Future Dog Lady

As a little girl, whenever people asked me what I wanted to do with my life I would always respond saying, “I want to live in a mansion with my best friends, 100 dogs, and have blue hair.” If only I could graduate with a degree in loving dogs, then my dream would come true. Unfortunately,…

Happy International Women’s Day!

For countless years women have fought for their rights and empowerment in a male-dominated society. We’ve come a long way, but the fight is not over. We’ve won many battles, but not the war. Each day we have to do more, and be more to fight for our rights and what we want! Here are…

DC Mental Health Day Guide

We all need a day off every once in a while. When stress gets the best of you, don’t hesitate to take a break from work, school, and your day-to-day responsibilities and take a mental health day. Here are some ideas for things to do in the DC area on your mental health day to help…

Let It Go

Disclaimer: this post has absolutely nothing to do with the movie Frozen. I actually haven’t even seen the movie. I prefer the more classic Disney princesses. But that’s neither here nor there. The song “Let It Go” has been haunting me ever since the movie came out. I know most people disagree, but I find…

PB and Banana Bliss Smoothie Recipe

Have a sweet tooth and always craving ice cream, but you’re trying to eat healthy? Well this is where my peanut butter banana ice cream smoothie comes in. This simple and easy recipe is a great alternative to ice cream and is high in potassium and protein. Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1-2: Cut up frozen…

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…