowders Mountain offers a variety of hiking trails that are free and open to the public. Here are some reasons you should get out and make the trek. It’s a great workout Everyone wants […]

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The truth about calorie counting

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
The truth about calorie counting

We know that losing weight or getting in shape is hard. From watching what we eat to attempting to work out, it can be very tough to shed pounds. We think that if we watch what we eat and regulate our daily food intake we will instantly lose weight and have the perfect body we […]

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