Author: Rachel Jimenez

kitchen

Five Kitchen Neccessities for The Fit Soul

  There is so much more to being healthy in the kitchen than just buying healthy foods and supplements. You’ve got to know what to do with those packs of chicken and vegetables, you have to pay attention to what you’re cooking on, and you’ve got to know how much...

motivate

How We Motivate Each Other

If there’s one thing I can almost guarantee in our journey to succeed in our lives, it’s having the balance of an intrinsic desire to accomplish things and a strong support system. This is a concept we’ve recently talked about in one of my classes, and I couldn’t agree more...

My Final Thoughts on the TomorrowWorld Disaster

This past weekend, Tomorrow World hosted it’s 3rd festival in upstate Georgia, tucked away in Chattahoochie Hills in the middle of nowhere. The prior years were nothing but success and a weekend of good vibes, but this year took a drastic plummet from a weekend of paradise to a weekend of...

tipper

Dear, “Less-Than-Generous” Tipper

This is a letter to the world of customers from a voice of the service industry. To the people who were less than pleased, blissfully unaware of their poor skills with a tip calculator, and to the people that just didn’t understand how much these little gratuity offerings mean to...

body image

Wander Talks Episode 17: Dancers and Body Image

In this week’s episode of Wander Talks, I sat down with dancer and recent USF graduate, Jacqui Dugal, to discuss something that is very prevalent in the dance world: the “in-between disorder,” which is not an eating disorder but not a homeostatic state of mind. Body image is known to...

Attention, Men: Things That Don’t Impress Us

There’s one thing I can guarantee about the game of dating: it’s completely different for everyone. There is no magical “line” that will win you any girl that you want, and there is no move a girl can use to swoon the man of her dreams if he’ just not...

How College Students Aren’t Quite Real Adults Yet

We college kids sometimes get tossed into the category of adulthood. Heck, we sometimes throw ourselves into the mix, but this is not the best description for ourselves. College kids may be out there on our own in a new city, but I wouldn’t qualify our 18-20 something year-old selves...

Let Me Remind You Why You Love Coffee

For most, it’s become ritual; your daily cup of coffee. Some will say that it’s the perfect pick me up, and others (including myself) will swear by it’s magical powers to make them do anything and everything without a substantial amount of struggle. Let’s face it, coffee runs the world....

So You’ve Taken On “Diet X”? That’s Awesome.

There has obviously been an uproar in the world of nutrition when it comes to elimination strategies and self-diagnosis’ of intolerances. People are cutting dairy, becoming soy-free, slashing gluten, and going Paleo all over the place. Even restaurants are making an effort to place specific guidelines on their menus to pinpoint...