By: Victoria Fortier Do you know how many times you have checked Instagram today? What about how many posts you’ve scrolled past on Facebook? Regardless of your preferred social media app, it is a fact that many people are spending a lot of time staring at their screens. In fact, studies suggest that most Americans spend a minimum of […]
Growing up, most of us forget to appreciate the area we come from. Hometowns are places we hope to visit when we’re older, but once we leave our parents’ homes we don’t look back, planning our future lives in cities bigger and brighter than the ones that raised us. I moved to Panama City when I was three months old.
If you are what you eat, what does that mean for your skin? Give your skin a break from harsh chemicals with these au natural beauty products taking over the Korean skincare market.
As infants, the body uses the lactase enzyme to break down the lactose sugars found in milk and other dairy products. However, overtime, the body can lose the number of enzymes available to digest these sugars, which leads to lactose intolerance as we know it. But how many people are actually affected by such a deficiency? More than you think.
When a young adult grows up without a pet, this can lead them to start yearning for that comfort and playfulness pets provide, and once they first start living on their own, they may decide to get their first pet to find exactly that. Seeing someone walking their dog puts a smile on their face and makes them daydream of having their own. But how realistic is this? There is a lot more to consider than many young adults may realize.
If you head over to any social media platform you’ll probably find one of your friends using the hashtag ‘self-care Sunday.’ The picture attached to this caption might be a photo of them taking a bath using a luxury bath bomb or their shopping haul from the day. Self-care is on trend now, and that’s great for all of mankind.
In the back of her mind, Jhody Polk still finds herself wishing she was back in prison. “So I can be safe,” Polk said. Jhody grew up in a part of Gainesville where she says there weren’t many dreams to be had. She didn’t learn to love herself until she turned herself in to serve her time – seven years for felony convictions involving theft home invasion.
As a child, I loved books. My fascination with words and stories was a driving factor in what made me want to become a writer. As I got older, I made it my mission to ensure I glued my eyes onto a book at least once a month. However, like everybody, life got in the way.