Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month falls in the month of May. Lupus is a type of autoimmune disease which inflames and damages the body organs or tissues. Lupus can affect any part of the body. It commonly affects the joints and skin. The causes of Lupus remains a mystery. However, some doctors believe that it’s a combination of several factors such as environmental, genetics and hormones. Lupus is a non-contagious illness. The symptoms may last for weeks, months or even years.
A person with Lupus may experience the following symptoms:
Swollen and painful jointsAnaemiaHeadaches or migrainesFeverChest painsSkin rashes which assemble a butterfly on the faceMouth ulcersFatigue

Consult your doctor if you experience any of the above symptoms. He or she will prescribe you the best medication or treatment to treat your condition. If you’re interested in spreading awareness about Lupus but unsure of how to start, check out this website.

6 Foods To Boost Your Brain

Eating a balanced diet plays an important role in improving our brain function. However, most people prefer to eat processed foods that are loaded with chemicals and additives. Processed foods are not nutritious and beneficial to our health. Believe it or not, healthy foods or brain foods bring a positive impact on our brain health. These brain foods are rich in antioxidants vitamins, minerals and good fats which protect the brain against inflammation and other diseases. The list below shows 6 foods that are good for our brains:

1. Broccoli

Most of us hate veggies but broccoli is one the best foods for our brains. It is abundant in choline, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K which boost our brain memory. Besides that, it has lots of fiber, making you feel full faster skip on junk food. Broccoli makes excellent soups. You may want to have broccoli soup for dinner tonight for a change. 

2. Blueberries
Blueberries are sweet and taste like candy. They are great as workout snacks without you breaking y…

Helpful Tips To Try When You Have Trouble Falling Asleep

Insomnia is a medical condition where a person has difficulty falling asleep or remain asleep throughout the night. Staying awake and unable to sleep is exhausting. Your body natural system has gone haywire as it should be resting after a long day of work. Insomnia can be classified as an acute or chronic condition. Acute insomnia may last several days while chronic insomnia can last for months or years. Currently, there are more women who suffer from insomnia compared to men.

Insomnia is contributed by several factors. Some insomnia presents symptoms of other underlying conditions namely stress, depression, anxiety or chronic pain. Other causes of insomnia include:

Too many distractions before bedtime such as noise and artificial light.Watching television before going to bed.Psychological issues.

These are a few useful tips to help you fall asleep at night: Eliminate distractions. Switch off or silent your mobile phones.Do relaxation or breathing exercises to calm your mind down.Set 1/…

Benefits Of Joining Student Organizations

College students are always busy. They have to juggle classes, work, assignments, and family. The to-do lists on their schedules are endless. Joining a student organization seems to be the last thing on the list. However, it is important to be active in student organizations as it brings positive impacts on your studies, future career, and personal growth. Here are several benefits of joining student organizations:

Develop Leadership Skills
Students get the opportunity to take up leadership roles such as the president, secretary, and treasurer when they join student organizations. These leadership roles are able to equip students with the essential knowledge, skills, and qualities to excel in their future careers. Besides that, joining a student organization challenges students with to tackle issues that might arise during their involvement period. Hence, they are more ready in anticipating real-world challenges at work and become better leaders.

Learn Effective Time Management Skills

4 False College Myths

College application involves a long and tedious process. You have to decide on your college, major, loans, and accommodation. It is common for new students to hear rumors of studying in college from past students. These myths can give them some misconceptions on the real college studying experience. As a result, they may miss great opportunities during their college lives. It is time to stop believing in college myths and focus on knowing the truth. Let's uncover these 4 college myths.

1.  You Must Choose Your Major Prior To Entering College

Most students are clueless about what they want to do after they graduate from college. It is not necessary to choose your final major during your college application. You still have time to switch majors if you find that your current major is not your cup of tea after all. People more often end up with a job that is different from their designated major. Your major will only direct you to your career paths such as business or education field.…

Benefits Of Cycling You Won't Want To Miss

Dear Readers,

We have entered the end of March 2018. Are you struggling to achieve your goals and resolutions? I hope that you have not given up yet. If you are looking for a new activity for a change, consider taking up a new hobby such as cycling. I'm sure you are wondering how is cycling beneficial to your health. Keep reading and let's find out all the advantages it offers below!

Tone Muscles and Promote Weight Loss
Cycling involves a lot of resistance element which helps to build muscles. It is a healthy workout that targets every part of the body. People always assume that cycling targets only the calves, quads and thighs areas. In fact, your arm muscles are strengthened as they do most of the balancing work when you hold onto the handlebars. When you have increased muscle mass, more percentage of your body fat is burnt during a workout. Good news, collegiates! This is another way to shed off the extra pounds besides dieting.

Improves Heart Health
Cycling improves cardiova…

4 Fun Ways To Make Full Use Of Your Easter Holidays

Easter is just around the corner. Easter signifies the beginning of spring, and not to forget campus holidays! If you can't get to celebrate Easter at home this year, try a new experience celebrating  Easter in college instead. Have a memorable time celebrating this Easter season with your friends in college by including these 4 fun ways.
Easter Egg Treasure Hunt
Who says egg treasure hunt is only for kids? Adults do need to have some fun too. Grab your art supplies and gather your friends to an egg dyeing party. It's an inexpensive, colorful and fun activity. All you need are old newspapers, art supplies, a place to dry the eggs and your besties. Once you are done, find a place on campus to hide the eggs. Make sure to hide them in super-tricky spots where they are not easily found. Create maps containing treasure hunt routes to make the activity more interesting and adventurous.

Treat Yourself A Manicure
Treating yourself and your friends a manicure treatment is an exciting wa…