Raise your hand if mashed potatoes are your favorite comfort food… *raises hand* I love Thanksgiving, and not just because it’s my birthday (woot woot)! From mashed potatoes to butternut squash bisque to your grandmother’s special stuffing, this holiday really is tied together with warm foods (and family time). Here are a few yummy recipesContinue reading “Dishes You Need to Bring to the Thanksgiving Table”
We’ve all heard the cliche phrase, “Europe changed me,” in the face of playfully making fun of those who left home for a mere 3 months during their college experience. We get it. You got to live in Spain… or Greece… or Italy. What many people neglect to see, though, is the amount of personalContinue reading “My Story on Personal Growth Amid a Semester Abroad”
Nothing is better than warm risotto dish on an autumn day. With the added pancetta and a light parmesan flavor, this dish is a must-try. It’s very easy to make, and takes about 30 minutes to prep and cook. Call over your friends or surprise your family with a delicious meal. This recipe serves four!Continue reading “Recipe: Light & Cheesy Risotto with Pancetta”
Picture this: You slept in, woke up feeling energized, and are ready for the day. You’re ready to make the most of this sunny Friday morning until you walk out into your living room. Your roommate is sitting on the couch whining about how awful her morning has been so far. She’s playing sad musicContinue reading “Understanding Mood Disorders: Is Energy Contagious?”
Fall means pumpkins, foam lattes, crimson leaves and aromas of cinnamon and chai. If you live in or around New England, you’re likely ready to go apple picking with friends or leaf peeping through Vermont. Here are the best things to do with family and friends as the leaves soon turn shades of red andContinue reading “Top 25 Family Friendly Activities To Do This Fall”
We’re coming up upon World Mental Health Day this Sunday, October 10! Fact: In the United States, the month of October is also national Mental Health Screening Month! To everyone reading this, I propose a challenge. Let’s start a Self Care Sunday. Every Sunday during this month, dedicate some time in your day to selfContinue reading “10 Healthy Habits that Promote Self Care”
I used to always be a night-workout addict. In my high school days, I’d get out of school at 3:03pm and get to work for 4pm. I’d be home by 10pm, then step right onto the elliptical that we had at home. Even in my freshman year of college, I loved going to the gymContinue reading “Why I Prefer Working Out in the Morning”
Society is quick to normalize and ostracize behaviors, looks, styles, and everything else that we do. We subconsciously judge one another all the time. That poses the question: What exactly is normal? The history of the studies of abnormal psychology shows the uncertainty and lack of education around the mental health field. We’ve been tryingContinue reading “Let’s Talk Mental Health: The History of Abnormal Psychology”
College housing doesn’t always have the best storage space, and some furniture is just too expensive to invest in. In this week’s Dorm Living advice, I’m here to show you some of my secrets in saving space AND money. The Bed Shelfie I’ve had a Shelfie since I was a freshman on a top bunkContinue reading “Dorm Living: How to Optimize Storage”
One of my favorite dinner recipes to make in my dorm is this delicious feta-balsamic combination. It’s not too difficult to make, and takes about 20-30 minutes total. This recipe serves four. 1 box of pasta 2 chicken breasts or 4 thin filets 3-5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon each of salt, pepper,Continue reading “Recipe: Feta Pasta with Balsamic Chicken”
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