When you’re first getting to know someone, one question you might ask is, “what kind of music do you like?” From sharing playlists or even playing background sounds during a Zoom study session, music has a powerful ability to bring people together even during the toughest of times.Read More
Our health has always been intertwined with the environment. By shaping our relationships with the environment to better harness these advantages, many organizations play a critical role in preserving environmental advantages for future generations. One such organization is Farm LA.Read More
Today, plant-based eating is gaining popularity as a way for people to express their beliefs about ethics, the environment, or wellness. It may seem daunting at first, but hopefully these recipes and perspectives from food bloggers Lisa Kitahara and Murielle Banackissa can inspire you!
As we transition back to our pre-pandemic social lives, it is important to build on the connections we have and get ourselves reaccustomed to engaging with a variety of people. Discover social activities to share with the people you already know as well as conversation starters to foster new relationships.Read More
As we begin to move back to campus and many of us search for a way to build and strengthen our communities, group exercise — both virtual and in-person — can be a great way to build those connections. And of course, an exercise community can be a motivator to build exercise habits and get a better workout!Read More
Small Business Saturday, a widespread initiative to shop at small businesses especially on Saturday, comes and goes every week. But why has this initiative taken off?Read More
It’s easy to forget the outdoors in the bustle of modern life, but the pandemic has brought out a renewed enthusiasm for the outdoors in many. More people have been going hiking, running, and biking. But how does spending time outdoors affect our physical and mental health?Read More
Healthy relationships can already be difficult to maintain. Yet, lockdown just seems to make it harder than ever to keep relationships in check. As connections with others can seem like they’re falling apart amidst the pandemic, let’s discover how to make the best of any quarantine relationship.
Plastic is everywhere: in our oceans, our food, and even in the atmosphere. No place is left untouched by plastic. To reduce plastic consumption, personal care products are a great place to start, as there are simple changes you can make to help reduce the amount of plastic in our environment while simultaneously benefiting yourself.Read More
Work-related exhaustion, or burnout, is an increasingly common phenomenon negatively affecting human health on a global scale. By familiarizing yourself with the signs of burnout and learning to harness the power of downtime, you’ll be on your way to a new decade of prolific success.Read More
At some point, we’ve probably heard the words “We regret to inform you…” But rejection emails don’t need to be the end of our careers. Knowing about the effects of failure and rejection on our health, and having strategies to deal with these types of situations can help us turn our rejections into opportunities.
In an era of booming technology and bustling cities, activities like meditation and yoga that are meant to calm and relieve stress have become increasingly popular. Among these relaxing programs, sound healing has garnered increasing attention in holistic health.Read More
Besides pregnancy prevention, the birth control pill has several health benefits that may be lesser known. This article will dissect various types of birth control pills and why they’re used not only to avoid pregnancy, but also to manage acne and period flow.Read More
Stress is commonly seen as a threat to our productivity and wellbeing. College students are notoriously known for being one of the most stressed-out groups in society. But what if we reinterpreted stress for the better? Discover why stress may actually be a friend, and not a foe.
Challah baking is both a relaxing and creative activity that marks the end of a busy week in Jewish culture. Finding time to bake, tapping into your creative side, and embracing the fall vibes is becoming increasingly important as life gets busier. Discover how to bake this traditional Challah bread.Read More
I’ve begun wondering: if all my friends are wearing blue light glasses, would I benefit from wearing them too? My curiosity was piqued, and I did some research to investigate the usefulness of blue light glasses before trying the glasses myself.Read More
When you think of wellness, what do you think of? What images and thoughts pop into your head? And who do you think of? Maybe it’s green smoothies. Waking up early, putting on Lululemons, and doing yoga. Your local soccer mom stopping at Whole Foods on the way back from Barry’s Bootcamp. The superfoods aisle of the grocery store.Read More
With most gyms and workout studios still closed, it can be hard to find new ways to exercise. And if you're not the biggest fan of cardio like me, you may not be too fond of the idea of early morning runs or evening walks. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t work up a good sweat in the comfort of your own home!Read More
As college students, we often have to juggle many different aspects of life simultaneously. And keeping track of classes, extracurriculars, job applications, hobbies, cooking, and social activities in parallel can get overwhelming.Read More