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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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Recipe: Healthy pesto pasta

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe: Healthy pesto pasta

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthier and incorporate more fruits and vegetables into my diet. One of my all-time favorite meals has to be pasta. I usually have pasta a couple times a week, which isn’t the healthiest of foods, so I was looking online the other day for healthy ways […]

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How to eat healthily at Subway

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
How to eat healthily at Subway

So we all know Subway, the big sub sandwich fast food chain that started off as a meat-lover’s paradise, but has since changed their focus into healthier eating. With the new motto “Eat fresh” and a bunch of green leaves adorning the sub wrapping paper, Subway has become one of the most popular and successful […]

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Storytime: The most important love language

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Storytime: The most important love language

As a 16 year old girl, obsessed with boys who didn’t pay attention to her and thought no one would love her, I spent my days worrying about people who didn’t care about me. I ran after too many guys who I thought would give me the time of day, when in return sent me […]

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The ABCs of dealing with stress

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
The ABCs of dealing with stress

Even though it’s the beginning of the semester, stress can begin to pile up as responsibilities grow. Between school, work and social involvements, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and want to call it quits. Here are some tricks and tips to help you combat the stress of life as a student. Adjusting your routine can […]

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Eight tips to keeping your New Year’s resolutions

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Eight tips to keeping your New Year’s resolutions

Be realistic When picking what your new year’s resolution is going to be, keep in mind what your body and mind is capable of doing. Be realistic with yourself. It’s realistic you want to work out, but starting off by working out every single day is going to be almost impossible. Also, keep your budget […]

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New year new me, for real this time

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
New year new me, for real this time

“New year, new me.” Isn’t that what everyone is saying? It’s refreshing to have a new year, so we make these fitness resolutions and stick to them for as long as we can, maybe even three weeks. Then life ultimately catches up with us when the new semester arrives, and we are once again too […]

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Surviving the fall finals 2k15

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Surviving the fall finals 2k15

Queue the ominous music, gray clouds and hyperventilating, finals start this week! Now before you roll into a slow panic as the days pass by, take a moment to sit down. Breathe in, then out and tell yourself it will be okay. No more ominous music, pretend the sun is out (if it’s not) and […]

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Kick-start to a healthier new year

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kick-start to a healthier new year

Like many of you, I am guilty of following gym buffs on Instagram because I’m envious of the bodies they have. However, weight and muscle aren’t always an indication of good health. We all need to focus a little more on improving our bodies both inside and out. During the holiday season, it can be […]

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The truth about stress and mental health in college

| November 10, 2015 | 1 Comment
The truth about stress and mental health in college

In 2013, anxiety and depression were surveyed as the top mental illnesses on college campuses, according to the American Psychological Association. 41.6 percent of students surveyed showed signs of severe anxiety and 36.4 percent showed symptoms of depression. Psychologists see numbers growing in cases of reported mental health issues and still continue to do work […]

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Help! I’m addicted to Netflix

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Help! I’m addicted to Netflix

We all have faced the choice between watching the next “Grey’s Anatomy” or “Narcos” episode and finishing up that paper that’s due tomorrow. I bet at least once we have all made the decision to watch the rest of the season, with little motivation to do homework. We are later filled with regret, guilt and […]

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