Lifestyle Archive

Conquering Holiday Travel: Games and Exercises for Long Car Rides or Flights

By: Bailey Larmore Travel during the holiday season can feel long and exhausting. Once you’ve packed your bags and buckled your seat belt, you’re tasked with combating any boredom that ensues. To help pass the time during any lengthy car rides or flights, try some of these fun games and exercises. Did You Hear That… […]

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Healthy Sources of Caffeine

By: Bailey Larmore Looking for some more energy? If you didn’t get a full night’s rest or the cold weather has you feeling dreary, you may find yourself turning to a source of caffeine. Instead of a typical coffee or soda, there are many healthier caffeine options for us to choose from! Chocolate Depending on […]

Categories: Food, Lifestyle

How to Stay Active During Finals Season: Tips from Personal Trainer Martina Lammel

By: Bailey Larmore Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break, Deacs! This week, I sat down and talked to Martina, one of our personal trainers, to get some tips on how to stay active during finals season. Hear about Martina’s job, her adventures, and more! Martina Lammel is a current junior who has been working as a […]

Categories: Fitness, Lifestyle, People

How to “Live in the Moment” Even When You’re Busy

By: Bailey Larmore With holidays approaching and the last day of classes around the corner, we are busy. How can we have any time to “live in the moment?” Let’s take a look at some ways we can be present and smile even when we’re busy. Construct A Worry-Free Zone for Your Mind It’s easy […]

Categories: Lifestyle, Mindfulness

Sports Fan Survival Guide: Get Ready to Cheer on the Demon Deacons!

By: Bailey Larmore Have you told all your friends and family that Wake Football is undefeated?! With a record of 4-0, we face off against the University of Louisville this weekend. Let’s cheer loud for our fellow Deacs! Check out some of our pro tips for Wake sports fans. Sports Calendars Know when and where […]

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Establishing a Self-Care Routine for the Semester

By: Bailey Larmore Adjusting to new courses while also making time for friends might make the beginning of the school semester seem hectic. A time set aside for self-care can help! Self-care means paying attention to your physical and mental wellbeing, which promotes less stress. Here are some basic strategies for creating an effective self-care […]

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Developing Good Sleep Habits

By: Maddie Boyer One of the most important contributors to our wellbeing is also one of the first we forego when stress kicks in: sleep. Whether it’s staying up late cramming for an exam or anxiety just making you toss and turn, losing sleep can take a large toll on both your physical and mental […]

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Ways to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint

By: Maddie Boyer This time of year, I find myself stepping outside into the beautiful spring air and appreciating being alive on such a gorgeous planet. There’s something about the springtime that just makes you fall in love with the earth all over again. Because our planet is so precious, maintaining environmental wellness is just […]

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Self-Care for Valentine’s Day

By: Maddie Boyer Valentine’s Day this year is looking a little different, and in all likelihood you need some extra self-care. No matter your relationship status, spend some time this year showing some love for the most important person in your life: you! We’ve gathered some ideas so you can celebrate the season in a […]

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How Your Posture is Affecting Your Life

By: Maddie Boyer Nowadays, you’re probably spending more time than ever at your desk. With long days in front of a computer, it’s easy to let your posture fall to the wayside. However, did you know that poor posture is affecting more than just your back pain? We’ve compiled a list of ways that your […]

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