Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sweet Talk

I have always had a sweet tooth. Growing up, I could eat anything and everything: cookies, cake, milkshakes, ice cream, pie…and the list goes on. That all stopped when my metabolism slowed. Living in California opened my eyes to the world of healthy eating. I learned to trade…

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Shop for a Cause

Have you ever wondered why shopping feels so good? According to scientists, the human brain releases the chemical dopamine, which plays a significant role in our ability to experience pleasure or pain. For those of you confessed shopaholics, there is a solution: satisfy your “addiction” while giving back…

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Tech for Thought

The internet, computers, smart phones, apps… Only a few decades ago, these terms were absent from conversation. However, they are used every day in the modern world. With the advent of technology, a heated debate began. While some argue against it, others defend it until their last breath. Instead…

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Fitness Fix

Fitness has always been important to me. Although I have access to a free gym, there is one problem… I hate performing the same repetitive movement over and over on boring workout machines. In order to get my fitness fix, I have tried everything from dance classes to hot…

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Unbroken

“History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.” -Lord Acton I have always possessed an affinity for the past. At a young age, I idolized Old Hollywood actresses, performed in a retro troupe, and shopped at vintage clothing stores. There is simply…

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