Tag Archives: Happiness

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Do Selfies Make Us Feel More Attractive & Likable Than We Really Are? By Lauren Au

Recent study proves that those who regularly take selfies overestimate their attractiveness and likability compared to others. Summary: In our social media dominated world, the selfie trend has taken over and affected our perception of ourselves. New findings suggest that those who take more selfies overestimate positive perceptions of themselves, such as attractiveness and likability. […]

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Learning to be Diet-free

Learning to be comfortable in your own skin can be a daunting task. From a young age, women are shown that beauty is only attainable through being thin. From constantly receiving this message, women often resort to taking on numerous diets for short periods of time to get the ‘ideal’ body they see around them. […]

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20 Facts That Will Make You Happy

If you need a pick me up or just a few interesting facts to get you through the rest of the week we got you covered. Here are 20 facts that can brighten up your mood! At one point in time, for a brief second, you were the youngest person on the planet. Children smile […]

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Staying Healthy in College Both Mentally and Physically

Often times we tend to forget the importance of wellness during college. We are so caught up in our academics and social interactions that we do not step back to evaluate what our body needs. Below are ideas to remain healthy both mentally and physically during your time at college. Take Vitamins This may add another […]

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5 Ways to Stop Obsessing Over your Body and Weight

Do you constantly critique your body, weight or image? Do you find yourself fighting for the perfect body that you never seem to reach? Motivation. Exercise. Diet. Binge. Self-pity. Repeat. Sound familiar? GOOD NEWS, my friend, there IS a way to let go of the obsession and frustration and actually start living every day happy […]

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A Letter to the Single Girl on Valentine’s Day

A Letter to the Single Girl on Valentine’s Day Dear Single Girl on Valentine’s Day, I don’t know where your heart is. Maybe your heart is full without a partner, maybe your heart is heavy waiting for “the one” to fill it, or maybe your heart is broken in pieces after giving a piece of […]

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30 Gifts For Under $30 (For Her)

The holiday season is approaching (YAY), and with it, copious amounts of food, laughter, family time, snuggly sweaters and gifts. That said, for most of us college students and/or high school students, finding the funds to get something special for the people we love can be tricky. Of course, we want to get everyone something […]

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Transformation Tuesday – Learning To Love Yourself

“You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people.” I came across this quote last week and for some reason it’s one of those things that have stuck in my mind. Probably because I’m guilty of it and for all those who love doing things for others, you know how I […]

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Dear Entitle(MEN)t

Let me first say that I am not sorry for telling you ‘no.’ I am not sorry whatsoever for not giving you the power to dictate my body. I am not sorry for the distrust I have in your intentions and for not giving you the opportunity to degrade me and my potential. I am […]

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The Best High is a Runner’s High

At some point in life, the truth must be told. Well, here it is: I love getting high. Don’t worry, Grandma, the drug ring I am a part of is home to a great group of people. Truthfully, I’m fairly confident you would adore them, and I’m willing to bet that you would make them […]

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Dive in Deck: What it’s Like to Go With the Flow

At some point in life, bliss makes itself known to its owner. It comes with a momentous occasion that has a lasting impact on life, whether anticipated or not, and, when it happens, it leaves a mark that can only be explained as a beauty mark rather than a scar. Regardless of when or where […]