Life Update: Being a Student, Employee, and Everything Else

How I balance it all: health, schedules, and happiness. Beginning my master’s degree feels incredible, but my new schedule is overwhelming. It feels like the time I use to have for myself has completely vanished. What they don’t tell you when you sign up to be a student while working full time is the pressure […]

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How to Relax (When You Really Want to Explode)

Everyone is busy, but if you don’t take the time for yourself your stress can build until you can’t take it anymore. Before this happens, check out these ways to calm your inner stress and get peace of mind. I believe that we are all busy–in fact I KNOW we are all busy. Working for […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: 2019 Edition

Why setting New Year’s resolutions can help you achieve your goals this year. A new year begins and old habits fade. Fresh ideas blossom and new perspectives emerge. I believe that 2019 will be another good year, and another opportunity to grow. So far this year, I began my first Master’s course and will begin […]

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What I’ve Learned in NYC (So Far)

It’s been two months and “living the dream” has been full of happiness and insanity all at once. Here’s what I’ve learned so far: Not everyone will give their seat up on the subway for those who are super pregnant. No one will flinch if you start peeing right next to a group of summer […]

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Florence’s Hidden Gems

How to travel the city like a local and avoid tourist traps. Florence is one of my favorite cities in the world. I had the opportunity to live there for a semester while in college, and it was the best experience of my life. I learned a lot while living there, and I was able […]

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Tips for the European Traveler on a Budget

European travel can be an expensive investment when done incorrectly. Budgeting months (even a year) in advance is always a good idea. When you arrive in Europe, your temptations will be overwhelmed with new interests (shopping, dining, museums etc.) Whether it’s a tour of an ancient art museum or an amazing pair of European shoes […]

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How to be a Savvy Online Shopper

In the age of algorithms, online shopping is constantly evolving. When advertisers are flooding our timelines with what they think we want to see, is it possible to stay on a budget? It’s only natural to give in to temptation when we’re online because we see what others have and want “the look” for ourselves. […]

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The Essential Guide to Spontaneous Travel

The exhilaration of booking a trip can relax a busy mind. When we travel, we can relax and enjoy our time on Earth. Traveling allows us to live in the moment and choose exactly how we want to spend our day. When we have something to look forward to, the anticipation can fill us with […]

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Why You Should Rescue Your Next Pet

According to the ASPCA, 6.5 million animals are rescued and brought to shelters every year nationwide, but not all animals are adopted to new homes. Rescue animals come from many different backgrounds. They’re often rescued from a situation of neglect, abuse or natural disaster. These animals can have behavioral issues as a result of neglect […]

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is a major college decision and this is what you should consider before you go: 1) Do you have enough money saved? This is by far the most important question you MUST ask yourself before leaving. When you’re studying abroad, chances are you won’t have a job. When you start traveling between countries […]

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