Goal Setting for the New Year: 3 Strategies that Work

Goal Setting for the New Year: 3 Strategies that Work

At the end of each year, like clockwork, we start thinking about resolutions for the New Year. However, for many of us, setting goals quickly turns into a wish list. Rather than thinking realistically how to improve our lives, we start fantasizing about how to transform them. Let's face it: you can’t quit every bad [...]

7 Tips to Manage Holiday Stress

7 Tips to Manage Holiday Stress

Between the shopping, cooking and party planning, let’s face it: we all get swept up in the holiday craziness. With such busy schedules and a never-ending to-do list, ‘tis the season to be stressed. In fact, according to a survey conducted by Healthline, sixty-two percent of respondents described their stress level as “very or somewhat” [...]

How Listening to Music Affects Your Workout (According to Science)

How Listening to Music Affects Your Workout (According to Science)

Nothing beats that feeling of being in the zone listening to your favorite workout playlist. It gives you a boost to go that extra mile, do another rep, and push yourself to the limit. But what is it about music that motivates us during exercise? Is there any science behind it? According to recent research, there [...]

The Psychology of Dreams: Common Themes, Theories and More

The Psychology of Dreams: Common Themes, Theories and More

It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves at some point: “What does my dream mean?” As a journalism/psychology major, I was always fascinated by dreaming and “The Psychology of Dreams” turned out to be my favorite class in college. I wondered: do our dreams reveal hidden truths in our subconscious mind? Can we analyze our [...]