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Stoicism: How To Live a Full Life Like Every Day is Your Last

One of my favorite email newsletters is the Daily Stoic. Stoicism is a Greek philosophy, and it’s all about bettering yourself constantly while still living in the present and not letting feelings overcome your decision making. Basically, stoics know that: Life is unpredictable Life is short Life is what you make of it I love… Continue reading Stoicism: How To Live a Full Life Like Every Day is Your Last

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Slowing Down: The Solution to (Almost) Every Problem

I’ve struggled with stomach issues the last couple of months since returning from Asia, and the past couple of weeks were particularly bad. Turning to the Internet, of course, I became fearful of all of the possible causes for my stomach problems. Had I developed IBS like my sisters? Did I have leaky gut syndrome?… Continue reading Slowing Down: The Solution to (Almost) Every Problem

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Mindful of the Present: How To Avoid Living in the Past

Our college years + early twenties are some of the most hectic + exciting times of our lives. Amidst all of the stress, it’s easy to cling onto the memories we hold fondly — the *good ol’ days,* whether it be high school, freshman year, or our study abroad adventures. It’s important to embrace the… Continue reading Mindful of the Present: How To Avoid Living in the Past

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Food for Thought: How an Emotion Journal Can Improve Your Happiness

Maybe you’ve kept a journal before — for food//water intake, for goals, or for all of the above in the CHAARG Fit Journal. When tracking your food, you often want to minimize the amount of *junk* foods with empty calories + maximize the amount of high-quality, nutrient-dense foods. What if we took that same approach… Continue reading Food for Thought: How an Emotion Journal Can Improve Your Happiness

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Wanderlust: Overcoming nostalgia with inertia

A recent, subtle trend has been being present in the moment. With the ever-growing presence of technology, it has become easier to not fully be there. Our minds are constantly preoccupied, and we lack the ability to fully appreciate the moment we are in. We are either preparing for the future or longing for the… Continue reading Wanderlust: Overcoming nostalgia with inertia