Language What Learning a Language Does to Your Brain (and Tips for Mastering a New Language)

What Learning a Language Does to Your Brain (and Tips for Mastering a New Language)

What Learning a Language Does to Your Brain (and Tips for Mastering a New Language) In modern society, knowing a second language is becoming more and more important. Second language proficiency makes you more marketable for employment opportunities. It can make traveling in foreign countries much easier. It allows you to communicate more effectively with …

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Health & Fitness The Importance of Laughter (and How to Laugh More)

The Importance of Laughter (and How to Laugh More)

The Importance of Laughter (and How to Laugh More) Why are the likes of Jon Stewart, Lucille Ball, Chris Rock, and Ellen DeGeneres so influential? Why are shows like Seinfeld, Friends, The Big Bang Theory, and Saturday Night Live so popular? In a world of political divisiveness, conflict, and people working themselves to the point …

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Life A 2018 Mission That 99% of Successful People Will Do

A 2018 Mission That 99% of Successful People Will Do

A 2018 Mission That 99% of Successful People Will Do If you accept this challenge, 2018 will be your best year yet. How was 2017 for you? As it ends, do you feel that you had a great year and are better for it? Do you feel at least 10% better about yourself than you …

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Life A Reflection on Your Past Year

A Reflection on Your Past Year

What have you accomplished in the past year? This question might feel like an overwhelming one. When asked to think about the happenings of one’s year, many people have a hard time coming up with anything. But think back to each month of the year. Maybe even each week. What were the highlights? Who did you …

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Travel 5 Reasons Why You Must Travel by Train Before You Die

5 Reasons Why You Must Travel by Train Before You Die

5 Reasons Why You Must Travel by Train Before You Die When most people think of traveling, they think of getting on a plane and venturing off to far-away destinations. Air travel has indeed become one of the most common methods of travel due to its relatively low cost and travel time compared to other …

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College 15 Most Vegan-Friendly Colleges

15 Most Vegan-Friendly Colleges

15 of the Most Vegan-Friendly Colleges and Universities During your time in college, you’ll probably be spending a lot of time in the dining halls, both to socialize with your friends and classmates and to stay nourished. The great thing about college dining halls is that you don’t have to worry about cooking your own …

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Food The Ultimate Guide to a Vegan Thanksgiving

The Ultimate Guide to a Vegan Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to spend with those closest to us and reflect on all that we are grateful for in our lives. For many Americans, this holiday is also associated with parades, football, and of course, turkey. When thinking about some of our favorite traditional Thanksgiving staples—turkey, gravy, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, to …

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Food Top 10 Destinations for Vegan Travelers

Top 10 Destinations for Vegan Travelers

Top 10 Places That Are Vegan-Friendly (Including a Guide Around Each City) With the holiday season around the corner, you might be thinking about your next vacation destination. As we’ve discussed in many previous blog posts, food is one of the best ways to experience the culture of a geographic location. If you’ve been following …

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College 9 Colleges with the Most Flexible, Nontraditional Curricula

9 Colleges with the Most Flexible, Nontraditional Curricula

9 Colleges with the Most Flexible, Nontraditional Curricula College is a great time to try your hand at many different subjects and obtain a variety of skillsets before you commit to a major or multiple majors. For this reason, as well as to ensure a well-rounded education, most colleges require undergraduates to pursue some sort …

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Food The Ultimate Vegan Guide to French Cooking

The Ultimate Vegan Guide to French Cooking

Convert Classic French Dishes into Vegan Versions with the Below Recipes Many things probably come to mind when you think of French cuisine. The adjectives elegant, romantic, and rich might be on that list. But perhaps the furthest thing from your mind when you think of French cooking is the word “vegan.” Let’s face it—the …

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