Month: October 2016

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

‌Depending on age and disease risk, health care professionals recommend getting a physical anywhere between once a year to every three years. Regardless of the frequency, most people are not getting the most out of their doctor’s visits. A little preparation beforehand can go a long way. Here are a few things to consider before…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

What it’s like going from Mechanical Engineer to Entrepreneur, Part 1 Sometimes I feel like I haven’t done anything technical for EllieGrid in weeks. For a Mechanical Engineering student and intern, that’s a strange new paradigm. I grew comfortable going to the office or classroom, sitting at my desk, doing my work quietly, and communicating…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

Growing up, my dad used to come up to me before my soccer games and say, “Son, winning isn’t everything.” Then he would take a long pause, grab my shoulders, gaze deeply  into my eyes, and say,“Winning is the only thing.” He loved quoting his favorite coach, Vince Lombardi. This quote made me realize that…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

By Regina Vatterott Brace yourself. I am about to be admittedly cliché for a moment. Starting a company is a marathon, not a sprint.Stick with me. I have always been a runner, but took it much more seriously this past year. In addition to competing with St. Edward’s NCAA II Women’s Cross Country, I also…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

1. Proper disposal of medications The first tip concerns your medicine cabinet. Just as you might need to clean out your pantry from expired food, it is also important to toss out expired medications. The reason is that you or someone you know might take them by mistake. Injecting expired medications is not encouraged. For a…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

When people see our logo, one of the first things they ask is “Why elephants?” to which we reply, “Why not?” Elephants are beloved creatures with many talents. Our team wanted to have an elephant as our logo in order to reflect their qualities in our brand. Here are six of our favorite things about…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

Being an entrepreneur means long hours, short lunch breaks, and not much free time. Over time this combination metastasizes into stress. The problem is with rigorous schedules it’s hard to find time in your day to distress yourself. Yoga is a simple quick way to do this just about anywhere. These 5 poses are great…

October 4, 2016 No comments exist

We often think of athletes as the healthiest members of society but there are several who overcome serious health conditions everyday. Here is a list of seven athletes who are blowing our minds despite the odds. If they can do it, so can you! Venus Williams – Sjogren’s Syndrome Image via Instagram: @elevenbyvenus The five…