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5 Ways You Come in Way of Your Own Success

By: Sid Chawla

“Rise up, then. Mend your ways.” These are the words of Franz Kafka that you need to remember whenever you think about personal development and self improvement. As someone with dreams, you might be the one resisting your own goals by setting yourself up for failure unconsciously. By recognizing them, you can self help until you are back on the road to your dreams once again.

Be Nicer to Your Hair

By: Rubi Multani

No one likes greasy hair, but that doesn’t mean you have to wash your hair every time you take a shower. Hair is often overlooked as something that needs to be taken care of. I know many people are conscientious of taking vitamins and using hair masks, but here are additional tips on keeping your locks as good as Rapunzel’s!

Ways to Show Gratitude

By: Sanjana Padmanabhan

Many times in our fast-paced, stressful lives, we forget to pause and appreciate our surroundings. We forget to notice the people, places, and achievements that come our way and impact us. Most moments pass by because we are more prone to pay attention to a screen rather than another human face. For these reasons, showing gratitude is even more important, if not for others, but for ourselves.

Time Management

By: Karishma Kapur

Let’s admit that as young adults, we feel like we have so much to do, so much to see, and so much to cover in our day to day lives. It can get really overwhelming to think about how much time we dedicate to work, social life, family, dating, and personal life. Time management can be more of an unconscious drive for some people but for others it can be a skill that needs work. Here are a couple of tips on how to go about managing time:

The Basics of Home Buying

By: Serena Patel

As a first-time home buyer, I didn’t know where to start, what to ask or look for throughout the process. After a long six months, I’ve somewhat figured it out and am here to share what I’ve learned with you!

Lessons Learned from Living Alone

By: Sanjana Padmanabhan

Moving to a new city? Tired of having roommates? Living alone can seem daunting at first, but it’s probably one of the best, most life-changing experiences you can have! It allows you to truly figure out your personality and limits, AND, it’s surprising how much you can do on your own.

Eco-Friendly Bathroom

By: Shannon Haupage

Time to go green – bathroom edition! Here are some helpful tips to transform your bathroom into one that will be easy on both the environment and your conscience. These tips are super easy and I challenge you to try some on your own!

Meditation for Beginners

By: Swathi Raman

Meditation has been practiced for thousands of the years; however, in the past few years, mindfulness and meditation have encountered a resurgence in pop culture. These terms have been popularized so much through apps, yet so many of us don’t understand what it truly means. Not to fear! I’m here to go through what meditation is, its benefits, and most importantly, how to start incorporating it in your daily life.

How To: Eco-Friendly Kitchen

By: Shannon Haupage

Do you ever feel like you’re making way more trash than you should? Reducing the trash you create can be a fun challenge. At the end of the day, when you start to notice that your trash can fills up so much slower than it used to, it feels like an accomplishment - one that is so important when it comes to fighting climate change and helping future generations have an Earth that is habitable.

Innovative Date Ideas: Beyond Dinner & Drinks

By: Sara Matthew

Creating shared experiences and memories with your partner keeps the spark alive at any stage of a relationship.Whether you only just started dating someone or are in a long-term relationship, (this is very technical, tone doesn’t fit) changing things up  is an excellent way to get to know each other better and builds intimacy. 

Recycling 101

By: Rubi Multani

Recycling. We all hear we should do it. We know it’s good to do it. You may want to… you may have thought of doing it… but you’re not entirely sure if you know how to exactly.

Meal Prepping 101

By: Sara Matthew

Meal prepping is a major craze right now, but, many people think it’s a huge time investment. I actually enjoy meal prepping! Although it is a slightly upfront time investment, it has become a weekend ritual for me, every Sunday, because:

Easing into Veganism

By: Ramya Ramachandran

While I have been a vegetarian for a little over ten years now, I recently have been drawn to vegan cooking, mostly because of how fascinating it is to watch almost any meat or dairy favorite be replaced by a plant-based alternative. It’s easy to be skeptical - no meat and dairy? How?

Planning a Bachelorette Party 101

By: Trisha Patel

So your close friend/relative is getting married and you are chosen to throw her a bachelorette party. How should you start? Where do you start? Here is a step-by-step guide to throwing a party that the bride-to-be will remember forever!