Finding motivation through self-compassion

Most of us are always saying to ourselves (and anyone that will listen): “I should,” followed by things such as, eat better, run five miles, or journal. It is easy for us to keep pointing […]

Fitspiration: The good and the bad (and the ugly)

Whether you’re a social media addict or the occasional browser, you most positively have come across accounts, postings, and blogs containing health and fitness information. Thousands of Instagram “celebrities” have jumped on the fitspo train […]

Practicing gratitude

As humans, we are constantly faced with the feeling of wanting more and never having enough. Inviting feelings of happiness and abundance are ways that lead us to living more gracious, happy lives. The ultimate […]

Food storage hacks

Whether you’re living on or off campus, being away from home brings a number of challenges to purchasing and consuming food. It takes a lot of practice to figure out how much you can realistically […]

Meditative methods: What is qi?

I became exposed to the practice of qigong recently in undertaking an adjunct offered this semester. This course has opened my eyes to a difficult, yet gentle form of exercise that has left my body […]

Grab-and-go foods

If you’ve ever felt the need to “tide yourself over” between meals but still find yourself with little energy, it’s time to upgrade your snacks. For many of us rushing between obligations, we try to […]

WEEKLY WELLNESS: Skin Health 101

Many of us are told by parents, doctors, siblings, and friends that the trick to healthy skin is an inside-out approach. These tips often include drinking plenty of water, limiting alcohol intake, avoiding sweets and […]