Do you find yourself feeling like a balloon after chowing down chicken tenders and mozzarella sticks at De Neve Late Night? You are not alone! This feeling of puffiness is a symptom of bloating, which occurs when your stomach feels swollen with gas.Read More
Spending more than half a day in a stuffy aircraft cabin can seem intimidating. If you think about it, that’s a lot of time spent trying to drown out screaming children, battling the cramped conditions in coach, and struggling to find the best position for sleeping upright.Read More
You’ve finally finished your exams and it’s time to chill! You are probably exhausted from all that studying and lack of sleep, and your body and skin might show signs of stress too. So, why not pamper yourself with a mini spa day in your room? Curl up with your fluffy blankets and invite some friends over!
Throughout the years, showering has come to be more than just a mundane routine designed for maintaining bodily hygiene. It is often a place to mentally rejuvenate, contemplate life’s endless enigmas, or simply sing your heart out. Everyone has their own personal showering preferences, whether it be time of day, water temperature, or frequency. With all of the possibilities for when and how to shower, which one is the best for you?Read More
There may come a time—possibly upon starting university or graduating—where you will have to move thousands of miles away from your loved ones. You may then wonder what the distance will do to your existing relationships. Welcome to the world of Long Distance Relationships (LDRs)!Read More
Have you ever stayed up feeling restless for no particular reason? Or have you ever woken up feeling like you didn’t get any rest? According to the American Sleep Association, nearly 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorder.  Sleep deprivation can negatively affect not only productivity but also personal safety.
Candles are a great way to add some decorative charm and make your living space warm and inviting. They can help you relax after a long day, create an ambient environment, and even bring back memories through different seasonal scents. However, it isn’t always clear whether or not candles are safe for breathing; many of us don’t even consider the ingredients before buying and burning them.Read More
Tucked away in the beautiful island of Koh Samui, Kamalaya is one of the world’s top health and wellness resorts. Founded by John and Karina Stewart, a former monk and a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine respectively, this resort is a sanctuary like no other.Read More
Most people would choose to take a pain reliever or fever reducer from their medical supplies, but do you choose to take acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil)? Read on to find out what you should in each scenario!
It’s that time of the year when international students start flying back to campus. And you know what that means? Jet lag. (Funnily, I am currently writing this at 5am, in a desperate attempt to find something to do after four hours of tossing and turning on the bed).Read More
Taking care of your skin is important, but it can be hard to find affordable skincare products that do not contain too many chemicals. Excessive chemicals on the skin can be harmful as they may cause skin irritation or discoloration. However, instead of going shopping for expensive beauty products, take a look around your house for natural products that can do wonders for your skin!Read More
Most people hear the word acupuncture and think it’s nothing more than another new-age trend where needles are stuck into the body in the hopes of getting rid of pesky aches and pains. Before I tried it, I sort of did too. Actually, though, it’s one of the oldest practices in the world, and has been studied and documented for thousands of years. Below is a bit of background, as well as corrections to some common misconceptions.
Learning how to navigate the college dating scene can be intimidating, because college students engage in numerous and diverse forms of relationships. Some students choose to be in long-term, committed relationships, while some prefer to participate in casual hookups and others decide to stay single. Some students tackle long-distance dating and some utilize online tools or apps in order to meet other single people.Read More
You start to crave home-cooked meals and find yourself thinking about your family and old friends all the time. You admit to yourself that you’re homesick. But guess what? Feeling like this is totally normal! Here are some answers we’ve dug up for common questions you may have about this very real experience.Read More
Self-examination is a tool that can be used to detect cancer in its early stages. It is something that can be done at home by anyone who wants to increase chances for early detection of abnormal...
How long does it take you to enter deep slumber? For the average person without sleeping problems, it takes about 10-20 minutes. During this time, the snoozer will change positions multiple times...