Health Hack: Keeping Active During the Winter

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to get back into the swing of things! Whether you’re going back to work or school, it’s a brand-new year which means a the chance to start a brand-new routine that you can stick to. So, how do you keep active during the winter months? We’ve got

CheapChic Winter Wear: 5 Must-Have Accessories

Let’s face it– baby it’s cold outside! The end of the holiday season means an inevitable return to work or class. It’s time to venture from the comfort of your couch (and if you’re anything like me, blazing fireplace) and face the chilly temperatures. Might as well look cute doing so! Here are five chic

Maintain Your Motivation for Second Semester

The second-half of the school year is approaching quickly for most Chicsters, whether you are in high school or college! It can be hard to get motivated right away, but with these steps, you’ll already be set up for success. Make a goal: It’s hard to be motivated if you have no idea where you

Small Steps, Big Changes: Creating Better Habits

  The fall semester has ended and we have finally in a  new year to grow, inspire those around you— especially to live your dreams! As 2014 provides us with the chance to start anew, here are a few tips in creating good habits for the new semester! Seize new opportunities. There are no handouts

Avoiding Mindless Spending Post-Holidays

January is here, and the  he holiday season is coming to a close and this means one thing: the malls are ready and willing to suck in all the college students who are home, bored, and just got an influx of holiday cash. Here are some tips to help you steer clear of mindless spending

New Year, New You: Start Your Best Life Right Now

Each year at this time, I find myself feeling so lucky to have the opportunity to reflect on how to enhance my life in the coming year. After the holidays, I’m mindful of what I hope to achieve, and how I intend on achieving it, inspired by an idea that I’ve always loved— ‘new year,

Traveling Tips: Pack/Prep for Back to School

After your holiday break, it’s time to start the Spring semester and finish out the year! Having experienced four holiday breaks (Being a Senior is so upsetting!), I know a thing or two about packing for the new semester before you go back to school. So, how much is too much? What should you pack?

Practicing Random Acts of Kindness

Now is the time to slow down and reflect on the past year; to look at what we’ve accomplished in 2013 and chart where we are headed in the new year. It is also a chance to spend some quality time with family and friends. Sometimes, however, without a strong support group, the holidays can be the

Après-Holiday Shopping: Tech-Savvy Ways to Save

By: Ana Berkovich, Missouri State University  The holidays are a decidedly stressful time. There’s the socializing with family and friends, all the traveling and the oft-dreaded gift buying. While it may not be a great idea to use your phone for the first two, lest you want to be the next Alec Baldwin on your

CheapChic Holiday Party Dresses

It’s hard to believe that in just three weeks, I’ll be living in New York City. I’m so ready to finally spend my days in the buzz of the Big Apple; I’ve been dreaming of this move for years! The downside?: New York is expensive. Living in this beautiful city certainly comes with a price tag. Looking cute at