People who’ve been blessed with a Type A personality often get a sick sense of enjoyment out of making lists, tidying up, and keeping things just so. But for those of us who are a little more relaxed in our organizational approach, adulting can be hard as objects and tasks can start to pile up and at times even seem insurmountable.
There is never enough help to go around. Luckily, more than a few tech-savvy do-gooders have taken it upon themselves to design sleek, popular and intuitive smartphone apps that make it easier for all of us to do our part. Today on Healthversed, we’ll take a look at the most popular, charitable apps that are changing the world one click at a time. Let’s go!
In the land of social media, it can sometimes feel like you are the only one in the world who isn’t part of #TeamTaken. Still, whether you are single or coupled up, doing things alone is an essential for everyone. Not only because partaking in activities all by your lonesome is a good way to get to know yourself, it’s also good for your soul.
In the last 15 years, smartphones have become a necessary tool as basic as a car or wallet. While this convenience is an undeniable benefit, our continued dependence on smartphones is becoming an issue.
Each week, our trash gets conveniently carried away. We don’t have to think about the garbage we’re personally producing. However, the average American creates around 4.4 pounds of trash every single day.
The phrase “spring cleaning” can inspire a wide variety of feelings. For some, a busy day of cleaning is the most rewarding feeling. For others, spring cleaning is a necessary burden, a slog they can’t wait to finish.
For anyone that has taken the time to watch a competitive eating challenge either on television or in-person, the idea of doing that ourselves has likely pass through our brain waves. Maybe you feel as if you could completely dominate a pizza-eating competition. Or maybe corn on the cob, or pie, or any number of other food items.
To say that video games are divisive is the understatement of the century. You either love them for their entertainment value, storytelling mechanics, and constant innovation, or you shun them as time wasters that warp the minds of the youth. Whatever you believe, the first step towards safeguarding your children from inappropriate material is education and vigilance! That’s where we come in.
The average person spends a third of their life counting sheep. That’s a heck of a lot of time spent incapacitated. And though it may seem as if time “tucked-in” is time wasted, the research begs to differ. It’s true! A healthy body and a healthy mind depend on healthy sleeping habits, but you know that already. What you may not know is that your “down in the evening, up in the morning” sleep strategy is but one example.
Meditation is a great habit to pick up. Even if you do it for a few minutes a day, you’ll soon start seeing tangible benefits in your everyday life. If you’re looking for a good reason to start meditating right now, we’ve laid out a few benefits that it can bring to your life, as well as a few suggestions on how to start today.
When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, many people ignore the adage that less is more, and resolve to get more active, lose weight, and be happier. While these are admirable goals, what people don’t realize when they set themselves these simple resolutions for the new year is that actually setting down tangible goals will always be more useful than simplistic statements that would be more at home in an ad for a gym or a new weight-loss beverage.
Christmas marketing – it starts before Thanksgiving and goes until the presents are unwrapped and the floor underneath your tree is covered in dead pine needles. This year, make meaningful memories and escape the relentlessly materialistic Christmas messaging by instituting some new traditions with your family. Things that will bring you together and allow you to bond over a new shared experience.
A holiday party calls for an elevation of the usual glass of wine or mixed drink, so this year, get your head in the game with our guide to mixology. We’ll teach you how to set up a home bar, and prep for any party in style. You don’t need to be an expert in order to wow your family and friends with amazing drinks — it just takes a little research, and patience. You’ll be a whiz in no time.
This year, resolve to flex your creative muscles when it comes to thinking up gifts for your nearest and dearest. Do-It-Yourself gifts are a fun and thoughtful way to communicate your love to your friends and family. Plus, they often cost less than a traditional gift bought from the mall, and are way more personalized and meaningful.
While the holidays are a time for joy and togetherness, the reality of the situation is that putting your entire family in one room together is probably going to result in a bit of stress.