“How Does A Kid Even F*** Up That Bad?”

By ANONYMOUS April 10, 2018 “It’s overwhelming and I shut the rest of the world out. I crouch down and close my eyes with my hands over my ears, just trying to block out the noise.” In response to: What…

Posture vs Technology: The Battle and The Outcome

By Maria Constantin January 23, 2018 “More often than not, you and others will be sitting with your back naturally bent forward.” We know how staring at our screens affect our eyes negatively but our posture through our spine is…

Cigarettes Are Designed to Get You Addicted

By DHRUV SITAPARA December 1, 2017 “Moreover, nicotine is water soluble, meaning that companies could easily lower the amounts of nicotine in cigarettes, but they don’t. “ Cigarettes are purposefully designed to get people addicted. How are they designed to…

Why Taking the Stairs Instead of The Escalator is Big Deal!

By NIKLAS GOKE December 26, 2017 “There’s this cheesy saying that there’s no elevator to success, but it’s true. Well, there’s also no escalator. Every time I take the stairs, I remember that.” Whenever there is an escalator and normal…

Does a Menstrual Leave Mean Inequality for Women in the Workplace?

By NUSRAT ZEBA April 3, 2017 “Despite this reasoning for having menstrual leave, many women believe a menstrual leave is unnecessary, causes more gender inequality and is even detrimental to women’s careers.” Although menstruation is a part of life for…

How to Stay Fit During These Cold Months!

By JAMES SHREVE November 14 2017 Here are ways to stay healthy and fit during the colder months! With winter coming and less time spent outside because of the cold, it often gets very difficult to stay fit. Here are…

Are We Becoming a Dystopian Science Fiction Book in Real Life?

By ANNALISE SCHULMAN November 10, 2017 “Remember those kooky dystopian science fiction books many of us enjoyed? We have been living them for a little while now, and most people don’t really understand that.” Remember those kooky dystopian science fiction…

Forgotten Face: Artist Creates Self-Portraits as he Looses Memory to Alzheimers

By ABHAY KINI October 30, 2017 “Before his death in 2007, Utermohlen created a heart-wrenching final series of self-portraits over a roughly 5-year period documenting the gradual decay of his mind due to this crippling disease.“ In 1995, U.K.-based artist…

Why Should You Always “Think Positive”?

By JEANINE JOY October 29, 2017 “Authenticity is an important contributor to good health. Jobs that require emotional labor, such as putting on a positive front even when it is not authentic, lead to worse health outcomes for employees.” Some…

Five Instant Ways To Be Happier

By MEGHANA PARAS October 9, 2017 “Let’s be real- We all have moments in our day when we feel down. Picking yourself up isn’t always easy, but these simple tricks might just have you smiling another day.” 1. Phone A…

Lifestyle Changes You Should Make Now if You’re Above 20

By LUKAS SHWEKENDIEK October 8, 2017 “Take responsibility for your life and chose your own path.“ Waking up at 4 a.m. I wish I had done this much earlier. Get up before anyone else even considers getting up, and get…

The Healthiest AND Cheapest Foods You Should Eat Daily

By PRITI BHATIA September 21, 2017 “Good health is achieved by a complete balanced food which covers our both macro and micro requirement and surely it’s not confined to expensive and exclusive food. There are easy and cheap option available…

Other Ways to Clear Your Mind Besides Meditation

 By MAVERICK LIN September 12, 2017 “This mental state is described as a feeling of energized focus, total immersion, and enjoyment in the process.” I would sit there and simulate countless permutations of possible moves. Every time a piece was…

On the Art of Living: 9 Reminders, Rule of Thumbs, and Thoughts

By MAVERICK LIN Intro By SADAF AYAZ September 10, 2017 “We can’t make a plan for you, but we sure can share some gathered advice on the Art of Living from those who have and are living their lives to…

How to Overcome Depression and Be Happy

By ROHIT MALSHE September 1, 2017 “I have always wondered: What is it that makes me happy?” I have always wondered: What is it that makes me happy? Is it good times spent with friends? Is it my performance at…

Nothing We Eat is Natural!

By PAK L. HUIDE August 27, 2017 “We exist because of the food we eat, but the food we eat exists because of us.” Almost nothing we eat today exists in nature.   Take this carrot for example. Yes, this…

Mental Illness is Not Pretty: A Series of Poems

By NICOL SHOUP HERRERA August 21, 2017 “The romanticization of mental illness is not only misleading, but also dangerous.” Think of the common conception of someone with an eating disorder: is it someone white, skinny, pretty eating a couple almonds…

Cortisol: The Obstacle To Your Fitness Goals

By NAUMAN HUSAIN August 19, 2017 “With summer right around the corner and with work and/or study stress starting to rise as the semester starts, your cortisol levels may be going off the roof, setting you back and prolonging your…

Four Ways to Spice Up Your Skin Care

By AMANEE ABDALLAH August 14, 2017 “Spices offer natural remedies for your skin that won’t cost a fortune and can give real results that you might buy at a high-end beauty counter in a fancy glass jar, scented and scant.”…

Starving for Perfection: What It’s Like Living With Bulimia

By EMILIA VAISANEN August 11th, 2017 “The feeling of anxiousness steadily creeps throughout your entire body until you are paralyzed.” “WHAT THE HELL DO YOU WANT FROM ME?!” You stare at the screen in awe. The pixels, dark and stagnant…