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
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?
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
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.Read More
Although the topic of mental health is becoming increasingly normalized, there remains an overwhelming amount of stigma around mental health disorders, particularly in regards to medication. Let’s delve deeper into why stereotypes surrounding mental illness and medication are unfounded.
If you’re reading this, you probably know how unpleasant that “time of the month” can be. And although your period can be uncomfortable at times, there are many ways you can make them more bearable! Here are some self-care tips that can help you deal with your period.Read More
Adulting in the 21st century comes with a lot of responsibilities. While living in an apartment has its perks, balancing studies with house chores can sometimes feel like a burden. Due to time constraints, some of us may resort to microwaveable meals or food delivery.Read More
Everyday, we use products assuming they will do what is marketed without much question. And, hair care products are no exception. Washing hair is important for sanitary wellness, and knowing what is in the lather helps. It turns out that only a few ingredients actually serve the product’s purpose.
“If your great-grandma didn’t eat it, then neither should you.” Ever heard that saying? Well, let’s kick it up a notch. Should you eat it if humans from as long as 2.5 million years ago didn’t eat it? In fact, what did they even eat back then?Read More
With so many meat alternatives popping up at fast food chains like McDonald’s, Burger King, and Carl’s Jr., we’re set to see more and more plant-based foods flooding the market in this new decade.Read More
Yerba mate finds its roots deep in South American culture where it is often believed to be a god-sent tree. Harvested from the leaves of Ilex paraguariensis, mate is considered a communal drink with immense sociocultural value.
You’ve heard it a million times before: eat healthy and have a balanced diet. For most college students, this can sometimes feel impossible to accomplish so turning to cheap, processed foods may seem like the best option.Read More