Category Archives: Fitness & Wellness

Spring (Semester) Cleaning Time

Welcome, one and all, to Spring semester 2021! For some, it’s time for a new chapter at a new school. For others, it’s time to look ahead to their next steps. However, for all of us, it’s time for a … 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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Making Piggy Banks Grow

Anyone else fit the stereotype of a broke college kid? Well, let’s talk about some techniques I’ve learned throughout my college journey to break that stereotype! Even the Spare Change: The little things add up! Saving my spare change throughout … Continue reading

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Simple Fall Recipes

This time of year the sun goes down earlier and temperatures begin to drop… This calls for some warm comforting meals and treats! As a full-time student and also working full-time, its a necessity to have simple go to meals … Continue reading

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Mental Health Check

Hello, my friends! I can not believe it is already spooky season. It has been such a rollercoaster year for me. As I was changing my calendar to October I reflected on how this year has affected my mental health … Continue reading

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Stressed Out?

Every now and then we get overwhelmed and stressed about the millions of things we have going on or need to get done. I definitely do. It can be the little things like homework or doing laundry (which add up!) … Continue reading

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Biking Adventure (cont—)

It had taken us 2 hours to come to Harper’s Ferry. Now we needed enough time to head back. So we decided to head back to our bikes. Crossed the bridge again got our bikes and started paddling. As we … Continue reading

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National Biking Month!

Yes, we’ve all heard: it’s the end of the semester, and for many, this is the last push before a glorious one or two months off of school work, exams, and long hours at the library. This final push can … Continue reading

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The Faces of Depression

I work in a suburban hospital emergency room and each and every day, we care for at least two (oftentimes more) individuals who have attempted or are contemplating suicide, what we call “suicidal ideations”. Sometimes these patients come in on … Continue reading

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