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
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
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
‘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
Many of you may be proud soccer moms, but you might be surprised to hear that there are benefits to getting out there and kicking the ball around with your kids. Soccer is an easy sport to pick up, and most people have so much fun playing that it’s easy to forget you’re also working … Read More
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
It’s 12:45 p.m. and you’ve worn out the refresh button on your email. It’s probably time to take a lunch break! Though most of us find time to scrounge up a sandwich and a cup of coffee in our allotted hour, we often spend the rest of the day waiting for the caffeine to kick … Read More