Journaling for health 

February 22, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes Journaling, an age-old practice often associated with an introspective teenager scribbling in a diary, has evolved into a powerful tool for health and wellness, accessible to everyone. Journaling for one’s health has several benefits, backed by scientific research and practical insights.  Journaling can give emotional clarity and mental health management skills, according to the University […]

The world of eye care 

February 22, 2024

Reading Time: 3 minutes Welcome to an exploration of the fascinating and intricate world of eye care, where every blink, tear, and gaze tells a story of health, perception, and the miraculous capabilities of the human eye. Let’s embark on this journey and uncover some eye-opening facts that will forever change the way you see the world.  Eye anatomy: […]

Energize your brain: Optimal nutrition for final exams 

December 9, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes As final exams approach, students often find themselves in a whirlwind of studying and stress. It’s crucial to remember that foods can significantly influence students’ energy levels and cognitive function. Here’s a guide to some brain-boosting foods and drinks that can help students ace their exams, according to Dr. Patrick Alban and biologist Deane Alban.   […]

Complexities of dating with low self-esteem and attachment issues 

December 5, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Navigating the Complexities of Modern Dating: Insights and Strategies for students to overcome the challenges of dating in college. Dating can be a challenging journey, especially for those grappling with low self-esteem and attachment issues. These personal struggles often intertwine, creating a web of insecurities that can impact one’s dating experiences significantly.  The impact of […]

Maximizing study productivity: strategies for success 

November 28, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Study productivity can be a game changer when it comes to a student’s academic success.  As students, the challenge of managing studies efficiently often becomes a pivotal aspect of success. Balancing coursework, assignments, and the demands of a busy student life requires more than just hard work; it requires smart strategies that enhance productivity. In […]

Fitness personalities: The psychology of exercise habits 

October 25, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes The go-getter  If you’re someone who enjoys the structure and intensity of high-performance activities such as CrossFit or interval training, you may fit into the go-getter category. Research by Ryan E. Rhodes suggests that goal-oriented individuals often prefer these types of structured exercises, where progress can be easily measured.  The social butterfly  Some people are […]

Are smoothies a shortcut for a healthy diet rather than whole fruits? 

October 9, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Whole fruits are nature’s vitamin pills, encapsulated in flavorful skins. According to Julie Garden-Robinson, a food and nutrition specialist, fruits such as berries, apples, and oranges are high in vitamins C and A, and also deliver minerals such as potassium. Eating more fiber-rich, low-calorie fresh fruit in place of higher-calorie foods can help decrease your […]

The vitamin myth: Do we really need them? 

September 26, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ideal scenario: A balanced diet  The ideal source of essential vitamins and nutrients is a balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, proteins and whole grains. Foods including leafy greens, citrus fruits, and fish offer an array of vitamins, such as A, C, and D, which are necessary for bodily functions. According […]

The art of creating social connections while in college 

September 14, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes 1. Join clubs and organizations  One of the most effective ways to meet new people who share your interests is to get involved in clubs and organizations on campus. Whether you’re passionate about environmental issues, the arts or student government, there’s likely a group that aligns with your passions. Joining clubs can help reduce feelings […]