SEPTEMBER POV

We think we’re either on someone else’s or our own all of our lives, but we never stop to think about slowing it down to just “take time.” … Read More

Can You Do Nothing For 2mins?

As someone that has a love of Yoga and meditation, I thought this will be a breeze.  But about 30 secs in, I got a text and instinctively, completely unthinkingly, I picked up my phone to read it.  Now, technically … Read More

Breaking Down Teen Tension

Jocks, cheerleaders, nerds, hipsters, thespians, outcasts—each has their clearly designated place in high school. The segregation is traditional and the barriers of communication are literally almost impenetrable. Except, however, on the new MTV series If You Really Knew Me. … Read More

Aging & The City

Yes, that’s not the word you want to be attached to “& the City” but research is starting to show that the fast paced life you either loathe or love is having its own effects on your brain.
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Not A Bad Idea

There are plenty of good deeds to do if you just know where to go and how to get involved. That’s the idea behind GET UR GOOD ON™, a site that encourages a wealth of volunteer and community service possibilities. It’s sponsored by Youth Service America and provides both emotional and financial support. … Read More

The Slower, the Better

Faster! Faster! In a world that seems to be at our backs, lashing us forward at an ever-faster pace, don’t you sometimes just want to say STOP! … Read More

Virtual Church

In previous generations, people went to church to keep in touch with their friends, socialize, and yes, practice their faith. Now? For millenials, the generation between 18 and 30, many are now going to the Internet to find God, get religious, or move past religion to something more meaningful. … Read More

7 Chakras, 1 Chair

You know when you go into your office and you sit down at your desk, your body is either doing one of two things. It’s either wincing from the pain caused by a crappy desk chair or slowly falling back asleep with comfort. … Read More

Let’s Get Hairy

The smooth clean-cut look at the University of Maine is abandoned for a month every year when it observes “No Shave November”—and it’s not only for men sporting beards. … Read More

Banking in the Third World

In third-world countries, keeping your money safe and using it to make more money has never been easy, especially when the vast distance between banks, bad roads, and slow postal service stand in the way of individuals starting their own businesses. … Read More