When the temperatures begin to drop our response is often instinctual — just like other animals, all we want to do is burrow into a warm nest, and spend several months sleeping, and living off food that we’ve already gathered. While jobs, children, and other social obligations make this enticing prospect more of a fantasy than a reality, we can still ensure that our fall season is cozier than ever by whipping up a series of hearty and delicious dinners that take advantage of the last days of seasonal produce.
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.
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.).
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.
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.
Though your Mother, Father, Grandma, and Grandpa refuse to admit it, they’re getting older. The self-serve, smart home technological boom couldn’t have come at a better time. Though cold, emotionless gadgets are a poor substitute for a son or daughter’s helping hand, technology has certainly come a long way.
As a new class of freshmen heads off to college this fall, it’s easy to get caught up in all the myths and urban legends that surround this pivotal time. Sure, your first day of school may be exactly like what happens to the central characters in movies like Legally Blonde, Animal House, or Good Will Hunting — but chances are, it’ll be much less raucous, with a lot of more parental figures hovering in the background.