Category: Health

meal prep

Do You Even Meal Prep?

  Most people on the go have had days where they forgot to pack a lunch and had to make a ridiculously quick trip to the nearest fast food joint before class started or lunch break was over. And on the way to this less-than-healthy chain restaurant (or corner store),...

stress

Stress: Can’t Live With or Without It

  Have you ever sat on your bed and actually had nothing to do or nothing to think about? Most people would answer no. But, as I remove myself from sitting on my bed and staring into space, I can’t actually believe that I’m the only one who feels as...

hate

New Year Resolutions: Stop the Hate

  It’s a universal law of humanity: with the New Year comes New Year resolutions. Whether it be eating more vegetables, seeing relatives more often, or refusing to make any resolutions at all, January 1st is filled with people mentally and verbally announcing to themselves that they will stick to...

body image

How To Get The Best Body Image? Easier Said Than Done.

Earlier this year, I wrote about the controversial topic of body image and how we as a society are starting to become more sensitive about exploiting skinny models as the “ideal” and beginning to idolize “normal” women- it’s   becoming more and more evident in various clothing/underwear advertisements such as Aerie...

mental illness

A Real Conversation About Mental Illness

Robin Williams was a great actor and comedian. His death was unfortunate.   This isn’t about Robin Williams though. While a tragedy, we should use this as an opportunity to have a real conversation on mental illness.   At Killing The Breeze, we aim to give you news, information, opinion...

Body Image

Body Image: Confident and Healthy Is Beautiful

Body Image As people grow up, they hear they should take pride in their bodies. Beginning in grade school, bodies change during puberty and can bring about distorted images. Bigger boobs, taller statures, and strange weight fluctuations all draw attention in both negative and positive ways. Media Even into adulthood,...

Is “Gluten-Free” An Authentic Diet Or A Fad?

The term “gluten-free” has swept the nation as the new healthy fix. “Gluten-free” has been tossed around the media, become a new staple in many celebrity diets, and has somehow worked its way into the jumble of weight loss remedy fads. This is the silliest trend I have seen in...

Enough With The Extreme Fitness Challenge Obsession

The New Year is here and that means RESOLUTIONS! I see more than a few friends signing up for extreme fitness “races.”   You’ve heard of them: Tough Mudder, Savage Race, Warrior Dash.   These glorified dick measuring contests can be something to boast about. They are challenging. Good for...

now

Now: Why We Should Bask In It

  To most people, adulthood is something that is a scary concept, immediately triggering anxiety predicated upon responsibility, the future, success, and unattainable happiness. No one wants to grow up to live this predetermined life that is basically the same as being programmed like a robot. Yet, most think that...