The College Thrive Guide: Preparing For the College Transition In 5 Easy Steps!


It’s that time of year! The inevitable changes and goodbyes of graduating high school often bring up anxiety, fear as well as anticipation of the journey ahead. While it’s completely normal to feel this unease about the transition, there are effective tools to help calm your worries and feel totally prepared to take on life as a college kid. Use these 5 simple steps to help you prepare for an awesome first year at school. In using these tools it’s a great idea to keep a “transition journal” as a way to jot down ideas and actively use the 5 steps.

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High School, College, Inspire, Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity

How to Graduate College Without Wishing You Didn't


We all know how the story goes. Your friend from high school graduated from college a year ago. What was she majoring in? English? Communications? Something like that. Anyway, you just ran into her at the bookstore… and she was working there. Wait, what? The conversation went something like this:

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Inspire, Philosophy, College, Career

8 Habits Worth Making Part of Your Life


After talking for hours with my doctor we reached the conclusion that there are 8 specific habits worth putting in practice. Why? Well, these 8 habits go from nutrition to personal growth and happiness, and I must say I’ve been trying to make them part of my life and they sure have made an impression on me.

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Philosophy, Inspire, Nutrition, Gluten-free, Vegan

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions


I can never make just one New Year's resolution, and I think that’s a good thing. Why not reach for as many goals as one can muster each year? Plus, I don't want to put all of my time and energy into losing weight- that would just drive me crazy. Instead, I always make a few resolutions for different areas of my life like: relationships, health, fitness, aspirations, family, spirituality, career, and self. This way as each year passes I am moving forward in as many ways as possible. I also don't beat myself up if I don't reach my goal in one year. Some goals take more time!

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Inspire, Philosophy, Positivity

ME/CFS International Awareness Day - May 12th


Did you know that May 12th is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases? One of these represented conditions is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). There are thousands of people suffering from this misunderstood condition, yet a conclusive diagnostic test and treatment remains elusive.

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Health, Overcoming Depression, Nutrition

How to get over your fears and rock your life!


I recently attended a seminar in NYC where fear was a subject of conversation. Weather we think they are or not, fears often hold us back from what we desire most. In my own life, fear has definitely created the occasional virus of the mind. As much as I work on feeling fear but not allowing it to stop me from going after what I truly desire, it isn’t always easy. Are there any rumbling fears right now going on in your mind?

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Philosophy, Inspire, Overcoming Depression

Listen To What Your Life Has To Say


Have you ever asked your life “how is she”? And that’s a rhetorical question, because of course we can’t talk to your life, but for some time now I’ve learned to “listen” to what my life has to say. Exactly, I’ve been treating my life as a separate person, I know what you must be thinking, “what is she talking about?” Well, what I’m talking about is that I’ve discovered that talking to myself is something that helps a lot, but not in the way that I’ve been looking for.

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Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity, Overcoming Depression

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