Wellness

For The Love Of The Lab

April 23rd marks the beginning of this year’s National Lab Week. You’ve probably never heard…

I Tried ILoveKickboxing And The Workout Was Great, The Price Was Not

I’m on a hunt to find a high intensity cardio activity I enjoy. I love…

The Double Edged Scalpel of Cesarean Awareness

April is Cesarean Awareness Month as sponsored by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN). In…

What Getting a Massage Taught Me About Self Love

About a month ago my sisters and I redeemed our Christmas gifts of professional massages…

Tips to Help You Actually Sleep at Night and Stop Glaring at Your Pillows

We live in a culture that praises work over play and romanticizes all-nighters and caffeine…

Gift Ideas For Your Stressed Friend, Sibling, Or Self

It’s no secret that our daily lives can be hectic as hell. Maybe it’s uni…

Lioness: A Workout Playlist That Is Tough, Fierce, and Ready to Rage

It’s 8am and you’ve made it to the gym. You’ve got your shoes double-knotted and…

What Life Looks Like When You Have Insomnia

The strange spikes on my sleep tracker inform me that I never reached REM sleep…

Is There Really Any Difference Between Tanning Beds And Sunshine?

Tanning is undoubtedly one of the most exhausted teen-and-young-adult-focused topics in the history of ……

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Sensitive Skin: Your Guide to Surviving the Summer Sun

It’s mid-July, and the sun’s rays are out in full force.  For most people, summer…

I Changed My Morning Routine and I Changed My Life

I changed my life by accident. As many of these things happen, it was random…

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I Tried Hot Yoga and Died

Yoga in creative, innovative forms has become a new fitness trend across the country. From…

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We Switched Exercise Routines and Surprised Ourselves

Motivated by swapping daily habits and routines with those of our friends, Allie and Kelly…

Five Essentials For A Perfect, Relaxing Bath

I love to unwind by pampering myself at the end of a long day. I…

We Need to Change the Way We Think About Running

When it comes to running, almost everyone has a gym class horror story to tell. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

I Tried Boxing and Fell in Love

After weird fitness classes came out of the woodwork (Exhibit A: goat yoga) an old-school…

Saying I’m Fat Is Just Being Honest About My Weight

I’m fat. I’m ready to acknowledge this and accept it after almost a lifetime of…

What Body Neutral Means to Me

Last weekend I was cleaning out my closet, and I came across a pair of…

I’m Still Living with PTSD from My Father’s ‘Punishments’

**Trigger warnings for abuse and suicidal thoughts** By anonymous I’ve been attending psychotherapy for just…

How to Maintain a Work-Health Balance

They say sitting is the new smoking – meaning the sedentary eight hour work days…