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8 Things Every Healthy College Girl Needs

Being a freshman in college can be pretty tough. I remember searching through Pinterest for hours trying to find the perfect dorm décor. Little did I know, half of the stuff I bought for my dorm room, I would never end up using! To this day, I still have pink bins full of excessive college dorm room décor sitting in my parents’ basement. It’s important that you buy the stuff you actually need – not just the cute stuff you happen to pass by in Target!

If you’re anything like me, one of your ultimate goals will be staying active and healthy while you’re in college. Avoiding the freshman 15 is essential if you’re a broke college student who can’t afford to buy bigger clothes!

In order to make your college life easier, I have put together a list of essential items that every fit college girl needs to get before she heads off to college!

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The Ultimate Workout for College Girls + Free Download!

Being fit and keeping yourself healthy is a challenge, I know. Working out is even harder. First, you have to get motivated, then you have to wipe all of the chip crumbs from your fuzzy blanket, lace up your running shoes and, worst of all, you have to get to the gym.

Getting to the gym is always the most difficult part, the famous excuse that allows us to lay back in bed, shove a guilt-free handful of chips in our mouths, and press the play button on Netflix.

What do you do if you don’t have a gym membership? Or you don’t feel like getting up and driving to the gym?

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It can be difficult to kick your coffee habit, but we have some tips on how you can stop drinking coffee, if you need to!

How to Kick Your Coffee Addiction

Coffee: Is it good or bad? The world can never decide. Personally, I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t drink coffee. Totally kidding, but I think coffee is a delicious treat. It just becomes a whole lot less fun when you become addicted to it. If you are looking to get rid of your addiction to coffee, you are in luck cause your homegirl is going to help you out today. You are a strong independent woman and you don’t need no coffee!

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5 Ways To Get In Shape Without Actually Working Out

Yes, my friends, it is that time of year again. The time of bikinis, shorts, and “skinny” cocktails (whatever those are!). If you are anything like me, then working out is not fun. It is something I will avoid at all costs. I even once told a friend that my hamster had passed away to avoid going…there was no hamster.

In order for me to willing workout, I have to make it something I enjoy. I have never been able to stick to a workout schedule that worked for me, and I would have done just about anything else than go to the gym. If you join me in desperately avoiding gyms then I have some activities that will get you moving!

These are 5 activities that are not just fun, but also incredible workouts!

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5 Tips For Staying Healthy In College

Has anyone ever told you about the freshman 15? Let me let you in on a little secret, the freshman 15 only happens to students who don’t realize that it’s totally possible to be healthy in college. The key to getting fit and staying healthy in college can be simple if you put your mind to it.

Being a student in college and living on campus, I found it extremely hard to stay loyal to my healthy eating habits. But, there were a few tips and tricks I followed along the way. Here is my list of my top 5 daily habits to help your college life stay as healthy as possible!

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How To Deal With Mental Illness In College

Going into college can be a difficult task on its own — a new setting, leaving friends and family, a completely new schedule and sense of independence, just to list a few things. But when you add any kind of mental illness or disorder onto the already existing loads of stress, it can seem extremely overwhelming. It’s officially Mental Health Awareness month, and I want to share my top tips for coping with mental illness while in college. One of the most important things is to realize that you are not alone in this struggle. There are so many other people, myself included, that have struggled to deal with mental illness while in school. I hope that these tips will help you, as well!

Please keep in mind that my advice is mostly centered around dealing with depression, insomnia, and anxiety, since those three things are what I have personal experience with, and I wouldn’t want to give you any misleading advice. However, the tips could be used for other issues you’re trying to overcome, so read on!

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3 Amazing Ways to Get Away This Summer

College is full of a lot of things; classes, parties, exams, new friends, figuring out what you’re going to do with your life, career fairs, internships, wearing your swimsuit when all of your underwear has been worn and you just don’t have time to make it to the laundromat…  But one thing that people rarely talk about is getting away for the summer.  I’m not talking about backpacking around Europe, although with the tips and resources in this blog post, you can probably make that happen (as a graduation present to yourself).  I’m talking about that perfect summer job; one that takes you far away from home and your college town, takes you some place new and exciting, earns you money, and maybe even earns you college credit.

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