10 Unique Ways to Stay Active This Fall

When the weather gets cold, it can be hard to motivate yourself to leave the couch, and keep up all of your active habits from the summer months. Days are colder and nights come earlier, and it’s easy to give up on good habits formed during the bright, hot days of summer. If you’re worried that you’re going to look more like a bear than a person at the end of the winter, you’ll need to start digging deep for motivation to exercise now, rather than later.

5 Top Fashion Brands Who Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Although the statistics are chilling, we should feel fortunate because for all the women that are affected, there are an equal number who have been galvanized into action. Many foundations and fundraisers continue to pour money into the search for a cure and marshal their resources into supporting women who are either undergoing treatment or are in recovery. Many top fashion brands have gotten in on the action too, donating money and raising awareness of the cause through their products, especially during the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

10 Tips to Get the Most out of a Parent-Teacher Conference

In the America educational system, parents and teachers meet at least once a year to have a parent-teacher conference, to discuss the unique needs of each child, and how they can work together to help the student achieve success. While the intention of these meetings is to foster communication, many parents await them with trepidation because they’re unsure of their role in their child’s education, and don’t know how to get involved.

The Long-Term Health Impacts of Wildfires

California. British Columbia. Australia. 2018 has been a banner year for wildfires, and the season is far from over. The steady rise in temperatures across the globe has created super-fires that last longer and spread further than they ever have before. It’s scary stuff. Today, we explore the very real threat that wildfires pose to your health, your property, and your immediate surroundings.

Eye of the Storm: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

It’s that time of year again. Hurricane season is upon us and, whether you blame crumbling infrastructure or global warming, it seems as though hurricanes are continuously more destructive and deadlier. We can’t prevent hurricanes from uprooting our lives or the lives of our friends and family. However, we can arm ourselves with knowledge and prepare for the worst.

Healthy School Lunch Tips for the Little Ones

School’s officially back in and well underway! Raise your hand if you are a parent with kids in school, who struggles with making lunches? It can be a daunting task: not only trying to find foods those little ones will actually eat, but items that will fit within school guidelines (i.e. nut-free, litter-less, etc.).

Facing the Darkness: Video Games That Tackle Mental Illness

Still, as this medium grows and is exposed to newer generations and audiences, some video game developers have decided to tackle the issue of mental health, to help gamers understand them on a deeper level and increase overall awareness. Are there video games that can actually help create higher insight around depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions, rather than simply existing for pure entertainment? There certainly are! Check out the best video games that help tackle the issue of mental illness.

12 Celebrities with Dramatic Weight Transformations

Many of us follow the lives of our favorite celebrities obsessively, and it’s never been easier. Facebook pages, gossip columns that post up-to-the-minute updates, and personal Instagram pages allow us to see how our favorite celebs live their lives — including where they go, what friends they hang out with, and what they eat. One of the most popular topics for celebrity gossip columnists is weight — who’s gained weight, who’s lost weight for a role, and who is undergoing a full-body transformation.

Why is Chocolate So Addictive?

It’s sweet, creamy, and for many people something they simply must indulge in at least once a day. It’s a midnight snack; a treat for a job well done; something that some people turn to if they are having a bad day; and is placed in everything from cake, to ice cream, and melted down in a fondue to dip fruit in.