One of my favorite things to read about on the Internet is an inspiring story, especially those that tell of people quitting their 9-to-5’s and just opting out of a job that makes them unhappy. I love those stories because I wish I could be one, but I’m not a
Did you know there are midterm elections coming up on Tuesday, November 4th? Based on the fact that most Americans don’t participate, it’s a fair question to ask. Perhaps it’s because it’s not as splashy as the presidential elections, or we don’t recognize the importance of our local state officials.
Fitness inspiration seems to be just as common as cats and nail art on Instagram. I follow a few exercise trainers for their tips and tricks though one in particular, @EmilySkye30DayShred, stood out for me. I don’t know much about her since she’s Australian, but apparently she’s a model/trainer
Image: Melancholy by Marie Constance Charpentier, via Wikimedia Commons When I heard that Robin Williams committed suicide after suffering from severe depression, I was empathetic. Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, something I don’t think people have when they say, “He was selfish,”
Recently, a Discover Student Loans survey was released that shows parents of college-age children are worried about having enough money to pay for college and 77% of those parents say they plan on helping their child - down from 81% last year. I am someone who did not go to
On June 18th, I was one of the many writers who caught wind of the story of the three-year- old who was asked to leave a KFC restaurant because of her facial injuries. Like others, I was seriously taken aback at the actions of the patrons and employees
Factory farming or concentrated animal feed operations (CAFOs) is a relatively new method of farming that started in the 1920s with poultry, and soon expanded to a multitude of other farming industries. Since then, it has become the most accessible way Americans feed themselves. Most people don’t realize where their
As I leaned over the man’s shoulder, trying to get a better look at his miniature laptop, another man interrupted and literally waved me away. “I got it,” he said. Pulling the computer closer to him, he began clicking and typing again. I bristled and stood up straight, but