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Background: I’ve never had the urge to become a vegetarian, but I respect everyone who adopts this life choice. I have had plenty of people explain to me how hypocritical it is that I love animals, yet knowingly consume meat (my love of pigs directly conflicts with my favorite breakfast). …

One of the biggest challenges of being vegan is transitioning to not eating dairy, meat and eggs, which are in almost every single product on grocery store shelves. Despite the fact that dairy, meat and eggs dominate our food products, there are plenty of alternatives that make it very easy …

Happy Vday & welcome to this weeks blog!!! Whether you’re single or ready to mingle (or not), it’s always nice to celebrate every kind of love. There are not that many new album releases this week, but I do have one heck of a playlist to share.   First, alternative …

Spring semester has approached and I’m sure we’re all drowning in homework and responsibilities in just the first week. Having healthy eating habits and simple fun snacks on-the-go is essential for a hectic schedule.   Over the mini-break after J-term, I was able to go home and to my surprise, …

Hello & welcome back! I hope everyone had an enjoyable J-Term. It has been quite a while since my last blog and a lot has happened in the world of music!   First off, Beyonce announced last week that she’s pregnant with twins!!! Obviously the Internet went crazy after the …

Background: I’ve never had an interest in meditation, mostly because I’m horrible at clearing my mind. Whenever I try to, it starts wandering more than usual and soon, I’m making up couple names for Disney characters. I always feel as though I have better things to do and am too …

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” –Josh Billings   Countdown to Graduation: 15 Weeks   Fifteen weeks seems like a long enough time that I feel like I can take a break from thinking about post-grad dilemmas and fears to …

Your Everyday Philosopher: (providing sound philosophical suggestions to help you survive and thrive during your college years) “The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.” –Niccolo Machiavelli From this quote, it can be inferred that the people around …

  “You know, sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage. Just, literally, 20 seconds of just embarrassing bravery.” –Benjamin Mee from We Bought a Zoo   In the movie We Bought a Zoo, Benjamin Mee buys a house located on a local, run-down zoo to start a …

At the end of each year, everyone scrambles to find new and exciting new year resolutions. Luckily, being healthy is an easy one that you can happily maintain and have great results with. Not all New Year’s Resolutions have to end in frustration; you CAN achieve them if you put …