Clear and Calm Mind: Headspace

I’ve always been a firm believer in the idea that sometimes you have to take some time for yourself. We tend to get caught up in work, school, relationships, whatever it may be, and forget to take care of ourselves. The best way to take some time for us is to do a little bit…

Class Review: Tabata

For the past few weeks, I’ve been trying different forms of training in order to get my fitness level back to what it was in high school (#tbt). I’ve always been that annoying person at the gym who tries to do more reps or go faster than the person next to me. This is exactly what I did when…

Five Perks of Early Morning Running

  With internships and classes it can be nearly impossible to find an hour to devote to fitness. Between classes twice a week and an internship 3 days a week, I had to devise a plan to fit running into my schedule so I am (somewhat) prepared for the San Diego Half Marathon I am running in…

Back At It

Getting up after falling can be hard. Especially when the fall is not working out in a few months and getting back up is finally working out again. That kind of getting up sucks. Every time I get back into working out after a short (or sometimes long) break, I tell myself the same thing:…

Midterm Survival Guide

Midterms are coming. You can see Spring Break in the distance, but a myriad of group projects, presentations, and exams are in the way. Here are some tips to get through it all in once peice! Step 1. Plan Ahead College students are pros at procrastination. One minute it’s syllabus week, the next thing you know…

Introduction: Caroline

Hi Friends! My name is Caroline- the last of the five contributors of this blog to introduce herself! I’m 22 years old, and studying marketing at GW’s School of Business. I hail from Wilmington, Delaware. When I’m not in class, I’m interning for a nonprofit here in DC. Between school and work, I don’t have…

Introduction: Jen

Hi everyone! My name is Jen and I’m a senior at GW studying marketing! I am originally from right outside Philadelphia in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Yes, I spend my summers at the Jersey shore, but not the shore you are thinking of with Snooki and JWoww. When I’m not in class or interning you can find…

Be Present: Embracing Mindfulness During Times of Transition.

5 Habits to Help You Embrace Mindfulness If you’re going through changes in your personal or professional life, or if you’re like me and the future is one big question mark, mindfulness can be a way of cutting through the clutter and enjoying each moment as it comes to you. But if you haven’t practiced mindfulness…

Introduction: Alicia

Hi, I’m Alicia! Originally from southwestern Connecticut, I now call Washington, DC home. I’m all about mindfulness and exploring the outdoors, oh, and I’m also a closet SoulCycle enthusiast. Stay tuned for updates chronicling my attempts at conquering the latest wellness trends and how I’m staying zen as I navigate life as a second semester senior.

Introduction: Kelly

Hey everyone! I’m a 21-year-old New Jersey native, currently living in Washington, DC. When not in class at GW, you can catch me exploring DC’s live music scene or over packing my suitcase for my next adventure. It’s a crazy busy time trying to figure out what to do with my life post-grad on top…

Introduction: Nash

I am from Caracas, Venezuela and a senior dreading the thought of graduation. Setting aside my desperation to find a job, I have decided to focus on a much sooner deadline: Spring Break. In high school I used to be a varsity athlete in 3 different sports and was the captain of my soccer team,…

Welcome to the NESS!

The NESS is your guide to achieve greatness. That is your own greatness, whether its running a mile under 9 minutes, getting rid of that freshman 15, or finally learning how to cook healthy. We are all in the same journey to achieve our goals while still graduating college and getting a job. We are…