BY CARRIE GAVIT To-do lists keep me on track. When I sit down to make one, I’m able to sort out my life, make the most of my days and help settle any anxieties or stress I’m feeling about what I need to get done in order to enjoy life more.
By Kathleen Fatica A troubling quote has invaded travel lover’s Instagram accounts, Pinterest boards, and way of thinking.
The Hero Challenge is in support of Humanity Unified International, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering communities to rise out of poverty through education, food security projects and economic opportunities.
Enjoy the terrace at Atlantis Books By Julia Zaremba There are few travel companions better than books, especially those that already come dotted with thumbprints and do not need to be recharged.
Bernadette is our hero. She is just like you and me. She has a mother and a father, a family of her own, a community she belongs to and a job.
Slum via Shutterstock By Julia Zaremba Where there is poverty, there are slums. Yet, while these ghettos house their share of misery, it’s not all just despair.
By Cathy Madeo The Culture-ist has teamed up with Cathy Madeo to give our Wellness Warriors a series of yoga videos to invoke feelings of wellness.
Neighborhood photo via Shutterstock. By Kathleen Fatica When the average American citizen hears the word “sex trafficking”, their mind likely conjures up images of prostitutes in Amsterdam’s Red Light District, women in Cambodia being auctioned off by their parents, and kidnapped women in far-off places.
BY MICHELLE BAO Although the official presidential candidates for both the Republican and Democratic Parties have yet to be nominated, all U.S.
Stari Most via Shutterstock By Julia Zaremba Two sides of the river, both alike in dignity. For thousands of years, Mostar has been divided between cultures, religions and political powers.
BY CARRIE GAVIT When I first ventured into vegetarianism, I gazed longingly at each slice of pepperoni pizza that passed in front of my eyes.
BY CARRIE GAVIT As you plan your summer European travels, consider leaving behind city centers to shake up what you see, do and experience.
It’s summer in the northern hemisphere which means many of us are planning our summer getaways. Whether you’re backpacking through Europe or Asia or staying beachside at an eco hotel, many of us will use Instagram to share photos and stay in touch with friends.
BY MICHELLE BAO Giving back to your community using the resources at your disposal is highly commendable.
Sunflowers by Shutterstock A guide to Marche, Italy… By Julia Zaremba We all have dreams of the ideal Italian getaway: towns seeped in history, terracotta roofs glistening in the sun, pasta shapes molded by hand, cerulean seas fading into the horizon, and wine grown in the backyard.
Kathleen Fatica Baylor University, University of California, Los Angeles, and DePaul University are just a few of the college campuses that have been rocked by traumatic events.
By Julia Zaremba For centuries, Latin American authors have been using their voice to depict political corruption and the question of national identity.
BY CARRIE GAVIT Looking to kick coffee or dive into a new summer drink addiction? Matcha might be the answer.
BY MICHELLE BAO We all eat. We need the nutrition to survive. Plus, eating can be both an enjoyable and social experience.
By Kathleen Fatica I’m a big worrier, and I always have been. I’ll probably never know why – but I do know that I’m definitely not alone. Anxiety isn’t unique to me or new, and more and more millennials seem to be feeling this kind of stress.