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
by Megan Hyer These Gingerbread Cookies have a prep time of about 10 minutes, a cook time of about 7 minutes, and chilling time of about 2 hours, for a total time of about 2 hours and 17 minutes. This recipe makes about 36 cookies (depending on the size of them). Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup shortening 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder … Continue reading Delicious Gingerbread Cookies
50 Fall Bucket List Ideas DIY Halloween Costume Go Pumpkin Picking Jack-O-Lantern Carving Hay Ride Corn Maze Participate in “Boo-d” Culture Jump in a pile of dead leaves Make a dish for Thanksgiving Receive an awkward relative hug Spooky season outfit Carmel Apples Pumpkin seasonal treats (smoothies, bread, cookies, coffee) Go to a Haunted House Haunt Fest Stargazing bundled up Go horseback riding Bike ride … Continue reading Add These to Your Fall Bucket List
By: Kayla Stephensen The season of two-hour delays and potential snow days is upon us and so is the question as to how to spend the time. Two Hour Delay Activities Sleep in Do homework Watch a movie Read a book Build a snowman if the delay is for snow Toss boiling water into the air if delay is for cold Blow bubbles in the … Continue reading Two-Hour Delay Season Is Upon Us
by Megan Hyer Staying productive can be hard, especially if it is with school work. There are many things you could do to help you be and stay productive. One way to help you stay productive is to write your tasks down. Then once you finish, check it off. That is nice because it gives you a sense of accomplishment and can make you want … Continue reading Ways to Stay Productive
By: Khacor Tigner I know you read the title and asked yourself: “Why on earth would he be promoting this?” Let’s be real here, though, you definitely will not finish that project until two hours before you go to sleep. I have done it, you have done it, everyone has done it at some point in their lives. With that said, how does one even … Continue reading Procrastinate like a Pro
by Khacor Tigner As teenagers, there is often some animosity whenever you think of yourself. With teens wondering why am I so ugly? Why do they not like me? It is truly an art to become comfortable in your own skin. This is especially true when the world seems so small and you have yet to explore the greater extents of society. Here are a … Continue reading Escaping the Abyss of Your Teenage Years