5 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning

Waking up can be rough. We all know too well that dreaded feeling of hearing the alarm sound just as we’re deep into an awesome sleep.  So how can we make waking up a little more bearable? It’s all about having a productive routine—and not hitting the snooze button. You might not want to do all of these suggestions in the morning, so focus on … Continue reading 5 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning

How to Stay Healthy(ish) When You’re Ordering Takeout

Ordering takeout can wreak havoc on your healthy eating — but it doesn’t have to. No matter what type of food you’re ordering, there is always something reasonably healthy on the menu, and it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Eater.com and Grub Hub worked together to determine the five types of takeout Americans order the most, and I decided to break down what … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy(ish) When You’re Ordering Takeout

Here’s What You Should Be Buying at the Grocery Store, According to a Registered Dietitian

Grocery shopping on a budget isn’t a walk in the park. It’s hard to tell what should make the cut and what should get left on the store shelves. Plus, many brands can be deceiving about how healthy their products actually are. I decided to talk to a registered dietitian to find the answer to a question I’ve been curious about for a while: If … Continue reading Here’s What You Should Be Buying at the Grocery Store, According to a Registered Dietitian

6 Tips to Stay Organized and Avoid Mounting Stress

Organization plays a huge role in both your general and mental health. When you’re more organized, your mind is clearer, and you’re much more productive. This improves your quality of life which, in turn, improves your overall general health. If you want to become more organized but aren’t sure how or where to start, check out these tips. Restart your mindset Before you can lay … Continue reading 6 Tips to Stay Organized and Avoid Mounting Stress

Cheese Lovers, Rejoice: Cheese Could Help You Live Longer

Ah, cheese. It’s the center of so many delicious meals; it spices up a salad and tastes amazing over noodles. Even slapping it between two slices of toasted bread somehow yields a mouthwatering meal. For years, though, people have been told that indulging in cheese would lead to weight gain, heart disease, and an all-around unhealthier body. However, recent studies have shown that cheese actually … Continue reading Cheese Lovers, Rejoice: Cheese Could Help You Live Longer

Running Has a True Connection to Depression and Anxiety Relief — Here’s Why

Running has benefits that go further than just improving physical shape. If you’re dealing with anxiety or depression, running can actually positively impact your brain in ways that are similar to therapy. Even if you’re just dealing with stress, going for a morning jog or heading out on a run after work can help stabilize your mood in ways you probably didn’t know. Exercise stabilizes … Continue reading Running Has a True Connection to Depression and Anxiety Relief — Here’s Why

How to Tell If You’re Dealing With a Bad Headache or a Migraine

Headaches are frustrating, but migraines are debilitating. Although the two resemble each other, there are actually some key ways to tell them apart. What is a headache, and why do we get them? Your brain can’t feel pain. A headache actually occurs when pain signals come from the surrounding tissue, blood vessels, and nerves. The root of a headache depends on the type it is … Continue reading How to Tell If You’re Dealing With a Bad Headache or a Migraine