The Importance of Sleep for Students

The Importance of Sleep for Students

Students are often depicted as perpetually awake. They pull all-nighters to study for a test one night and party hard the next. But these habits could harm more than just their grades. Burning the candle at both ends means that students often forfeit a good night’s sleep. But undermining the importance of sleep can have devastating consequences on our health and wellness. What Happens When...

When to Quit Your Job: 5 Signs that It’s Time to Go

When to Quit Your Job: 5 Signs that It’s Time to Go

According to Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace report, 51% of American workers are actively looking for a new job. 3 million workers voluntarily left their job in 2016, a number that’s gradually increasing as worker confidence increases. People leave their jobs for all sorts of reasons. Some simply can’t stand their current work anymore. Others are undergoing important life changes, like a new...

What We Can Learn From Mark Wahlberg’s Daily Routine

What We Can Learn From Mark Wahlberg’s Daily Routine

The internet exploded recently when actor and former rapper Mark Wahlberg posted a sample schedule of his daily routine on his Instagram story last week. The post caught fire quickly when people saw how intense and fully-packed his days can be. Several people have tried to emulate Wahlberg’s daily routine, including Spencer Althouse from Buzzfeed and Tom Usher, writing for Vice. They drew similar conclusions:...

30-Day Clean Eating Challenge

30-Day Clean Eating Challenge

We take food for granted in our modern, western society. Long gone are the days of hunting, gathering, and farming our own food. Nowadays, we are inundated with thousands of different food choices in grocery stores and restaurants. It’s so easy to acquire food, in fact, that many of us have lost our appreciation for its worth. We’ve given up the lifestyle of difficult but...

5 Healthy Habits You Need in Your 20s to Thrive in Your 40s

5 Healthy Habits You Need in Your 20s to Thrive in Your 40s

If you turned on your television right now and flipped through the channels, it probably wouldn’t take you long to stumble upon an advertisement of something that promises to make you live longer. Skin care products, health trackers, dietary supplements, there’s a never-ending list of products that attempt to mimic the Fountain of Youth. But the truth is, you don’t need any of that stuff!...

Can Working from Home Help Your Work-Life Balance?

Can Working from Home Help Your Work-Life Balance?

Your alarm rings first thing in the morning, before the sun even comes up. You’re filled with the same dread you feel every morning: The dread that comes with knowing you’ll have to get out of bed, put on some big kid clothes, and head out to work. Who hasn’t fantasized about working from home, also called telecommuting, during these moments? What greater joy could...

Building Good Habits: How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Building Good Habits: How Much Sleep Do You Need?

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), 33% of American adults aren’t getting enough sleep. The AASM calls it a “health imperative,” as sleep is, “a growing and underappreciated determinant of health status.” Sleep deprivation is taking a toll on our collective health. But how much sleep do you need? And what happens when you don’t get enough? Can you sleep too much?...

Life Lessons From 5 of Top TED Talks of All Time

Life Lessons From 5 of Top TED Talks of All Time

The annual TED conference is a veritable goldmine of inspiration and knowledge. Each year, people from all over the world come together to exchange “ideas worth spreading,” and we get to reap all the benefits from the comfort of our living room couch for free. We’re huge fans. TED Talks are always enjoyable, but some stand tall above the rest. Here are five of our...

Are you happy? What Is Happiness and Is It Attainable

Are you happy? What Is Happiness and Is It Attainable

Are you happy? What is happiness? What does it mean to you? It turns out that there is no single definition. Our age, culture, and upbringing can call affect how we perceive happiness. We base our perception of our lives and how content we are on our current circumstances. Once we meet our basic needs, happiness can mean different things to different people. For some,...

Yoga Teacher Mary Haberski and Her Journey Of A Thousand Miles

Yoga Teacher Mary Haberski and Her Journey Of A Thousand Miles

Mary Haberski is a long-time yoga instructor and founder of Daana Blue, a non-profit organization for ocean conservation. She has been practicing yoga for nearly 18 years and has studied all over the world, including under the tutelage of the Kundalini Yoga Legacy Teachers. Haberski did not, however, become a success overnight. Her struggle was a long one that started with addiction, depression, and self-esteem...