FitBit Adventures

FitBit Adventures

At the beginning of the school year, I bought myself a Fitbit to see just how pathetically inactive I am and to motivate myself to be more fit. It’s been about a month since I started using my Fitbit, and here are my thoughts so far: The amount of motivation you...

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10 for 10: 10 ways to de-stress

10 for 10: 10 ways to de-stress

1. Find an activity or hobby you like doing and do it! I don’t think I fully understood the importance of having an activity that I enjoy doing by myself until I was well into my college years, and to be honest, it took me awhile to find something I...

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10 for 10: 10 apps to get you through college

10 for 10: 10 apps to get you through college

We live in an age where smartphones and tablets have become integral parts of our lives. In that same way, dozens of apps have been developed that help students stay organized and help with the typical day in and day out of being  in college. I have compiled a list...

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10 for 10: 10 Regrets from my Freshman Year

10 for 10: 10 Regrets from my Freshman Year

For the summer, I have opted to continue my blog as a series of posts geared towards freshmen, but also for students who might relate or might just be looking for a way to rediscover UTD. The series, titled 10 for 10 will be 10 posts about various topics ranging...

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The Lost Art of Handwritten Notes

The Lost Art of Handwritten Notes

One of my best friends loves to travel. The first time she went to study abroad in Europe, she sent me a postcard detailing her adventures. Since then, I’ve amassed a collection of postcards filled with handwritten snippets about her time abroad. Her latest adventure took her to the Guinness...

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Difficult Lessons and Introspection

Difficult Lessons and Introspection

This past weekend, I was having dinner and catching up with some of my old high school friends. At one point in the night, one of my friends looked at me and said, “Linda I don’t know how you have time to do everything.” I admit that I enjoy keeping...

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