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 College Girl’s Guide to Loving Your Body

I am not skinny.

You’d be surprised how quickly my friends protest when I say this, even though we all know that I’m not. But that isn’t meant to be an insult and I’m not looking for pity, I can say that and be okay.

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10 Minutes to Spring Break Abs!

With the New Year just barely behind us, and our attempts at New Years Resolutions in full swing, you, like many others, might be looking to get fit and in shape this year. With Spring Break and wedding season just around the corner, now is your best opportunity to get in shape and be healthy! It can be hard to find the time and place to work out as a college student! I have put together a series of workouts that can be done at home to help you find motivation! For today’s post, we are focusing on the core.

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How to Thrive in College With Depression

Four years of deadlines, reading lists, clubs, parties and late nights. How anyone manages to survive it with their sanity in one piece is a mystery. Between the caffeine, sugar, sleep deprivation and stress, studying rarely turns out to be the healthiest time of anyone’s life. For most people, this normally comes out in the form of extra weight from too many nights out finished off with take-out Chinese food. For an increasing minority, however, university and college can end up being four years of anxiety and depression.

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How to Avoid Stress Eating in College

Stress eating happens all the time in college, but it can be controlled! Here's how to avoid stress eating!

Eating when stressed happens to us all. It is a normal part of life, however if it happens too often, it can lead to even more stress and no one needs that!

Some people call it emotional eating, others call it comfort eating. Regardless of what you may call it, it often is not the most efficient way to reduce stress and cope with hard times. In fact, for people who are trying to eat well and manage their weight, it likely leads to even more stress!

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