Fast Five // 3.17.15

Fast five, similar to "link love" or the former ICYMI, is an afternoon slate of short-form articles. Genuine Joy editors & writers will select one article from each sector and give you a two-sentence synopsis as well as the link to where you can read the remainder of the article. 

Fashion: St Patrick's Day party outfits that can be worn again (meaning, real clothes that look great. No costumes needed!)

Fitness: This 4-minute fitness trend *might* be the fastest way to lose weight. Seriously. What it is and how to do it.

Culture: Schools in low income areas can't take away the challenges that students face at home, but they can help lower their stress when they're in the schoolhouse.  Here's how one school in the Bay Area is helping its children.

Culinary: Spring is close, but there are still a few lingering effects of Winter.  If you're feeling down, try these five mood boasting foods from our friends over at Purely Elizabeth.

Inspiration: “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.” ― Marilyn Monroe