As a student who is often sitting at her desk or on transit, I’m not exactly flexible. Even reaching my toes is a feat (or feet – ha, you catch the pun?). My back is worse for wear from carrying a heavy backpack, and my only weights were my laptop and notebooks. One thing was… Read More Starting gymnastics as a non-athletic person.
There’s such a big push towards taking care of one’s mental health – and that is great. I mean it. I’m not in any way diminishing how great that is. But recently I’ve been realizing how important taking care of my skin and body is. As someone with rosacea, I’ve struggled with feeling comfortable in my… Read More Taking care of yourself: Skin deep.
People in general long for companionship and love. Companies capitalize on this with their advertisements – buy these clothes to be liked, buy this perfume/cologne to grab someone’s attention, eat this food and you’ll be admired. On a deeper level, we’re conditioned to believe that unless we follow the party line, we won’t be loved… Read More You don’t need to be liked.
If you’re a student, taking up a new hobby once the summer starts may seem like a great idea. You’re likely not quite as busy, and as the temperature increases, so does your itch for change. For me, this resulted in taking up a gymnastics class, starting a blog, trying to do a writing exercise… Read More Don’t rely on inspiration: Be consistent.