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The Fashion Spotlight: Debbie Martin Designs

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  Debbie Martin Designs: A fresh spin to your favorite accessory.  Debbie Martin Designs are anything but ordinary. Debbie Martin herself is a unique individual who has worked within the Fashion Industry for years. Her experience is in product design and merchandising working for high end retailers such as Bergdorf’s, Barney’s and Bloomingdales as well as Macy’s, Chico’s and Talbots. She is no amateur to …

No Gym Necessary Workout

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Don’t belong to a gym or don’t feel like getting there? There’s no excuse not to squeeze a workout in when you can do it from home. Here are some of my favorite moves to strengthen your legs, arms, and abs- with no gym required! **You can use weights, gallons of milk, textbooks, whatever you have handy that will add weight resistance to these exercises. …

The Trend We’ve Been Waiting For: Athleisure

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We’ve come into a time when wearing athletic gear (if properly styled) is acceptable at some workplaces and going out. This new trend in fashion: Athleisure, also known as sporty chic has made a boom throughout the globe. A basic definition of this new phenomena is wearing your “S’cute” gym clothes…..outside of the gym. CNBC recently interviewed Reebok’s head of design Corinna Werkle. She stated, …

20 Healthy Habits You Should Be Doing

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  We all have our habits, good and bad, which dictate our health over time. The rule of thumb is that it takes 21 days to make a habit stick if you commit to it. Try to implement some of these healthy habits to start seeing positive changes to your daily life!   Wash up every morning; A quick shower or even just washing your …

10 Free Apps Every Collegiate Needs

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    Let’s face it, we spend more time on our phones than anything else. So put your device to good use with these free apps that master the needs of the collegiate with your own fingertips! Chegg: Rent and purchase books, textbooks, and eTextbooks for far cheaper than at your school’s bookstore. They even give you a 7-day free instant access to the eTextbook …

Happy and Healthy Snacking

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Instead of reaching for junk food that fails to fill you up no matter how much you eat, try some of these healthy alternatives to energize your body throughout the day and satisfy your hunger! 6 oz of Non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt with flax seeds, chia seeds, and a sprinkle of cinnamon is a perfect combo to conquer your sweet tooth, fill you up, and …

Fitting Fitness In

      My first year at college was quite the rude awakening to my fitness schedule. Living in a smaller space without a gym in my building made it harder to find the motivation to exercise. All the new classes, activities and events also created a packed schedule that could be difficult to work around. After a while I realized that I’d completely fallen …

Feng Shui the Simple Way: The Bedroom

  We have complied some research and narrowed down steps to Feng Shui the simple way for your bedroom.  Let’s give a little background information before we submerge you into the art of Feng Shui. Feng Shui is the ancient chinese art that unifies people with their surrounding environments. Feng Shui plainly stands for “wind-water” and it’s purpose is to move energy or Chi throughout …

Book Review: Leave Your Mark Part I

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Aliza Licht, a successful fashion PR executive and social media go-getter, shares her experiences and advice to launch your career in her book, “Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media.” Here are two of my favorite quotes from Part I! Part I: Landing Your Dream Job “Every person you meet gives you the ability to expand your network.” …

CHAARG: The Fitness Org You Need To Know About

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  First off, what is CHAARG? While it may sound like a sorority for girls who like to work out, it’s actually more than that. Also, since it’s not Greek and technically not an actual sorority you can still stick with your sisters while gaining a healthier stance on life.! CHAARG stands for Changing Health, Attitudes, + Actions To Recreate Girls. It’s all about “liberating …

The Importance Of An Active Life For Mental Health

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The importance of living an active lifestyle is something you hear all the time. “It’ll make you look good!” “You’ll be hotter if you work out!” “It’s the healthy thing to do!” That last line has a double meaning. Most people think of being physically healthy as having an average-to-hot body type (all though, what IS average these days??) and not having any major health …

10 IG Accounts Every Girl Should Follow

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                                Most times we aimlessly scroll through our Instagram feed and see puppies, sunsets, girls laying on the beach, party pictures, and of course the “occasional” selfie. But are we really utilizing Instagram the way we should be? Especially for us girls, there are thousands (possibly millions) of these out-of-the-scope …