Gabrielle Dolenga

Michigan State University Spartan living by the motto of “good things come to those who hustle.” You're most likely to find me laughing, exploring new places, reading a new book, or working on my bullet journal.

DIY Michigan Crafts to Decorate Your Home for Fall

Try these Michigan themed crafts to bring the beauty of the fall season into your home!

Front porch decorated for fall

The Opposite of Group Motivation: Is Your Exercise Group Too Competitive?

Is your exercise group too competitive? Avoid sabotaging your personal fitness goals and find your motivation once again with these tips.

Women doing pilates.
Home and Family

Michigan Organizations Team Up to Raise Awareness for Suicide Prevention

Organizations across the state of Michigan are working to change the conversation about mental illness in young adults. Learn how you can help!

Young couple sitting with a pile of books

5 Signs Your Healthy Living Obsession is Unhealthy

Are you putting too much pressure on yourself to live a healthy lifestyle? Find out if your good intentions are bordering on an unhealthy obsession.

Girl laying on couch.

Three Reasons to Start Budgeting

Budgeting doesn’t have to be a painstaking process. Take control of your finances, stretch your dollar further and improve your health by sticking to a budget.

Budget spelled in Scrabble letters.
Food and Recipes

Food Storage Hacks to Keep You Healthy and Avoid Waste

Proper food storage can reduce the risk of foodborne illness, eliminate food waste, and lower your grocery bill.

Woman putting storage containers of food in fridge
Home and Family

Don’t Trash It, Use It: Ways to Reuse Food Scraps

Americans waste $165 billion in food each year which negatively impacts the environment. Waste less by using these simple hacks to reuse food scraps.

Food scraps in a compost bin.
Home and Family

Midland Native Inspires New Be Greater Kids Adventure Event

Midland's new Be Greater Kids Adventure is inspired by The Amazing Race. Register your family for a night of physical and mental fun.


Detroit RiverFront to Host 7th Annual Give and Get Fit Wellness Event

Looking for a fun way to get active while enjoying the beauty of Detroit? Participate in the 7th annual Give and Get Fit on the Detroit Riverfront July 30.

Food and Recipes

Easy, Inexpensive Weeknight Dinner Favorites

These recipes are the perfect addition to your weekly meal plan. Every recipe is not only nutritious and delicious, but easy and inexpensive too!

Salmon on a plate with blood oranges.

How to Boost Your Immune System this Summer

Don't let a cold ruin your summer fun. Take steps to boost your immune system and avoid infection this season.

Man blowing his nose.

No Gym Membership Required: Challenge Yourself to an Outdoor Workout

Take a break from your regular gym routine and challenge yourself to an outdoor workout this summer.

Woman doing a wall sit on a tree.

DIY: Home Spa Ideas to Relax and Rejuvenate

Try these low-cost ideas to give yourself the ultimate spa day at home.

Woman with cucumber slices on eyes for a face mask.

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