The amount of time we spend staring at our screens can add up and strain our eyes. We should be mindful about giving our eyes a break. Here are some fun activities that can be a great alternative to looking at our devices.Read More
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live: professional sports seasons have been suspended, places of worship are closed, and schools across the country are set to be held online for the rest of the academic year. Yet the duration of this new normal still remains a question.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.
Do you ever feel your back hurting after a particularly long Zoom session? Now that we’re working from home, we’re also spending a lot more time sitting for hours on end, making it easy to hunch over as we become fatigued.Read More
On March 13, 2020, UCLA announced that the remainder of the academic year would be conducted online due to the threat of COVID-19. In an instant, my mind was consumed with questions about moving out of my dorm, staying in touch with friends, and rearranging my plans for the spring quarter. Most of all though, I began to fear for the safety of my friends and family.Read More
Weeks into the shelter-in-place order, people may struggle to find the motivation to get up. Many people might be scared to leave their homes, or intimidated by new social distancing rules. The feeling of being stuck inside can worsen moods and exacerbate stress.
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
Panic attacks and anxiety disorders are becoming more and more common, especially due to the increasing amount of stress one goes through in today’s world. So what can you do when a friend suffering from panic attacks or anxiety turns to you for help?Read More
As you scroll through beautiful pictures, unique experiences, and amusing content on social media, you may feel excited and inspired by the posts you see! But, sometimes this initial feeling of awe manifests itself into FOMO–the fear of missing out–taking a jab at your own self-confidence.
You’re lifting a dumbbell above your head when you feel the gut-wrenching effects of the cheesy tacos you had for lunch. Or even worse, you’re running, getting dizzy, and losing the pep in your step when you realize you have to run back for food.Read More