A vegan diet, which was once considered fringe, is rapidly increasing in popularity across the United States. A Nielsen survey found that 39% of Americans want to eat more plant-based foods, and 14% believe there’s no reason to eat meat at all. Going vegan means completely giving up animal products, such as meat, fish, eggs, cheese, yogurt, and milk. Since Americans have one of the … Continue reading Should I Go Vegan?
Social media gained widespread popularity with MySpace in the mid-2000s. Now, nearly 80% of Americans are active on at least one social media platform, according to Pew Research Center. When social media first began, no one knew how it would affect users. As social media has majorly expanded over the past decade and a half, we’ve all essentially been part of a real-time experiment. Experts … Continue reading Social Media’s Effect on the Psyche
According to The Free Dictionary, the phrase “to walk a mile in my shoes” is “to consider or understand another person’s perspectives, experiences, or motivations before making a judgment about them.” As a drug and alcohol counselor, Travis Hall can certainly put his patients at ease as he explains that he has indeed been where they’ve been. Hall works as a drug and alcohol counselor … Continue reading Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
When you look at the life of Addison Manus, all you seem to see is a life filled with success. You can walk into the halls of Winder Barrow High School in Winder, Georgia, and there on the wall of the school’s gymnasium you will see a picture of Manusin her cheerleader uniform with an inscription under her picture that says “All-American.” Head south to … Continue reading Building a Life of Success
Many diets come and go, but one diets that seems to continuously make a comeback is the raw food diet. The raw food diet consists of cutting out meat and preservatives and only consuming organic fruits, vegetables, and grains. The diet comes from the idea that if you cook food, you strip it of the nutrients that help your body. That’s what makes it raw; … Continue reading Raw Food COMEBACK