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How to Stay Focused While Distance Learning

Slow and Steady Wins the Distance Learning Race There’s nothing like a mound of classwork on top of your already overflowing plate to send you into a complete tailspin. While distance learning or hybrid learning (a marriage between in-person learning and distance learning) can fit seamlessly with your schedule and allow you to pursue your

How to Choose a Beard Style

To Beard or Not to Beard… That is the Question Speaking of The Bard, he did have a pretty impressively curled mustache paired with a short and tight beard style. One might say that The Bard’s beard style reflected emotional strength with an artistic flare.  A beard speaks even when the man is silent.  Whether

Hair Type: Everything You Need to Know

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: What the Heck is My Hair Type? We spend a tremendous amount of time identifying our skin type, analyzing t-zones, and sifting through a sea of products and ingredients… Our face is the first thing people see, you know. We allocate far less time, however, to assessing our hair type,

How to Cover a Pimple with Makeup

Have No Fear, Makeup is Here Despite our best skincare efforts, some mornings we wake up with an unfriendly companion: the dreaded pimple.  While there is no miracle solution to zap a zit dead in its tracks (please someone work on this), you can cover an aggravating pimple effectively with makeup.  So, grab your coffee,

What Does Clean Beauty Mean? An In-Depth Analysis of Key Terminology in the Beauty Industry

What Do You Mean by Clean? Sephora, Ulta, Target, and various beauty retailers have stringent requirements for products that can be approved and marketed under their “Clean Beauty” category. But, the prerequisites are vastly different from retailer to retailer. Why?  “Clean beauty” is a commonly used term in the beauty space, but the definition for

How to Use Acupressure for Anxiety Relief

Long, Long Ago…  The earliest known literature on acupuncture and acupressure originated from the Jin Dynasty of the 3rd century A.D. The Systematic Classic of Acupuncture and Moxibustion was published by clinician Huang-fu Mi and provided the building block for modern day Eastern medicine.  In fact, the most common Eastern medicinal practices we are familiar

How the Sun Affects Your Skin (and What You Can Do About It)

It’s All Fun in the Sun, Until…   … You spend a tad-bit too long on a comfy, Adirondack chair reading that historical fiction novel you desperately need to finish while sipping a refreshing beverage. You reached the tantalizing end of your novel, but you also gained a painfully irritating sunburn on your face, shoulders,

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

  Pampering with a Purpose The power of human touch has long been recognized as an imperative contribution to our sense of well being. From ancient societies to the modern “Digital Age,” touch (or lack thereof) remains a crucial facet of interpersonal communication.  Greek Mythology’s King Midas wished to Dionyssus for everything he touched to

How Do You Know if Distance Learning is Right for You?

Distance Makes the Brain Grow Smarter…  Decisions used to be simple, didn’t they? Wide ruled or college ruled paper. Peanut butter and banana or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Rollerblading or biking.  As adults, we have to make seemingly monumental decisions that feel as if they could crush our entire world or elevate our lives

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