Beating Bullying

It comes as no surprise that the issue of bullying is prevalent in today’s society amongst individuals of all ages. However, most associate social forms of harassment with middle and high school age kids.  In addition, bullying has taken to the world wide web as most aggressive behavior towards others …

Chapel Hill Farmers Market

Want to eat fresh, locally grown food and support surrounding farmers? Visit the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market outside University Mall.  The market offers everything from the garden to the sea, with a plethora of baked goods, cheeses, meats, drinks, and handmade goods as well.  It truly is a place to visit …

Stressed? Just Take a Look at These

Stress. It is the bane of every living human being’s existence. It causes breakouts, breakups, and breakdowns.  But it is not going away any time soon.  Consequently, we must learn to cope; learn to adapt.  Ways to deal with stress vary from person to person, but I find one in …

Remember This

Can’t seem to remember what you had for lunch, your best friend’s birthday, or the homework assignment your teacher just handed out?  The more we seem to cram onto our phone these days, the less we rely on our brains to keep track of our to do lists.  Is this …

Sugar Rush: The Habit We Can’t Seem to Kick

Walk onto any college campus, wander around any concession stand, or merely look in the window a convenience store and what do you see? A plethora of sugary drinks waiting for a consumer.  The beverage industry has blown up in the past decade, and the sugary beverage selection has made …

Communication is Key

We humans were born to interact with others.  We created the concept of language for this very reason.  If we could not speak to one another, gesture to one another, or come in contact with on another, we would likely go insane (hence why a form of punishment is often …

Just Dance: Zumba Fitness is on the Rise

If the idea of going to the gym, running on a track, or performing some other monotonous form of exercise keeps you from moving off the couch, you aren’t alone.  I personally can’t help but start dancing when my favorite song comes on the radio, so when two of my …

PB2: A Stand in for the Real Thing?

I’ll be the first to admit, I have an addiction.  An addiction to peanut butter, that is.  Being a pescatarian, I have no choice but to turn to alternative sources of protein, and I HATE tofu.  So, I turn to the almighty jar of Jif.  I would likely estimate that …

Refreshing Greek Yogurt Cubes

It’s the season for refreshing snacks to cool off after a long day relaxing on the beach, playing volleyball in the sand, swimming in the ocean, or whatever activity in which you may choose to partake.  You could choose ice cream, but unless you’re served a scoop of sorbet, you’ll …