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Healthy salad for college

How to Eat Well in College with a Busy Schedule

By Gina | March 2, 2015

During college, I have learned more about my eating habits and different philosophies of food and health in general. With busy schedules, lots of coffee dates, an array of sugary sweets in dining halls, and lots of options for on-campus food, eating healthy in college can be a challenge. I know I’ve had my days where my…

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Travel Diary Supplies: Postcards, Tickets, Photos

11 Things to Include in Your Travel Journal

By Gina | February 24, 2015

As we take adventures and see new places, it is always fun to document our journeys. One of my favorite ways to document travel is through travel journals. I love collecting different items to put together a diary of my experiences. There are a variety of things you can include in travel journals–from photos to…

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DSLR Camera—Blogging Tools

Must-Have Creative Resources for Lifestyle Bloggers

By Gina | February 9, 2015

Over my three years of blogging, I have discovered several blogging must-haves. For lifestyle bloggers in particular, blogging requires being open to our surroundings, capturing different moments and learning about different topics to communicate to our audiences. In between posts on food, travels, or career advice, we also share personal stories. We share our hearts and emotions,…

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Boats in Barcelona: Traveling on Your Own

Why I Love Traveling On My Own

By Gina | January 29, 2015

In college, I mostly travel back home by train, which takes roughly seven hours. I can’t count how many times I’ve traveled this route on Amtrak, but I will always remember my first time taking the train: saying goodbye to my dad, finding a seat next to a girl who ended up being from my school…

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10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Spain

By Gina | January 8, 2015

If you are thinking about studying abroad in a Spanish-speaking country, you have a variety of options in Latin America and Spain. Traveling to Seville, Spain was one of the best decisions I made in my college years. I decided on Spain for a variety of reasons to spend a semester learning Spanish, improving my communication…

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Writing Letters: How to Pursue Creativity

10 Practical Ways to Pursue Creativity This Year

By Gina | January 1, 2015

As I explore life as an almost creative professional, I realize every day the power and force behind creativity and how to dive deep into the creative process. It’s a whole other world: finding how you can make art and live creatively with your life. Some of our New Year’s resolutions may include pursuing creativity more often…

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Jongo Java Coffee Shop

Jongo Java Coffee in Hendersonville, NC

By Gina | December 10, 2014

As part of my travel writing class this semester, I visited Hendersonville, NC to explore the small town, see its beautiful mountains and meet its people. What I found is that there was a plethora of fun small businesses downtown.

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minimalism habits

5 Habits to Encourage Minimalism

By Gina | December 4, 2014

During this time of year, it’s hard to think small. We are all about the extravagance of the holiday season and thinking big for next year. What will our goals be? What gifts will we give? What holiday parties to plan? It takes guts to think minimally and to change how our approach this time…

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How to do a Phone Fast

4 Steps for a Phone Fast

By Gina | July 23, 2014

A couple weekends ago, I decided to have a phone-free afternoon. It was so good to put my phone away, and not worry about responding to text messages, social media or the like. While it was just for a few hours, it really inspired me to take a break from technology more often and focus…

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How to Add Adventure to Your Day

12 Ways to Add Adventure to Your Day

By Gina | June 10, 2014

Sometimes we can feel lost in routine. Sometimes it feels better to be lost in nature. Or lost in your dreams. We all crave adventure every now and again. And instead of wiping out the credit card to spend thousands on a trip around the world, we can find adventure in our own backyards. Remember that life…

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