how to maintain a healthy diet with a busy schedule

how to maintain a healthy diet with a busy schedule

this week it has felt unreal that yet another school year has started that I won’t be attending as a student. I still miss my days of darting across campus and being surrounded by the buzz of my fellow peers despite how slammed I was between classes, homework, and my job(s). however, I found it was that hectic phase of my life that taught me important lessons about how to implement + maintain healthy habits even when I’m running from one thing to the next and don’t always have the time or energy to make a meal on the spot. so today, I’m telling you my favorite ways of keeping a healthy diet + habits! while the title says for “busy schedules,” these are obviously practices anyone can use. these worked for me as both an active, over-scheduled student and as a sedentary, 9-5 young professional.

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a year in the making

a year in the making

yesterday officially marked one year since graduating from college, and it’s a crazy pill to try and swallow. a lot can happen in a year, especially a year that stretches you as a person and challenges you to be outside your comfort zone. there are times I miss being a student and being able to feel independent without having to accept full responsibility – so there’s something about this first year right out of college when you feel like you’re squandering because you feel like you’re at the bottom of the totem pole, trying to figure this adulting thing out. and while it’s been intimidating at times, I’ve discovered strengths + independence I never realized I had.

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tips for a strong + successful semester

tips for a strong + successful semester

It’s about that time that those of you who are still students have to start coming to terms with the upcoming semester and determining a plan of action to make sure you keep your head above the water and make it through successfully (I know this is the same song I’d sing to myself prior to each semester, anyway).

There are four different learning styles to keep in mind when it comes to determining your plan of action for the semester. I am a combination of a visual + verbal learner, meaning I have to be able to see images/processes + hear/use words, whether it be through speech or writing. However, there are also aural (auditory) or physical learners. Figure out what your learning style is here!

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