Why do we need food? Food is an essential to human survival. Food provides the body with needed energy to carry out life-sustaining activities. Our bodies use energy to sleep, digest, think/learn, exercise, and perform any day-to-day activities. To work as a strong unit, the body needs a mix of food, water, and sleep. Without […]Read More Why Do We Eat?
What is a growth mindset? ‘Growth mindset’ is a psychological view, specifically developed for education by Dr. Carol Dweck; it’s the belief that one can grow to have new abilities, so long as they use strategies that work for them and put in sufficient effort. This contrasts with a ‘fixed’ mindset which says that a […]Read More Exploring A Growth Mindset
Hooray! The holiday filled with grilled foods and twinkling lights has arrived! Happy 4th of July, Eagles! We’re here to share the basics of firework safety, Georgia firework laws, and (if you’re not planning to host your own show), finding a show near you! We hope that you take these into guidelines into […]Read More Safe Celebration: A Guide To Fireworks
Last week we talked short-term benefits. This week we’re delving back into exercise, considering long-term benefits. To start, let’s look at some of the top reasons for death among U.S. citizens. Heart disease Cancer Chronic respiratory disease Unintentional injuries Stroke Alzheimer’s Diabetes Flu/pneumonia Kidney disease Suicide While thinking about any of these is not a […]Read More Keep It Up!: Long-term Benefits of Exercise
Sometimes exercise can start to feel like huge commitment. Goals like “be stronger”, “lose weight”, “learn a new skill”, and such others are great, common goals, but they take time! Goals like this might not carry heavy weight compared to all the other things packed into our daily routine. After all, is training for next […]Read More Why You Should Exercise NOW: Short-Term Benefits of Physical Activity
It’s summer – a great time to get in shape! The sun is out, the days are long, and you don’t have the wintery problem of having to transition between wearing 18,000 layers pre-workout to a single layer while working out. But, what does getting in shape look like for you? Setting fitness goals can […]Read More Goals to Get Fit!
It’s college. Supposedly, we know what we want our careers to be… but what if we don’t? Well, it certainly wouldn’t make any of us abnormal. 20-50% of college students start college as an undeclared major and almost 75% change their major at least once in their college career (source), so there’s certainly no shame […]Read More What Kind of Career Do You Want?