By Shaun Hurdelbrink and Natasha Cole, MPH, RD Are you aware of sugar’s omnipresence in your life or how much you truly consume? Added sugar is found in many foods: breakfast cereals, fruit juices, granola bars, ketchup, BBQ sauce, soymilk, energy drinks, protein bars, etc. You get the idea. Unsurprisingly, Americans consume “an average […]
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The body’s natural desire is to be healthy, says Dean Ornish in this Ted Talks video, “Healing Through Diet,” Dr. Ornish states that optimal health, and therefore happiness, occurs when you follow a lifestyle that includes a low-fat and plant-based diet, stress management training, moderate exercise, no smoking or drinking alcohol, and the psychological support […]
Anyone can struggle with depression. Kevin Breel discusses depression in this Ted Talks video, “Depression May Not Be What You Think.” He says that everyone sees him as a typical teenager, but he sees himself differently. He is an individual that battles depression. Kevin makes the point that there are misconceptions about depression, stating that […]
What do you wish you knew before you went to college? Do you have any hints for those starting an academic journey? Hannah Flom writes of the 14 things she wished she had known before college. I think her list is fun; you can go over to Thought Catalog to read the entire post. Some […]
Many people have regrets. This article on Huffington Post highlights many of the important aspects of life and gives you an idea of what you might view as important when you look back on your accomplishments. How well do you listen and value advice from parents, professors, or other adults? Do you take others’ hurtful comments/reactions […]
Do you think you know ALL of the shortcuts for your technology? David Pogue (via Ted Talks) shares 10 easy time-savers for the internet, smartphones, and digital cameras. See if you know them all!
While helping students research potential careers, one of the questions I am asked most often is, “What career fields are hot right now?”. It’s typically an easy question to answer, but not the best way to determine a career field. Why? First, what’s hot now may not be “hot” in four years when most students […]
Five tips for getting up early by Robin Sharma…although a few of these many not seem feasible (i.e., getting a weekly massage), his philosophy on getting up early may be useful to you/your daily routine.
Although stress can be a normal part of life, especially for those of you who are on the job market and experiencing additional demands and pressures to succeed. At the same time, too much or frequent stress can negatively influence your physical health (e.g., headaches or weakened immune system), mental health (e.g., mood swings, irritability, […]