Author Archives: lmayo95

Smoothie Recipes

I love the spring time! Flowers begin to bloom, days are longer and the temperatures start getting warmer. (Also, people just seem happier:) As it begins to warm up I start to crave lighter and more refreshing snacks and drinks. … Continue reading

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Positive Affirmations

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely” -Roy T. Bennet, The Light in the Heart … Continue reading

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Alumni Event Recap

Last night I attended the COMM Alumni Panel set-up by the University Career Center. Alumni are a great resource and I found it super useful to hear about their personal experiences transitioning from college to a job. The COMM alums … Continue reading

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Immunity Boosters

Here are 3 immune boosting vitamins that you should incorporate into your diet to keep you strong and healthy throughout the spring semester! For each vitamin I’ve included some quick facts/benefits and some great food sources. Vitamin C rich foods: … Continue reading

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16 Personalities

What personality type are you? I love taking personality tests and seeing if the results match up! I don’t necessarily take them super seriously but I’ve found that I learn something about myself and I’m able to draw connections between … Continue reading

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Routine is medicine

A routine is, “a sequence of actions regularly followed; a fixed program”(Definition from Oxford Languages) Next week is the start of a new semester. Winter break was great! Getting to relax and do things that normally I wouldn’t have the … Continue reading

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What to watch over winter break?

At this point we are amidst the chaotic time in the fall semester with finals, research papers and group projects – these past couple weeks have felt nonstop just go, go, go. As we wrap up the semester, we are … Continue reading

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Gratitude Journal

Gratitude is defined as “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness”. This year has been very strange and unexpected The pandemic has created a lot anxiety, fear and overwhelm. Our usual routines and … Continue reading

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Calming the Monkey Mind with Meditation

“Monkey Mind” refers to the unsettled or restless state that we find ourselves in – it’s a mind that jumps from thought to thought, similar to the way a monkey jumps from tree branch to tree branch. Instead of being … Continue reading

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Importance of Networking:

Yesterday I attended a Zoom Fireside Q&A chat with special guest Isabel Yanes. Isabel is a freelance Assistant Editor for scripted television based in Los Angeles. She also works as an Animation Artist for various companies. The Q&A was very … Continue reading

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