Your 20s are a rough time. You’re finally expected to be an adult, but don’t always have the experience as an adult. You’re probably living on your own for the first time, trying to figure out how to get and keep a job, cook for yourself for the first real time. It’s overwhelming. After 5 Habits Every 20-Something Should Have did so well, why not have bad habits to avoid? If you can’t create new ones, at least know which ones to avoid!
Healthy eating isn’t something that’s completely unrealistic in a college/university setting. Even if the most you have is a microwave and a mini fridge, there are many ways to utilize the tools you have to keep you going and keep at a healthy lifestyle.
Today I’m going to talk about what happens when you have a crush on someone and they turn you down, or their feelings change, and how to deal with the heartache that comes with that rejection. Being rejected is rough no matter how much you expect it and especially when you’ve been together for quite a while.
Toxic relationships are something that most of us come across in our lives. They’re the people that drain our energy, our self-esteem and make us uncomfortable and insecure with ourselves. That includes everyone from friends, and family, to co-workers and intimate partners. If you have any sort of consistent interaction with someone, you can consider that a relationship.
Relationships usually don’t start out as toxic. More often than not, everything seems really normal for a while and things slowly progress to the point where all of a sudden you find yourself cowering in the corner as your mother, father, boyfriend, etc. is going on a yelling rampage and throwing things around the house. It’s what makes victims of abuse less likely to come forward because some times they don’t realize or don’t want to realize what’s going on.
With a new year comes new resolutions! Everyone at least tries to come up with some sort of resolution for the new year. Whether or not they actually go through with it is a different story.
We’ve all heard of the saying “New year, new you!” How many of you have gone to your local gym and noticed a huge influx of people? The new year symbolizes a new start, a blank slate. You can do whatever you want.
How to Live Through Flu Season (Without Getting the Flu)
Flu season is upon us, and with all these different strains of the flu running around recently, it’s best to keep a more pro-active approach if you’re worried about getting sick. College is a cesspool of germs and creates a great environment to grow and infect. There’s hundreds of people squished together, worried more about where they’re going, and what they’re doing than whether the guy next to them is coughing or sniffling a bit more than usual.
Same for work environments. Offices are a great way to spread germs. Ever have a bug go around the office? Same concept. Warm environments with multiple hosts make germs very happy.
But what if you want to kick the flu and general sickness in the ass this season? Well, I’ve come up with some tips that I use (I’m prone to getting sick) to help you stay on top of your health.
**Disclaimer: Anything short of living in a bubble presents a risk of falling ill. Following these steps might decrease your chances but does not claim to prevent sickness overall.
The 4th of July came and went, and I bet if you had a bbq or some sort of party you’re really feeling the remnants of the weekend. Overdoing the alcohol consumption and fried, greasy foods can really make you feel sluggish and like crap. (Trust me, I’ve been there) The best way to avoid a hangover is to skip the bender, but sometimes that’s no fun. So why not kick that hangover in the butt with these ways to recover from your holiday.
How to Tell if You’re Dehydrated
Now that it’s summer and the temperatures are rising, dehydration is something that’s a real threat, especially with Memorial Day around the corner and alcohol being consumed. You may not even realize you’re dehydrated because the symptoms tend to be common and contributed to other issues.