By: Jayla Fields Self-care is often seen as a chore. But the truth is, self-care is an easy practice that can easily fit into your schedule and the best part is, it feels fantastic to take care of yourself. With a routine for self-care, you can unwind after a difficult time and have an amazing rest of your day. Self-care doesn’t have to be a … Continue reading A self-care routine that’ll help you declutter your mind.
By Grace Krane As the crisp fall air makes its way into Bellbrook, it’s only natural to feel the urge to grab your favorite flannel and embrace the falling leaves. While October is heading to a close, it is not too late to wear your flannel out to local traditions or stay in and catch up on new movies and book releases. 1: Book Release … Continue reading Read, watch, and take a walk this fall
By Reese McBride Here’s a scenario: You’re driving on the highway back to your house, and all of a sudden your check tire pressure light appears on your dashboard and you feel the front left of your car sink. You pull over to the shoulder and carefully get out. Your tire has an enormous nail in it. What to do? Before any ride, be completely … Continue reading How to change a tire
by Jayla Fields Originating in Northern India, yoga is an ancient practice including balancing, deep breaths, and a flow of physical activity. There are many different poses and breathing exercises, but these are four core moves to find relaxation and flow. Easy pose- Sukhasana The easy pose, also known as the Sukhasana pose, is a cross-legged pose that anyone can do regardless of skill level, … Continue reading Try four yoga poses to promote wellness
By Grace Krane Bear 747 ran (well, most likely meandered) to the Fat Bear Championship during Fat Bear Week 2022. The hotly contested title was declared at the end of Fat Bear Week, October 5-11. Courtesy of: https://explore.org/fat-bear-week Over 90,000 students, teachers, and bear-fanatics participated in Fat Bear week 2022. The Fat Bear Week fans completed brackets and daily surveys to vote on which selected … Continue reading Fat Bear Week 2022 Crowns Champion
By: Audrey Cable Pumpkin cinnamon homemade cupcakes are one of the best fall-flavored foods. This was so easy to make and didn’t take too long either. I made these before my brother came home from college for my mom’s birthday. I wanted to make something that my whole family would like and was somehow related to fall. I was scrolling through Pinterest and I found … Continue reading Celebrate fall with pumpkin cinnamon cupcakes
by Jayla Fields Thrift. That word may make some cringe, but thrifting has become a popular activity, especially among teens. It’s simple: you go to a thrift store and shop. Sounds easy enough, but there are some rules to follow to have a successful day in thrifting. With these 5 tips, your closet will be fuller, your day won’t be wasted, and your pockets will … Continue reading How to make a successful thrifting trip in 5 easy steps.
by Madi Miller As humans, we are meant to be surrounded by plants. Nature is all around us. Earth is a planet of green and blue. We are meant to live in a world of green. Decorating your home with houseplants can provide beauty as well as wellness. Setting up your environment sets your mindset. Studies show your space in which you live impacts your … Continue reading Plant care is self care
by Madi Miller The World Health Organization (WHO) said, “The combined or joint effects of ambient (outdoor) and household air pollution exposure cause about 7 million premature deaths every year from increased mortality from stroke, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer and acute respiratory infections.” We can do more to eliminate both food and water waste to reduce pollution. To reduce food waste: … Continue reading Small steps can make big impacts in reducing pollution
by Emma Forshee Have you ever found yourself in an argument you just can’t seem to win? Maybe you don’t have good comebacks, or maybe you aren’t knowledgeable on the subject. You might spend days replaying that argument in your head, coming up with better things to say. Regardless, there is a foolproof way to win every argument you will ever come across — and … Continue reading How to win an argument