How To Fall Asleep When You’re Not Tired

It’s 3 a.m. and you’ve got class in the morning.. Well in a few hours. Oh 3 a.m., we haven’t missed you!

At one point or another, everyone’s been there: laying in bed, trying to get some rest but it’s just not happening. You’ve tried counting sheep but it’s just not happening. Falling asleep seems like one of the easiest things to do, but can be hard when you’ve got a million things around you distracting you (*cough cough cell phone*). As of recently, I’ve been having a real hard time falling asleep at night and I want to share a few things that may help you fall asleep, which have helped me!

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Breakfast: Fit Girl Cherry Pie Fridge Oats

So for the past year or so I’ve been wanting to participate in the Fit Girl’s Challenge, but for some reason I couldn’t commit to taking the plunge. I love pasta and bread, and the thought of not being able to eat that when I want and how I want was a little nerve wrecking. And as much as I wanted to begin, I didn’t want to start something I couldn’t finish. I was scrolling through Instagram last week when I saw that the next Fit Girl’s Challenge was going to begin mid-to-late April, and I decided that this time around I’d participate. I’m starting my Fit Girl’s Challenge on April 16.

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5 items I cannot travel without

March of 2017 was exciting for me. I was able to check out some new cities in Florida, as well as travel some new cities outside of the state. Prior to these trips I hadn’t been on a plane since December of 2015 when I went to New York on Christmas and surprised some of my family. Before coming to UF, I traveled a lot more throughout the U.S. These past few trips I’ve been on made me realize how much I love and miss traveling. In hopes that I will be using these tips for myself sometime soon (a girl can dream), I have put together a list of five items I cannot travel without.

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4 Ways to Turn a Bad Day Around

For some, bad days come few and far between, but for me, living with anxiety can sometimes cause my good days to turn bad really fast. Let’s face it, bad days suck, but it’s okay to not always be okay. Whenever I’m having an off day, I usually do a couple of things to try to get myself into a better mood and a better state of mind. A lot of the time these methods help, and sometimes they don’t, but hey, you win some you lose some. If you want to find out about some of the things I do to make myself feel better on a bad day, keep reading.