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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. …

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 …

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.” …

The Importance Of An Active Life For Mental Health

Active Lifestyle

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 …

Moving Into Your Own Apartment

Your First Place

Moving into your first college apartment can be overwhelming. Things that you’re just used to being in your house are overlooked when you make a list of what you need. Starting from scratch and wanting to decorate your apartment on a budget can be a challenge. Here’s some pointers to help you make the grownup transition to living in your own pad a breeze! Start shopping …

Lace Shift Dress

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DRESS | HAT (Similar) | SHOES (Similar) | BAG (Similar) | BELT (Similar) Now that summer is in full swing, there are few better things than the feeling of a chic yet totally comfy dress. This Darling Demi beige lace shift dress looks fabulous on any body type and its neutral color makes it perfect for accessorizing and dressing up or down. We are thrilled that photographer Shaye Fitzgerald stepped in front of the …

3 Super Healthy Smoothies That Taste Amazing

3 HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS SMOOTHIES

Portable, great-tasting and healthy smoothies are a great alternative for breakfast, an afternoon snack or even dessert! They are full of protein, vitamins and minerals that are important for a healthy lifestyle. Although it can be time-consuming to cut up your own fruit, it is a much better alternative than smoothie packets and gives you a chance to create your own! Here are 3 of …

Healthier Homemade Mac and Cheese

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Mac and cheese is one of the easiest go-to comfort food options out there, especially for those of us who spend most of our year living in dorms. However, it’s not always the healthiest, and at some point you usually end up getting sick of the orangey tubes from a microwave container and craving something a little more flavorful and homemade. After being in Rome …

5 Beauty Treatments You Would Never Think to Try

5 Beauty Treatments You Would Never Think to Try

Within the past few years, more and more at home beauty treatments are popping up all over the internet. While many seem easy to make, it’s questionable as to which treatments are proven to work and are healthy for your body. We’ve tested a few out for our readers to ensure maximum satisfaction and the greatest results! 1. Apple Cider Vinegar If there is one …