By: Abby Clack This lent, I gave up social media. It hasn’t been easy at all, but also, I am having so much fun. Here are some things I’ve realized so far: There is so much in this world. Honestly, I haven’t noticed so many things while walking around because I’m always on my phone. Like, there are numbers of every single window of the … Continue reading Life without Social Media
by Kyle Van Pelt Of the countless addictions possible for humans, there is one predominantly healthy one, but getting addicted to it is not as easy as picking up a cookie or a Juul. This helpful addiction is exercise, especially vigorous exercise. With the correct repetition and observable results, anyone can intentionally addict themselves to working out regularly. Hardcore physical exertion is extremely hormonal specifically … Continue reading Developing The Healthy Addiction: Exercise
by Kyle Van Pelt Lifestyles around the world all have some unique qualities, and Hawaii is home to the exceptional “Island Lifestyle”. This peculiar way of life is not exclusive to the Hawaiian islands or any place; it is expressed as an attitude of limitless acceptance of others, willingness to try almost anything, a Buddha-like calmness, and a very outward kindness. While not exclusively Hawaiian … Continue reading Living the Island Life
By: Abby Clack Happy almost spring break! Just for you, I’ve compiled a collection of things to do for your staycation in beautiful Ohio. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; Cleveland, Ohio. “The museum documents the history of rock music and the artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have influenced its development.” Dayton Art Institute; Dayton, Ohio. “The Dayton Art Institute is a … Continue reading Ohio’s not just corn!
by Sarah Bevelhymer With Valentine’s Day on Friday, many would agree it is the season of love. Whether you have a significant other or are still waiting to find the perfect person, you can’t deny love is in the air. In a book by Gary Chapman titled The Five Love Languages, Chapman describes five categories of ways to express heartfelt love and commitment between romantic partners. … Continue reading The Languages of Love
by Abby Clack With this busy 3rd quarter, there are many things at many different times. There are also many different family things. My family is a family of 6 and we all have very different schedules. Here’s how we keep it together: 1. Have a calendar Keep a calendar together with friends, family, or even your sports group. My family has one on our … Continue reading Keeping a Schedule!
by Abby Clack Winter blues. We all see them coming, and it’s not even really winter. The blues are normally caused by the lack of Vitamin C, which we get from the sun. Dr. Matthew Rudorfer, a mental health expert at News in Health says, “Winter blues is a general term, not a medical diagnosis. It’s fairly common, and it’s more mild than serious. It … Continue reading Winter Blues or SAD?
by Abby Clack As a child of a Southern woman, we throw very extravagant Christmas parties. This year we threw our annual Ugly Sweater Party. Here’s how: Send “Save the Dates” We like to do this around the beginning of November because the holidays are very busy. But once the party is on their calendar, they’ll probably remember to not plan anything else. Send the … Continue reading How to throw a Holiday Party!
by Sydney Hollingsworth As the seasons change from warm and bright to cold and dark, it can be difficult to stay in a good mood. If winter is bringing you down, here are some tips to keep you motivated and to keep your mind off the doldrums of these months: Spend time with your friends baking cookies, going sledding, having a movie night, etc. Start … Continue reading How to Beat the Winter Slump
By: Kayla Stephensen Depending on the subject and difficulty of a class, there are many ways to study. Here are some suggestions that may help for various subjects: Reread challenging material Redo problems/questions that caused issues Rewrite notes Reread notes Explain concepts to a friend Draw processes or thought processes for problems Use YouTube videos to relearn or further ingrain ideas (I like Crash Course … Continue reading How to Study for Exams