Top 25 Family Friendly Activities To Do This Fall

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”

10 Healthy Habits that Promote Self Care

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”

Let’s Talk Mental Health: The History of Abnormal Psychology

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”

Dorm Living: How to Optimize Storage

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”

Recipe: Feta Pasta with Balsamic Chicken

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”

8 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Serotonin

Mental health is a big topic of conversation, especially as teenagers and young adults go through big, life changes such as school and jobs. Transitional periods can be very difficult on our bodies and minds. This unbalance can cause some damage on mental health. Serotonin, besides being the “happy chemical” in our brains, does soContinue reading “8 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Serotonin”

Dorm Living: Making Healthy Choices at the Dining Hall

Welcome back to the Dorm Living Series… let’s talk food. Worried about the dreaded “freshman fifteen” or just trying to stick to that nutritious lifestyle while heading back to school? Here’s how to recognize what you’re eating and avoid unhealthy choices with food that you aren’t preparing yourself. Be Careful With Self-Serve Options COVID limitedContinue reading “Dorm Living: Making Healthy Choices at the Dining Hall”

Dorm Living: How to Maintain and Balance Schedules

College can be a little overwhelming when it comes to balancing homework, classes, social activities, meals, working out, and making time for self care. If you also have a part-time job while being a student, it can make balancing your time just that much more difficult. Here are a few tips for staying on topContinue reading “Dorm Living: How to Maintain and Balance Schedules”

Dorm Living: The Ultimate Back-to-School List

Welcome back to the Dorm Living Series. August is now in full swing, and students are eager to get back on campus in just a few weeks! Whether you’re just starting college, moving in to a dorm room for the first time, or are ready to come back to campus after summer, let this guideContinue reading “Dorm Living: The Ultimate Back-to-School List”

Packing 101: The Little Tips No One Will Tell You Before Going Abroad

It’s not too difficult to find packing lists for most long-term trips these days, but there a few everyday things that you may not even realize you need to pack. As a girl who loves her skincare, hair care, and shopping, I’ve got you. Electronics First and foremost, electronics are a lot different in Europe.Continue reading “Packing 101: The Little Tips No One Will Tell You Before Going Abroad”