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.
By Elayza Gonzalez Today’s society works hard to normalize breastfeeding in public and is dedicated to empowering women who breastfeed. One way to help advance these initiatives is by educating yourself on the practice of breastfeeding and its many benefits. However, some moms struggle with producing an adequate amount of breast milk to feed their […]
By Teal Garth Earlier this year, my friends and I took a road trip to New Orleans for the weekend. On Saturday morning we were in our hotel room getting ready to explore for the day. I was sitting on the floor doing my makeup, one eye in on my mascara routine when all of […]
By Brianna Duncan-Dieujuste Many college students rely on protein powder as a quick source of fuel after a workout or as an addition to a smoothie after a late night class. Protein is an important part to a healthy diet, and animal sources, such as whey and casein, are among the most popular. Plant-based protein powders […]
By Alyssa Weiss When I was six years old, I didn’t know much about Eleanor Roosevelt, but I sure knew a lot about The Princess Diaries. It was one of my favorite movies, and I would watch it any time I saw it on TV. And if I’m being totally honest, it still is, and […]
By Stefano Ferreyros Essential oils seem to be everywhere now. They’re not just in small bottles for diffusers. They can be seen in roller bottles and sprays. Walmart has them and most drug stores have them, but why? According to many, essential oils have many benefits from stress relief, sleep aid, skin care and more. […]
By Ariana Brasman The seven-letter word that impacts people’s lives so drastically: A N X I E T Y. It can be a short-term feeling of nerves you experience before going into a job interview or standing up in front of a class to give a presentation. Or it could be a long-term feeling of […]
By Janine Wolf Over the past month—forget that—ever since I started college, stress has become a natural part of my life. As many ambitious college students can attest to, striving for more comes with a costly price. So, over the course of five days, I decided to try out the mindfulness app that everyone had […]