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”

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”

My Go-To, Healthy Choice for Pre-Workout Energy

I’ve been trying to be more active and live healthier this summer. One energy drink, Celsius, has helped motivate me to do so. Recently, I’ve been drinking a Celsius before doing an at-home cardio workout. I’ve found that it has immensely increased my stamina and my desire for exercising. What is it? Celsius is aContinue reading “My Go-To, Healthy Choice for Pre-Workout Energy”

12 Drinks for Your 4th of July Bash

How to impress the guests at your BBQ this weekend? Let these recipes take care of you with these delicious, festive drinks. Did Someone Say Wine? Simple Sangria: This fruity drink is always a pleaser, and easy to make non-alcoholic by replacing the wine with a lemon-lime soda. Red, White & Blue Wine Spritzer: ThisContinue reading “12 Drinks for Your 4th of July Bash”

How to Stick to Healthy Habits While Going Out to Eat

It can be difficult to make healthy choices while letting a restaurant serve you. Whether you’re on a program like Weight Watchers or are just trying to eat cleaner and healthier, here are a few tips to help you on your wellness journey! Many dishes at restaurants have hidden elements that make them much moreContinue reading “How to Stick to Healthy Habits While Going Out to Eat”