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Athletes must get creative and find ways to exercise at home.

The Stay At Home Athlete: How to make exercise at home interesting

April 16, 2020

Exercising at home has become the new normal during this shelter in place.  Practices at the pool, track, or field have all been postponed. Instead, athletes have to exchange ...

A student's mindset is negatively affected with social isolation.

Procrastination Leads to Unnecessary Stress: Social isolation negatively affects students

April 16, 2020

With students currently isolated because of COVID-19, stress levels are at an all-time high.  Self-isolation can be very damaging to a young individual's mind, as humans need social con...

Many public facilities have been closed in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, further reducing the area available to the public.

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives: Picking a time to go outside

April 15, 2020

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives is an informative blog with ideas intended to improve the lives of those who are stuck at home. Living next to a trail system and a seri...

I will be using Alain Benbassat's app, Functional Ear Trainer, to try and learn to play piano by ear within a two week timeframe.

Learning to Play by Ear: Final Results

April 14, 2020

If you have not read the previous articles in this blog series, this post likely won't make sense. The first week's post can be found here, and the second post is here. These past three weeks of learning to play songs b...

Going on a hike or run is a great way to get some physical activity while also spending time outside.

Self-Care Blog: Physical exercise

April 13, 2020

Staying physically active is an essential part of self-care.  Physical activity does not just improve your strength and physical health, but can also lead to improved mental cond...

7 Wonders has exceptional component quality and beautiful artwork.

Board Game Reviews: 7 Wonders

April 11, 2020

Players get the opportunity to build one of the seven wonders of the world, and it only takes 30 minutes to construct it. This week, we will take a look at 7 Wonders, a classic board game. Throughout thr...

My friend and I say goodbye at the end of a FaceTime call.

Try Something New: De-stressing is a journey

April 11, 2020

COVID-19 has created a lot of uncertainty and anxiety for many, and I’m no exception.  Even before the virus spread and disrupted our regular lives, the beginning of the...

Greta Thunberg fights for the worsening climate, despite older opposition.

Mass opinion matters: The world is ending, but we can save it

April 10, 2020

Some say that ignorance is bliss — and in some cases, that may be true. However, when it comes to the fate of the planet, brushing it off is not the right way to handle it. While...

One cheap way to revamp your closet is by cutting shirts to fit you better.

Cheap Ways to Revamp Your Closet: How to customize clothing by cutting it

April 10, 2020

Last week, I wrote about how thrifting is a great way to find new clothing at cheap prices. This week, I will talk about how to redesign clothing items into different designs or m...

Students procrastinate with their phones during distance learning.

Procrastination Leads to Unnecessary Stress: Phones cause the ‘I will do it later’ mindset

April 10, 2020

Students have adjusted to distance learning throughout this pandemic. Being at home for countless hours, we are easily distracted because of the extra time on our hands. For...

Emma Scott runs through her neighborhood as part of her '80s montage video.

The Stay at Home Athlete: Make your own ’80s montage

April 10, 2020

We’ve all seen the '80s movies where the underdog undergoes a total transformation and, in the process, makes a video with a classic soundtrack behind it. Yes, they are cheesy,...

I will be using Alain Benbassat's app, Functional Ear Trainer, to try and learn to play piano by ear within a two week timeframe.

Learning to Play by Ear: Practice

April 9, 2020

If you have not read the previous article in this blog series, this post likely won't make sense. The last post can be found here. Over the last two weeks, I have been practicing extensively in my quest to learn the skills ...

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