Things You Should Know about Introverts (So You Don’t Have to Ask)

Introverts enjoy a rich inner life, and although it may require a bit of effort in order to share it with others, they are eager to express themselves and enjoy being active members of society. Here are a few things you may not have known about introverts and a few tips on how to best engage with them.

15 Ways to Avoid Awkward Social Interactions

One of the most important things to realize as we grow up is that everyone feels awkward sometimes. Some days, you’ll head to work feeling amazing, rocking a great pair of shoes or a killer outfit, and you’ll feel like you can conquer the world. Other days, you’ll leave your house and realize your shirt is on backwards right after someone tells you about that piece of spinach stuck in your teeth.

Purrfect Companions: Benefits of Owning a Pet

Although there are plenty of children who dream about pets, once you move out on your own, there are a lot of factors to consider before adopting an animal. While there are many responsibilities that come with being a pet owner, the benefits greatly outweigh any potential negatives. Here are a few reasons why being a pet owner can greatly improve your life.

14 Ways to Cozy Up Your Dorm Room

If you’re heading into post-secondary education, chances are that right now you’re staring into the abyss of a totally stark, all white (or concrete!) dorm room, wondering how you can possibly feel at home in there for the next year. Luckily for you, we’re here today with a guide to help you make the most out of your tiny, new living space.

At the Heart of Cardio

Cardio is great as a standalone exercise, or as a way to warm up your body for the tougher exercise that’s still to come, but it has its own benefits that shouldn’t be overlooked. Here are a few ways for you to improve your cardio routine, so you know you’re getting the best out of your workout.

Start Fresh: How to Succeed in Your First Weeks of College

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably made the decision to star a brand new post-secondary education. Congratulations! Entering college or university is a great step towards building a solid future and investing in yourself. However, college is not only where you receive an education – it’s a chance for you to meet friends and colleagues that share your interests and aspirations.

Common Misconceptions about Autism Deconstructed

Since autism is so misunderstood, we’re here today to clarify some common misconceptions which should set you on the road to being a better and more understanding person when conversing with a person affected by autism.

Combating Prediabetes with Awareness

Type 1 diabetes does not yet have a discoverable cause, but Type 2 is known to be caused by a lack of exercise and poor diet. Prediabetes is the body’s state before a full diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes is confirmed, but there are ways to prevent it from occurring. Read on!

Written on Our Skin: A Brief History of Tattoos

At its heart, tattooing is simply the art of making marks on our skin, either permanently or not. It can represent something as meaningful as religious beliefs, ancestry, or status, but it can also be a way to celebrate your individuality and artistic taste.

Most Inappropriate Places to Flirt

Even though there are a bunch of places where we can get our flirt on easily, some people insist on choosing the most inappropriate places imaginable to hit on others. Here are a few places where you may want to think twice before flirting with that cute someone.

Common Mutations We Inherit from Our Parents

Germ-line mutations are inherited from our parents, and they help decide a lot of things about us before we’re born. There are some mutations that are negative, while others can have a positive or neutral impact on our lives. Read on to find out which mutations you may be vulnerable to.

Maximize Your Grocery Shopping Potential

Although no one likes having to tighten their purse-strings in the budgeting department, one easy place to target if you’re looking to save money is your grocery budget. There are tons of tips and tricks that you can use to maximize your grocery money in order to get everything you need at a much lower price than you’re used to paying.

Beat the Heat Without AC

With the dog days of summer fast approaching, it seems like forever before we’ll feel cool again. If you don’t have an air conditioning unit or central air in your home, you could spend your days (and even nights) feeling miserable unless you’re able to cool down your home.

13 Ways to Speed up Recovery Post-Workout

A well-rounded gym routine ensures that you’ll always have enough energy for your workout, and that you finish strong without having to deal with aching muscles the next day. Here are a few tips to help speed up your post-workout recovery.

How to Stay Healthy This Summer

There’s something about summer that makes a dripping popsicle, or bowl of chips and dip an absolute requirement. If you’re still trying to stay healthy, we’ve collected a few tips that will help you enjoy your summer while still treating your body right.