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mud run

KTB TV: Mud Run Diaries

    Only so many words can truly describe what it’s like to participate in a mud run. There are only so many ways to say how muddy you get, how much energy you need to survive, and how much the event will challenge every aspect of your being. You...

How To Conquer the Grocery Store: Wholesale Edition

I recently discussed the many tricks to successfully triumphing in your next grocery store visit, suggesting things like buying frozen, entering aisles with caution, etc. This time, I’m going to give you the inside tricks to powering through something a little bigger than your local Trader Joe’s: the world of...

The Balance You Need To Stay Motivated

Being driven isn’t easy. Some people are born with the drive, and some people must teach themselves how to work for what they want. Once you have it, it’s not holding onto it that is the true difficulty, because it never actually leaves you. So many may envy someone’s incredibly...

spring break

Wander Talks: Episode 11 – Spring Break 2015

    This week’s episode of Wander Talks comes to you from The Atlantic Ocean (well, not exactly). Rachel sits down with her cruise crew, Michal Dumala, Ashley DeRigo, and Jonathan Wang, to talk about their recent endeavor on a Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas. This cruise departed on March 5th,...

pilates

Wander Talks: Episode 10 – The Power of Pilates

    On this week’s episode of Wander Talks, Rachel sits down with fellow Exercise Science classmate and Pilates instructor, Megan Burditt. Megan began teaching Pilates last year at USF’s Campus Recreation Center and has grown very passionate about this method of training. The great Joseph Pilates, providing people with...

So You Think Florida Weather Is “Nice?”

All the time, my non-Floridian friends tell me how jealous they are of how lucky I am to live in Florida. “You have palm trees,” “You have endless summers,” “You have the beach,” and every other Florida perk is recited to me each time we talk, ever. Yeah, Florida is...

How To Tell When Finals Are Approaching

There are some things about life and our functional capabilities that change when the last week of the semester approaches with finals. We are no longer people, we become these student robots that complete insane amounts of work that we put off or didn’t prepare for, and we do it...

people

Here Are The Four Realities of People

  I’m all for looking for the best in people. Nothing is less productive and self-limiting than expecting the absolute worst from everyone you interact with. It isn’t healthy, it isn’t functional, and it definitely isn’t the best way to make friends/networks/connections.   Unfortunately, over time, I’ve also learned a...