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Generation Zen

  4 mins

Why Physical Wellness Is Important For Mental Health

Created in partnership with Locally

You’ve always been taught that exercise is good for your body. You’ve seen it on the news. You’ve read it in glossy magazines. You even take Physical Education (PE) classes in school.But you hardly find yourself enrolling in a class for mental health. “How To Manage Your Thoughts Well 101,” sai...

Generation Zen

  3 mins

Does Workplace Meditation Work?  

Audrey Pe

Meditation and mindfulness (in general) are undoubtedly trending. From top YouTubers to CEOs practicing (and posting about) workplace meditation to kick off their mornings, it’s easy to feel the need to follow the influencers. But how useful is workplace meditation? In other words, does it actually ...

Extracurriculars

  4 mins

Treat Yourself To These 4 Online Nutrition Courses

Angel Cruz

“I’m on a diet,” says someone with a bowl of salad, probably.Don’t get us wrong. We’re all for eating healthy and all that, but is a diet really just about skipping carbs, sweets, and fatty foods? That’s what most people seem to believe. Do you? With all the popular diet plans available online ...

Generation Zen

  6 mins

What Is the Physical Activities Pyramid and How Can It Help You?

Angel Cruz

If we earned a peso every time we’re told to be healthy, we’d probably be rich by now. While we know why it’s important to live an active and healthy lifestyle, it’s equally important to know what and how much physical activity we really need to be in tip-top shape. Good news, you don’t have t...

Generation Zen

  7 mins

Fitness Plan: 5 Steps To Get Started While Studying Abroad

Angel Cruz

So you’re studying abroad! Are you ready for the big move?Studying abroad is, no doubt, filled with excitement and challenges—excitement that comes with moving out of your comfort zone and learning new things, and challenges that come with… well, moving out of your comfort zone and learning new thin...

Generation Zen

  11 mins

5 Common Health Issues Among College Students (And How to Manage Them!)

Nicole Villanueva

Let’s admit it, being a college student is challenging, but getting sick will take you to a whole new level of stress. Illness can really affect your progress, momentum, and drive. It drains all of the precious energy you’re supposed to save for that thesis project and exam. Viruses and disease...

Career Manual

  4 mins

Planning a Healthy Career: Courses and Jobs in Nutrition!

Donna Almonte

How fast do you take to eat a plate of your favorite food? Depending on your appetite, it may take you anywhere from five minutes to half an hour to gobble up every morsel. But how about the time it takes for each ingredient to be processed way before it even reaches the kitchen? Also think about ho...

College Life

  6 mins

4 Health & Fitness Courses In Visayas For A Career In Healthcare

Angel Cruz

What do you get out of a healthy lifestyle? Good health and a good career, possibly. When people say they want a career in healthcare, the first thing that comes to mind would probably be professionals in white lab coats with matching stethoscopes around their necks. But did you know there are ...

College Life

  4 mins

Game Face On With These 3 Sports & Fitness Courses In Mindanao

Angel Cruz

Ever had to choose between sports and academics? Well, you don’t really have to.Gone are the days when playtime comes after long, focused study time. You can do both! With schools recognizing the importance of physical health to overall development (read: not just being book-smart), students now hav...

Generation Zen

  5 mins

6 Steps to Stay Physically Fit While Studying Abroad

Donna Almonte

Going abroad is all sorts of wonderful, but it is not an excuse to forget your health. Aside from all the sumptuous dishes, drinks, and desserts awaiting you, so is the ‘Study Abroad 15.’ That is, if you let yourself get carried away. Enjoy yourself by all means, but remember to strike a balance.&nb...

Generation Zen

  7 mins

A Student’s Beginner Guide To Being Fit And Healthy

Angel Cruz

What first comes to mind when you hear “physical education”? Exercise, sports, and a whole lot of sweat, probably. While these three words are, indeed, important aspects of physical education, they are actually just a part of a bigger whole! In simple terms, physical education and health are le...

Generation Zen

  5 mins

An Always Sick Student’s Guide To Surviving Flu Season

Belle O. Mapa

We all have that one classmate or friend who’s somehow always sick. Or, maybe it’s you, and that’s why you’re reading this article. Hey, look at you (more like, ah-choo?), you came to a good source! Getting sick can be such a huge bummer and blocker when it comes to your studies. A runny nose and ho...