Fall Quarter is often spent making new friends and catching up with those you haven’t seen since the beginning of summer. With all of these relationships in your life—new and old—it may seem like there is no time for yourself. But there is always room for “me” time—you just need to make it a priority.Read More
If you are tired of working out at Wooden and BFit, it may be time to take your exercise routine out in the fresh air and sunshine! Here are five of our favorite outdoor spots to workout at UCLA to get you started:Read More
I have always thought of myself as an environmentally conscious person. I bring my own shopping bag, avoid single-use items, and support local businesses. But every time I look at my trash bin, I think to myself, “How am I still so wasteful?”
From artisanal cashew cheese and cauliflower puffs, to electrolyte-filled coconut water and dairy-free yogurt, last week’s Well & Tasty: A Total Foodie Fair was the grand finale of our Plants + People celebrations. In honor of the recent launch of our print magazine–a special issue dedicated to all things plants–Total Wellness collaborated with Veg Bruins to host UCLA’s first ever vegan food market.Read More
Peppers can add more than just a spicy warmth to food. Each type of pepper has unique flavors and properties that can enhance the flavors of food. Here are just a few peppers and some ways that you can make the most of their heat and their flavors.Read More
College can be a very rewarding time, but sometimes it can seem like there is no time left to take care of yourself. Yes, grades are important and so is job-hunting. However, at the end of the day, your health should come first.
Spring cleaning becomes an essential task on the To-Do list to welcome the spring quarter. From decluttering your space to adding floral scents to your home, spring cleaning can take different forms, all of which help you freshen up after the long winter months. Here are three ways to spring clean to celebrate the season of renewal.Read More
For me, mindfulness about food is always at the top of my New Year’s resolutions. At the beginning of the year, I thus told myself that I would eat healthier by going out to eat less frequently and enjoying more of my meals at BPlate. But I have also recently realized that going out to eat and eating healthier are not always mutually exclusive.Read More
Do you find yourself feeling like a balloon after chowing down chicken tenders and mozzarella sticks at De Neve Late Night? You are not alone! This feeling of puffiness is a symptom of bloating, which occurs when your stomach feels swollen with gas.
Whether you are feeling nostalgic about your childhood, or just really love chocolate, these drink recipes are perfect for you. These recipes are a healthier alternative to traditional hot chocolate, using cocoa powder instead of sugar-loaded chocolate syrups and artificial flavors that are typically found in mainstream coffee stores.Read More
Welcome to the second part of our healthified holiday beverages! If you are a tea lover, this category of holiday beverages is for you. Whether you prefer your tea plain or in a latte form, the following set of recipes consist of some traditional as well as some modern takes on holiday flavors.Read More
There's no escaping the holiday spirit. Grocery stores are stocked with holiday-inspired items, while homes and public spaces are adorned with garlands, wreaths, and Christmas trees. Of course, we cannot forget about the abundance of delicious holiday beverages that coffee shops offer during this time of the year.
With final exams coming up, many of us are probably feeling stressed, frazzled, and even unmotivated. For me, coping with these negative emotions has always been a struggle, considering that I often resort to junk food as my source of comfort.Read More