9 bad habits you need to stop doing

We all have bad habits, and sometimes bad habits can be hard to break. Especially as a college student, procrastinating, stressing and taking many things for granted is the norm. It is so much easier to get sucked into the black hole of bad habits, but don’t let the temptation overtake you. With the new […]

7 ways to have a better day

We don’t always wake up on “the right side of the bed,” and not all of us are automatically in a good mood and ready to bring on the day. But even “being positive” isn’t our usual M.O., there are still a lot of ways to get out of ourselves and into a good mood, […]

Sneaky toxins in your diet and why you should cut them

“Going paleo” has been a popular trend of late, but it’s important to remember introducing a paleo diet is not the same as “dieting.” Instead it is a lifestyle choice you make to treat your body with the kindness and care it deserves. The philosophy is based on the habits of the early homo sapiens, […]

6 reasons why women still aren’t lifting weights

Ladies, do you walk straight to the cardio equipment when you enter the gym? Society has created a stigma that women shouldn’t lift weights, so much so that the majority of women have internalized thoughts that weights are manly and weights are only for men. The reason society has adopted this mentality stems from deep-rooted […]

Why it’s a good idea to lead a healthy lifestyle

Whether it’s to lose a few pounds or to improve your overall health, adopting a healthy lifestyle is crucial for anyone who wants to live a long and happy life. Everyday we are faced with choices. We can get up and go to the gym, or we can sleep in until noon. We can eat […]

Why not eating meat is the best decision I’ve ever made

Six months into making the decision to stop eating any kind of meat from animals, and I’ve never felt better. Refraining from consuming meat improves physical health substantially and is allowing me to “cleanse” my mental health of all guilt, and save money at the same time. Many will say not eating meat deprives the […]

Four realistic changes to make your life easier

The daily schedule of an American college student is a high-paced one. Although everyone has different priorities, sometimes striking a balance between academics, extracurriculars and social events can be difficult. Consequently, we tend to forfeit healthy habits and replace them for convenience. Whether that means pulling all-nighters, reaching for the soda instead of water, or […]

5 reasons you should cut back on red meat

Red meat may be one of many Americans’ favorite dishes, but livestock production, especially beef production, has devastating effects on the environment. A recent study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsfound that global livestock production is one of the leading causes of global warming, emitting more harmful greenhouse gases than the entiretransportation […]

Stay healthy with these hacks for busy people

There are plenty of tips out there for staying healthy despite leading a busy life. But in the grind of everyday appointments and to-do lists, remembering – or just wanting – to do those can be tough. So here are three easy hacks that will help you stay healthy without too much extra effort (and if […]

Students like to work out but not necessarily live healthy

by Josh Cronin, Emily Van Law & John Ward

14 ‘workouts’ you can do while working

Our lives are often too busy to set aside a separate time to workout. We live in a era where multi-tasking is considered the norm and being able to engage in short, easy exercises at the workplace or in a classroom should be a breeze if we can just remember to do them. The problem is […]

5 simple ways to become ‘a runner’

Running is loved by many and hated by more. But it is not as bad as you think, I promise. Here is the motivation you need to become the runner you have always wanted to be.   Redefine your attitude. Running has the reputation of being a strenuous and grueling activity. But it is time […]

Must.Have.Sesame.Sticks

An avid snacker, I had always considered Gardetto’s Snack Mix the cream of the crop of all snack mixes until General Mills committed a serious crime – the retraction of its delicious sesame sticks. While this may be a minor issue for some, I was deeply disturbed by the absence of my beloved crunchy, chubby […]