Swamp Talk: How to Reduce Stress Before Finals

By Chelsea Perry Finals are just around the corner. With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, it’s easy for us to become overwhelmed with everything we have on our plates (other than the turkey and stuffing, of course). Whether it’s studying for finals or writing papers, the holiday season can prove to be an extremely stressful time for students. According to GatorWell Health Promotion … Continue reading Swamp Talk: How to Reduce Stress Before Finals

Music Monday: The '90s Are Back

By Chelsea Perry If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re a product of the ’90s. And let’s be honest, I may be a little biased here, but the ’90s were just the greatest. Who can forget about about the brilliant ’90s toys (ahem, Furby or Tamagotchi, anyone?) or flawless ’90s television (“All That” [RIP old Amanda Bynes], “Rugrats,” “Boy Meets World,” “Doug”)? But, probably … Continue reading Music Monday: The '90s Are Back

Wellness Wednesday: Snack Healthy

By Chelsea Perry Falling victim to snacking happens to the best of us from time to time. Whether you’re munching while studying or binge-watching Real Housewives, it’s easy to get carried away and lose track of just how many Oreos you’ve made—uh—disappear. But, finding snacks that are just as satisfying as they are healthy is, in fact, possible. We’ve compiled a list of the tastiest … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Snack Healthy

Swamp Talk: Fall Reading List

By Chelsea Perry We’re in the thick of the fall semester, which means midterms, papers and big projects. Although you may not have a lot of spare time to fit some recreational reading into your day, a recent study found that reading literary fiction can increase people’s emotional intelligence. If you find that you do have some extra time on your hands to improve your … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Fall Reading List

Fashion Friday: Transition from Summer to Fall

By Chelsea Perry Even though it’s officially fall, it’s still 85+ degrees in sunny Florida. Unfortunately for us Floridians, we usually can’t fully partake in fall fashion until winter. However, there are ways to pull off fall trends without melting. Here is a guide to some common fall pieces and how you can combine them with your summer staples. 1. Floral Dress + Combat Boots … Continue reading Fashion Friday: Transition from Summer to Fall