Walk This Way

One of the best forms of exercise is walking. But do you know what’s even better? Walking with a friend or in a group. Studies show that walking leads to a healthier, happier life overall, but it’s also true that stepping out with one or more companions is a great way to build community, strengthen … Read More

The Ingredients for Good Health

Staying fit should be a year-round focus, but now that the sun is out, we seem to be more conscious of how we treat our bodies than when we’re piled under layers of coats and sweaters during the winter months. It’s no secret that being fit is not solely based on your workout regime. Don’t … Read More

What Are GMOs and Why Is Everyone Arguing Over Them?

Genetically Modified Organisms—or GMOs—caught the public’s attention this year when the popular Mexican chain, Chipotle, became the first fast food restaurant to ban the use of all GMO ingredients in their food.  Under their slogan “Food with Integrity,” this announcement ignited a debate in which some praised the international chain for taking an unprecedented stance … Read More

Volunteer Your Way to a Healthier You!

‘Tis better to give than to receive, according to the old adage, but did you know giving your time can actually give you a longer lifespan. Studies show volunteering can reduce the risk of death by 25%, improving both physical and mental wellbeing.

Providing support for those who need it allows for a sense … Read More

Get a Handle on Your Homework with These Tips

Coming home at the end of the day usually means that your time to unwind is about to begin and you can finally kick off your shoes and let your stresses just slip away. But when you’re back in school—and trying to balance your academic load with your work schedule and responsibilities at home—chances are, … Read More