HRV, “Fight or Flight” and Me

Those vasospasms were a painful experience, literally and figuratively. I learned for the first time in my life that mental and emotional stresses could do physiological damage. Stress had accumulated to such a point that my body had begun to react violently. That summer - I thought that I was going to die.

Life Advice from a Bada** Female Rocket Scientist

Magaly Gonzalez is a full-time rocket scientist with a side-hustle as a career and life coach. I sat down with her for a Q&A on overcoming challenges in her career, self-discovery, and her morning wellness routine. The Making of a Rocket Scientist & Career Coach Since childhood, Magaly knew she was going to be an…

3 Secrets to Beating Stress in College

They say Junior year is the most stressful year of college, and I’m reporting to tell you that is absolutely correct. Sometimes it’s fun - like football games, tailgates, and parties...and sometimes it’s not so fun - like waking up for 9am’s after pulling all nighters in the library with a quad shot espresso to…

4 Ways to Chill Out During Marathon Training

People run marathons for a lot of different reasons - to prove something to themselves, work towards a goal, be a part of a community, or reduce stress and deal with emotions - but we all have one thing in common - we’re intense. Right now, I’m 6 weeks away from running the Newport Marathon…