Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

20 Money-Saving Tips for Frugal Students

20 Money-Saving Tips for Frugal Students

Saving money is hard enough when you’re not a college student with a busy schedule. Although a challenge, it is possible to find savings in every corner of your budget. The Rented Life‘s David Levitz knows about this challenge all too well. The University of Minnesota student is currently working his way through a semester ...

6 Ways to Be Eco-Friendly in College

6 Ways to Be Eco-Friendly in College

Whether you’re a surfer, environmentalist, banker, or just a lover of single-use plastic, we’re all destined to leave some kind of carbon footprint behind us. As a college student, you’re probably well aware of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the radioactive fallout from Fukushima, and the seemingly never-ending oil spills around the world. Maybe you can’t ...

Simplifying Your Life in Three Easy Steps

Simplifying Your Life in Three Easy Steps

Being a college student means you get to accumulate free stuff. By the time that you’re in your last year of school, you’ll start to realize how insignificant all of that free stuff really is in the grand scheme of things. It’s time that you start focusing on what’s important. For many of you, that ...

A Messy Person’s Guide to Being Clean and Organized

A Messy Person’s Guide to Being Clean and Organized

Wouldn’t it be nice? Never having to look at a pile of messy clothes, stacks of papers, dirty trash, or dozens of emails ever again? It’s definitely possible; and a lot easier than you might think. I used to be a messy person. That’s just who I thought I was. I didn’t place enough value ...

How to Stop Being ‘Busy’ and Prevent Burnout

How to Stop Being ‘Busy’ and Prevent Burnout

If you find yourself increasingly busy — with no time for friends or anything outside of your work or studies — you’re likely headed toward a burnout that will leave you sick, tired, and utterly useless. There is a bright side, though: You recognize your problem and want to prevent a burn out. Because busyness ...

Six Summer Sorts: Which Type Are You?

Six Summer Sorts: Which Type Are You?

Whether this is your first college-age summer or your last, it’s important to make the most of every summer vacation before life slaps you in the face. There are many different types of summer-lovers out there, so consider what you want to get out of your summer, then buckle down and make a plan. 1. ...

7 Ways To Raise Your Social Status

7 Ways To Raise Your Social Status

A lot of people believe that your social status is given to you and can rarely be changed. That’s so incredibly wrong. You can adjust your social standing with your peers, friends, acquaintances, family and whoever else interacts with you just by taking care on how you interact with others and portray yourself to them. ...

The Negative Impacts of Binge Drinking in College

The Negative Impacts of Binge Drinking in College

One drink, two drink, three drink…floor. If you’re a college student, chances are that you have drunk from time to time or almost all the time. Students always joke about how much they can drink and “apologize to my liver before tonight”. You may not put much thought into it, but depending on your drinking ...

Themes For College Parties

Themes For College Parties

Finding the right theme for your college party can be a difficult proposition, so I thought, in my infinite wisdom, I should compile a list of some options with a pros and cons list to help you out. This list is primarily for large house parties and/or the smaller, more creative frats. Some guidelines for ...

Reduce Procrastination by Developing a Productive Lifestyle

Reduce Procrastination by Developing a Productive Lifestyle

I consider myself a connoisseur of productivity apps. That’s not something I’m proud of though, considering the reason behind my expertise. I’m a chronic procrastinator. Accepting this flaw and recognizing why it affects me has been a long process, but don’t congratulate me just yet. Acceptance is simple and requires no action. I’ve learned that if ...

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