Homemade Warm Weather Treats

When the sun is shining and the heat is on, it’s natural to crave a frozen treat like ice cream, slush, or a popsicle. Did you know that there are many cold treats that you can make yourself at home? That way you can customize…

New Year’s Resolutions

It’s time to begin planning for this year! I have been looking forward to 2022 for at least the past four years. This upcoming year I will be saying “goodbye” to high school and “hello” to college! I’ve never been someone who sticks to New…

Dear future Nia

Dear Future Me, As you may (or may not) remember, I am writing this letter to you from the past. A time when I don’t think I’ve ever been this sleep-deprived in my entire life. I’m not being dramatic. I have gotten five hours of…

Intuitive Eating with Food Allergies or Other Restrictions

Intuitive eating is a way to build a healthy relationship with food. This means not labeling foods as “good” or “bad,” and listening to your body’s hunger and fullness cues and trusting that they are right. It is not a diet, not about “perfection,” and…

Keeping Your Cool at Concerts

I love concerts! I have been to many in my lifetime, starting with Justin Bieber when I was 8. My concert-experience repertoire is full of a variety of show experiences: sitting in the back of the balcony, sitting in the front row, lodge seats, you…

Self-Care During the School Year

Finding a balance between taking care of yourself and taking care of your grades is difficult during any school year; especially this year, with many of us being virtual or returning to school in person for the first time in many months. This past school…

Introducing Nia!

Hi everyone! My name is Nia, and I am 17 years old. I am a rising senior in high school. So far in my high school career, my favorite classes have been both Chemistry and Anatomy & Physiology. Science courses are my favorite because they…

There’s an App For That

It’s becoming more and more clear that when it comes to weight loss or living a healthier life, calorie restriction isn’t a sustainable solution. Neither is counting carbohydrates, intermittent fasting or keeping yourself from eating certain foods. Positive health behaviors have a greater impact on…