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Becca Webster
Here's How To Beat Brain Fog And Say Goodbye To That Afternoon Slump

Here's How To Beat Brain Fog And Say Goodbye To That Afternoon Slump

Anyone else get to that point in the day where your coffee has worn off, leaving you feeling tired, unfocused, and a tad unmotivated? For the most part, we've all experienced a serious case of brain fog. You know the feeling: around 2 p.m., you're eagerly pouring your second or third cup of coffee to keep going. Or, you have trouble focusing and checking items off your to-do list starts to seem impossible. Even though brain fog is common, it doesn’t mean we should have to put up with it. According to Dr.Jeffrey Egler, M.D. for Parsley Health, “Brain fog can be...

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Becca Webster
I Got The COVID-19 Vaccine And Here's What Really Happened

I Got The COVID-19 Vaccine And Here's What Really Happened

Last week I received my first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. There's a lot of misinformation being spread on a daily basis, and some uncertainty around getting the shot, so I figured I'd share my experience. Since I lived in a designated hotspot, I had been trying to book my appointment through the online portal almost everyday with no luck. I will say that for awhile there, trying to book my vaccine online was way more difficult than purchasing tickets to Coachella. I felt bitter-sweet about it because I couldn't book mine, but I was content knowing that so...

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Becca Webster
5 Wellness Goals That Are Actually Manageable

5 Wellness Goals That Are Actually Manageable

We're constantly being told we need to buy certain things and invest X amount of time into our "self-care routines". But can we be honest? Does anyone actually have a self-care routine that they do every single day? Personally, when I talk about my self-care routine, I really mean a process I've done once or something I'm hoping to do before the end of the year. That said, I still try to live a healthy lifestyle and I do find myself looking for small, easy things I can do to improve my health. I've made note of a handful of...

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Becca Webster
The Importance Of Continued Learning: Interview With Emily Naddaf, Co-Founder Of Elena's Club

The Importance Of Continued Learning: Interview With Emily Naddaf, Co-Founder Of Elena's Club

The idea of Elena's Club was born at a dinner table with friends. Around the table sat four professionals - each with their own area of expertise. Breaking the ice was hard. One person said, "I need a 101 on accounting." Another said, "I need to know more about art." This sparked the idea to create carefully curated courses to young professional womxn, so that they have the fundamental knowledge, and confidence, to join any and all conversations. In their classrooms, no question is a stupid question. We chatted with Emily Naddaf, Co-Founder of Elena's Club about the importance of continued learning for...

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