How To Stay Fit In College

Having recently reevaluated my some of my habits and choices of lifestyle (the late night pizza cravings, Breaking Bad marathons, etc.) I came to the conclusion things must change. It also made me think of my first year in college, the freedom to do whatever, whenever, and how that can and does effect a person’s body. In the article below, I&...

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How To Stay Healthy In College: Surviving Life on Campus

I realized during my first college cold that it was quite a bit different than being sick in high school. In high school, you can spend the day in your bed, turn in your homework a day late, and you usually have a parent around if you ever need anything.  When you get sick in college, you still have to share a room with your roommate, go get your...

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How To Fight Depression In College

The Blues…we all get them. Being away at college and on your own for the first time can make the blues even more apparent. Whether you’re feeling homesick, are down about a relationship/friendship or are just in a funk, you’re not alone. Most students will feel blue at some point in their year, especially as a freshman.The trick is findin...

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Sick in College and Away From Home

So you have tried your absolute hardest to avoid the virus-ridden people on your floor, and you’ve been popping vitamin C every day like it’s your job, but somehow you have still managed to catch the bug that’s been passed around your classmates all quarter.  Now that you are sick in college and miserable, it dawns on you that your mothe...

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How To Manage Stress in College

“College was the best four years of my life.” This is a cliché that unfortunately isn’t true for every student attending a university. According to Nami.org, “More than 40 percent of college students have felt more than an average amount of stress within the past 12 months.” This excess stress could be due to a lack o...

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Easy Dorm Recipes

So you’re sick of eating in the dining hall, but have no motivation to cook a “real meal.” Have no fear, you can make easy dorm recipes from the comfort of your room! All you need is a few key ingredients (that you probably keep in your mini fridge anyway) and a handy dandy microwave. Now I know that not everyone is on board with the microw...

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Getting Fat in College

Weight gain during college is so typical that the “Freshman 15” has become a commonly known phrase.  But if you start college with the necessary knowledge, tools, and determination,  and make a concerted effort, you can avert the seemingly inevitable weight gain.  Read more... Eat mindfully.  Are you paying attention to what you’...

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Staying Healthy In The Dorms

It’s inevitable; you’re going to get a nasty cold while living in the dorms. Illnesses spread like wildfire in dorms and there is no way to fully avoid the inevitable. But there are ways to avoid frequent bouts of sickness. Living in cramped quarters leads to quick spread of germs and bacteria that can infect everyone. Especially sharing a comm...

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