Becca is a college senior studying English lit, French, and marketing in Naperville, Illinois. She loves a warm cup of tea and a great book, and a puppy wouldn't hurt either. She hopes to one day work in the publishing industry.
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Feb 20, 2015

8 Academy Awards Nominee-Themed Cocktail Recipes

To make it an occasion (not enough of one to warrant real pants though, don't worry) make your viewing party more fun and festive with this drinking game (nominee-themed cocktail recipes included).

Jan 21, 2015

7 Pretty Little Liars Facial Expressions You’ll Find In Every Episode

Although I applaud the PLL writers for throwing in at least three twists a season that make me jump out...

Dec 31, 2014

7 New Year’s Eve Cocktails That Will Have Everyone Loving The Bubbly

If you only pop champagne once a year, check out these cocktail recipes to start...and end...your night right. Happy 2015!

Dec 15, 2014

9 Holiday Gifts For Your Fitness Obsessed Friends

Have health nut friends who are impossible to shop for? Check out this list of easy gifts for the fitness obsessed.

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Nov 7, 2014

The Best Ways to Combat Winter Skin

At the start of October every year I get excited. The leaves are changing colors, the temperature starts getting more comfortable, and there are pumpkin products everywhere.

17 Do’s & Don’ts For Getting Over Illnesses

DO drink more water than you think you need, or want. Just keep chugging.

Oct 31, 2014

Health Goth: The Fitness Trend You Need to Know

The fitness world is used to random trends rotating in and out of our gym bags, phones, and closets on a weekly basis.

Oct 31, 2014

9 Ways To Transition Your Fitness Routine From Warm To Cold Weather

I've decided to prep you all with a list of things you COULD be doing to make this transition a little easier AND to make sure you don't suddenly stop working out because baby it's cold outside.

Sep 24, 2014

Sep 17, 2014

27 Healthy Things To Do This Fall

Chicago recently had a cold snap which really jolted me into the fall spirit. I’ve been in an absolutely fabulous mood for about two weeks.

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Sep 10, 2014

The Basis Carbon Steel Edition Band Watch Is The Only Fitness/Lifestyle Tracker You Need

What makes the Basis Band different is that it not only tracks your activity and measures things like heart rate, skin temperature and steps taken throughout your day, it uses these measurements to help you set and achieve goals you previously select within the app/website.

Sep 4, 2014

19 Things To Do When Facebook Crashes

Although the events of yesterday afternoon's FB outage were a bit traumatic for all of us, I thought I’d take this as an opportunity to give us all some helpful tidbits on what we could do with this unexpected and uncomfortable break in social media next time (God forbid) this happens.

Aug 27, 2014

How to Determine What Type of Running Shoes Are Best for Your Feet

I'm sure last week's post "6 Facts You Need To Know About Running Shoes" really got you hot and bothered over your footwear choices at the gym. Do you have enough support? Are you laces too tight? Are you really supposed to be running barefoot?

Aug 20, 2014

6 Facts You Need To Know About Running Shoes

The babes at the gym seem to always have a nailed down uniform…tight ass spandex, high pony tail, and some...

Aug 13, 2014

Robin Williams’ 5 Most Insightful and Inspiring Quotes

Less than 48 hours ago, millions of people received the devastating news that we had lost one of the most iconic comedians of our time. A man who brought so much joy and laughter to our hearts.

Aug 6, 2014

Natural Remedies for the 5 Illnesses You’ll Experience this Semester

Dealing with sickness in college can be a tricky situation. You get so tired and stressed at times it seems like an illness just KNOWS how to ruin your week…or month in some of your poor souls’ cases.

Jul 30, 2014

The 9 Wellness Fads I Actually Ended Up Hating

Sometimes it’s actually okay to say, “ya know what, that sucked,” and keep on going with your life. I feel like now more than ever we’re being pressured to pretend like things are working, or enjoyable, or even worth it, and sometimes, they aren’t.

Jul 23, 2014

How To Optimize Your Sleep Cycle for Maximum ZzZzZ’s

There was a period where I was struggling in most areas of my health, including not really sleeping through the night anymore. It was months of tossing and turning and feeling like shit pretty much every day, or at least most days of the week, before I realized something had to be wrong.

Jul 16, 2014

The 6 Best Marathons To Drag Your Non-Running Friends Into

We all know running isn't for everyone. Even avid runners say how much they hate running; it's a love-hate relationship. It hurts so gooooood, as they say.