Wellness

Vegan for a Month

My meal planning struggles have reached new heights this summer, since I have to cook all my meals, so I asked my cousin, Kaitlyn, to write about her experience trying the hardest thing in the whole world: her month meal planning as a vegan. Veganism. Carnivores everywhere clutch their steaks in disbelief and pray it… Continue reading Vegan for a Month

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I Tried (and Hated) SoulCycle | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

After running the marathon and trying CorePower Yoga, I decided it was time to try another cult exercise class, SoulCycle. I wanted to do a whole month of classes, and spent the spring saving so I could afford them. I was so excited to try it, so you can imagine my disappointment when I finally… Continue reading I Tried (and Hated) SoulCycle | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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Working Woman: What 9 Women Wear to Work

I've been having a little trouble adapting my near uniform of athleisure to the working world so I asked a bunch of my friends to tell me about how they dress for their summer jobs (in a variety of fields). Then I went through my own closet to force myself to wear real adult clothing.… Continue reading Working Woman: What 9 Women Wear to Work

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Namaste Beaches: My Week at CorePower Yoga | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

After the marathon, I figured it'd be good to spend my exercise time doing something a little less extreme to my body. In my eyes, there really isn't anything that puts less stress on your body than yoga so I decided it was time to give yoga another try. I challenged myself to a week… Continue reading Namaste Beaches: My Week at CorePower Yoga | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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Working Woman: Keep Your Commute from Getting to You

Today, I spent 3 hours on public transportation, trying to get to and from work (don't I sound like an adult?!). The bus was crowded both ways and that summer heat caused some pretty serious BO. This week will be a little worse than normal- thank you, Taste of Chicago- so here is how I… Continue reading Working Woman: Keep Your Commute from Getting to You

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I Ran a Marathon: Bay of Fun(die) | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

This was the hardest thing I have ever done. After six months of relentless training, I took a few days off of work, jumped on a plane to Boston, grabbed my mom and my friend Katie, drove 7 hours up to Canada, and ran 26.2 miles of non-stop hills on an almost 80 degree day… Continue reading I Ran a Marathon: Bay of Fun(die) | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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End of Year Review 2016-2017

What a year! In a whirlwind, I'm ~officially~ halfway done with college and I made it out (mostly) alive. Remember those goals I had for the year? Well, here is how they went and a sneak preview of what the summer could have in store for me! This year was a rollercoaster of emotion. Life… Continue reading End of Year Review 2016-2017

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Healthy Self Criticism

This year, I've spent a bunch of time and effort trying different ways to maximize my awesomeness: everything from starting to time track to running a half marathon. These projects came out of the initial set of goals I created for this school year. With only 5 weeks until the end of this school year (the… Continue reading Healthy Self Criticism

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Beyond the Newsfeed: A Guide to Making the Most of Your Phone Time

This week, I was minding my own business scrolling through my newsfeed, when I saw an article that said that college women spend an average 10 hours a day on their phones. This was absolutely crazy to me, so this is how I use my phone time, make the time I spend with it work for… Continue reading Beyond the Newsfeed: A Guide to Making the Most of Your Phone Time

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Bullet Journal Set Up: Spring Quarter

After moving into my Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook last quarter, I experimented with a bunch of different spreads to track my academic progress through the quarter. Now, a few weeks into the spring, I think I've finally found a way to make my Bullet Journal work for the quarter system. Why the Bullet Journal Bullet Journaling is… Continue reading Bullet Journal Set Up: Spring Quarter