For a lot of us, this has been an odd time in terms of motivation and productivity. For the most part, we’ve all been taught at one point or another — probably even subconsciously — that staying in the house for days or weeks at a time is inherently lazy and antisocial. Even outside of … Continue reading Things We Can Do to Help
If you asked ten people right now what they feel is an appropriate way to meet the current moment, you may very well get ten different responses. If the impassioned anti-lockdown protests taking place around the country and the equally impassioned responses to said protests are any indication, people’s opinions on what the right approach … Continue reading On Positivity & Empathy
I think I can speak for everyone when I say these past few weeks haven’t been easy for any of us. Not only are we all confined to the house — physically separated from our friends and members of our own families — but we’re also surrounded by news of illness and death every time … Continue reading Finding Light in the Darkness
According to an article entitled "Exercise has the same effect on the brain as coffee" from Medical News Today, there has recently been a study that has compared the effects of coffee and twenty minutes of exercise on one's working memory. It claimed "Exercise may be just as good, if not better, than coffee for … Continue reading Fact Check #3: Do Coffee and Exercise Have the Same Effect on the Brain?
While browsing through Reddit, I happened to come across a recent article claiming that video had recently come out of 2020 Democratic primary candidate Michael Bloomberg making a rather disparaging comment about transgender issues. Written by Alex Bollinger, the LGBTQNation article entitled "Mike Bloomberg said trans rights are about “some man wearing a dress” using … Continue reading Fact Check #2: Mike Bloomberg on Transgender Issues
In today's political climate, you would be hard-pressed to log onto social media and not scroll past at least one political meme. And while some of these memes might occasionally make you laugh, the issue with them lies in the fact that they are not always based in truth. This "stretching of the truth" can … Continue reading Fact Check #1: Bernie Sanders Political Meme