effective morning person

How To Be an Effective Morning Person

How to make your mornings effective I don’t know why but I have never really classified myself as a morning person before; however, I full heartedly have always classified myself as not a night person.  Honestly, I see zero productivity in any hour past 10/11pm.  Yes, hello.  My name is Colby and I am a 20 year old grandma.  TBH, both…

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Superset Dumbbell Workout

Superset Dumbbell Cardio and Strength Workout

Grab a set of dumbbell for this total body workout The sun is peeking its rays out and the weather is finally getting nicer.  I don’t know about you but this time of year  I feel so much happier and do so much more.  All that #VitaminD ayoooo. What is one of my favorite things about this bright and cheery weather? Taking…

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how to live in the moment

Dear Confused Millennial Part 2

Dear Confused Millennial,   <  — Part 1: My Letter to you < —   In part 1, we acknowledged that it is hard, it can even be terrifying to have uncertainty  and confusion about our futures.  And then, I told you the number one thing we can do to make this uncertainty easier for us. The best thing you…

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its okay to be scared

Dear Confused Millennial Part 1

Begin your journey to conquering your mindset at the end of this blog post! You don’t need to know your future, it’s OK. It’s my spring break #SPRINGBREAK2k17 AM I RIGHT?! Lol JK, I should be in London by now but yours truly isn’t allowed on planes at the moment because I got a concussion on one a few weeks…

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Healthy Protein Pancake Recipe Your Way

Recipe for Protein Pancakes, your way   I’m sure you know from my Instagram feed, I like pancakes.  OK, no I love pancakes.  And, waffles, and any form of pancake.. pancake in a bowl, pancake on a plate, pancake on the floor (ok maybe not that one).  Of course, real buttermilk, fluffy, light pancakes have a place in my heart; but,…

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bodyweight hiit workout


Total Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere Are you ready to hit it? Literally HIIT it. aka high intensity interval training HIIT workouts are my all time favorite form of workout especially when I am short on time and have stress I want to get out! There is nothing quite as satisfying as pounding through a killer 20-30 minute workout and feeling…

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microwave protein cake

Pumpkin Protein Cake (gluten free, dairy free)

Single Serving Microwave Pumpkin Cake My northeast friends, I hope you are holding up in the snow!  Luckily, I was home in NJ and didn’t get hit as badly as Cornell did, YIKES, over a foot. I don’t know about you though, but this weather makes me want to curl up with a cozy blanket, fuzzy socks,  a good book–or…

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healthy eating in college

A Day Of Eats // Healthy in College

What do I eat in a day? What does a 22-credit student, small business owner, fitness lover, part time job haver eat in a day?  As you learned in my last post on How I Overcame Overeating at Night, I try to switch up what I am eating daily in tune to what my body is feeling that day.   A…

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overeating at night

How I Overcame Overeating at Night // Healthy in College

I gained 20 lbs. from overeating at night RELATED: Staying in Tune With Yourself One of my goals with meals is to eat what I truly want  to while still maintaining some sort of healthy consciousness. I have not talked about this on here before; however, my first two years in college were challenging in the way that I fell hard as…

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Reasons to Smile When Life Isn’t Perfect

Why is smiling so great? Because smiling is more than a simple facial movement; rather, it can change the entire emotional state of your mind and body.  I’m not kidding, I’m about to go all science on you so get ready. Here is how smiling makes you happier… When you smile you contract muscles in your face– let’s call them smiling…

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