Don’t Puke: The Psychology of Competitive Eating

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.

Blast Processing: How to Introduce Your Children to Video Games

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.

A Good Night’s Sleep: A Guide to Sleep Cycles

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.

13 Reasons to Start Meditating Now

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.

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep

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.

New Traditions to Start with Your Family This Holiday Season

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.

Be the Family Bartender: How to Make Amazing Holiday Cocktails

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.