Jenna Hajny is the 2020-2021 Co-Programming Director. She is a second-year pre-Human Biology & Society student from the Bay Area.
She loves to travel, and tries to incorporate a global perspective into her articles on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. When she’s not writing for Total Wellness, Jenna enjoys baking, photography, hiking, and especially yoga! Plus, she recently became a certified CorePower Yoga Sculpt Instructor.
Work-related exhaustion, or burnout, is an increasingly common phenomenon negatively affecting human health on a global scale. By familiarizing yourself with the signs of burnout and learning to harness the power of downtime, you’ll be on your way to a new decade of prolific success.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live: professional sports seasons have been suspended, places of worship are closed, and schools across the country are set to be held online for the rest of the academic year. Yet the duration of this new normal still remains a question.
On March 13, 2020, UCLA announced that the remainder of the academic year would be conducted online due to the threat of COVID-19. In an instant, my mind was consumed with questions about moving out of my dorm, staying in touch with friends, and rearranging my plans for the spring quarter. Most of all though, I began to fear for the safety of my friends and family.
With so many meat alternatives popping up at fast food chains like McDonald’s, Burger King, and Carl’s Jr., we’re set to see more and more plant-based foods flooding the market in this new decade.