Category: Health

scale

Things to Remember When You Step on the Scale

  No one enjoys getting their weight measured. You could be overly critical about yourself, have an ideal weight in mind, or be way too observant about how much weight you’ve gained in the past year down to the very day. It may just be a number, but it can...

skin

What Happened To Loving the Skin You’re In?

  Skin Cleaning – Not Spring Cleaning You get off the train, feeling half yourself and half zombie, circles under your eyes, runny makeup, and a growling stomach. The days are long, but the evenings not long enough. There is simply not a sufficient amount of time to properly establish...

positive changes

How To Make The Most Positive Changes

  POSITIVE CHANGES Kalo mhna! Greeks use this expression, which literally means ‘good month,’ to wish their friends and family positivity for the new month ahead. So, still at the beginning of a new season, which we hope will usher in warmer weather, it’s important that we take steps to live...

nail salon

Nail Salons: Is Your Manicure Worth the Risk?

  Getting your nails done doesn’t seem like a risky thing to do. In fact, it feels more like a treat than anything. Many women visit nail salons at least twice a month to get their bi-monthly manicure, pedicure, or other procedure such as a wax or eyebrow thread. Ladies...

savage race

Mud Run Diaries: Savage Race Hits Central Florida

  On Sunday, March 29th, Central Florida became the birthplace of hundreds of “Savages.” Savage Race was held at Little Everglades Ranch, about an hour away from the Tampa area. People of all shapes, sizes, ages, and fitness levels gathered together and embarked on a race that promoted teamwork, strong...

all nighter

Why All Nighters are Never a Good Idea

  Every college student has done it once: dedicated an entire day and night to the corridors of the library. Trying to designate a chunk of time for efficient studying just didn’t cut it, and a 12+ hour session in a reserved study room or just a simple desk seems...

A Brazen Figure: Angelina Jolie Pitt

  We all choose our own cognitive definition for bravery. In some ways, our personal experiences and observations predetermine our perception of it meaning there is never one clear cut definition.   Courage as a child is jumping from a swing as it nears its apex, or cannon-balling into the ‘deep-end’ of a pool...

sleep

Sleep Hard: It’s Not For The Weak Of Mind

  We know what it’s like — huge exam yesterday + paper due today + another exam tomorrow — sleep is not part of that equation. We’ve pulled all nighters and walked around campus like zombies in an ardent attempt to perform well in courses that have occupied our lives for...

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...

Wellness Month

Time to Focus: Wellness Month

  March is Wellness Month, and it just so happens that the month dedicated to feeling our best coincides with the onset of warmer weather. Too many of us are coming off of this winter feeling sluggish and out of sorts.   Our bodies need upkeep, and since we’ve likely...